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Spaghetti Squash & Meat Sauce

BS' in the Kitchen
Ditch the pasta and using a spaghetti squash as a vehicle for some delicious meat sauce!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup ground beef
  • 1/2 white onion minced
  • 1/2 small zucchini chopped to small cubes
  • 1 carrots finely chopped
  • 2 to matoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup red wine optional
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1 handful fresh basil chopped
  • salt & pepper
  • Kraft Italiano cheese mix

Instructions
 

  • In a pan on medium heat, add olive oil.
  • Once heated, add your ground beef, giving a quick stir to mix in with the olive oil, then allow to fry untouched for a minute or so.
  • Once beginning to brown, stir meat, and add in your onion, zucchini, carrots and tomatoes.
  • Allow the vegetables to cook about five minutes, until onions begin to turn translucent.
  • Add in your red wine (optional), and cook for about 2 minutes until alcohol has burned off.
  • Add in your tomato sauce, stirring and allowing to simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
  • As sauce is simmering, add basil, salt & pepper to taste.
  • While meat sauce is simmering, preheat your oven to 400F, and slice your squash in half, removing the seeds.
  • Once sauce is ready, add a sprinkle of salt & pepper to each squash half and fill with meat sauce, top with cheese and bake for 20-30 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!