Spaghetti Squash Casserole Recipe

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Spaghetti Squash Casserole Recipe

1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeds removed
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 sm onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp dried basil
2 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 c (8 ounces) 1% cottage cheese
1/2 c (2 ounces) shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese
1/4 c chopped parsley
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 c (1 ounce) grated parmesan cheese
3 Tbsp seasoned dry bread crumbs


1. PREHEAT the oven to 400°F. Coat a 13″ x 9″ baking dish and a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Place the squash, cut side down, on the sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a sharp knife. With a fork, scrape the squash strands into a large bowl.
2. MEANWHILE, warm the oil in a medium skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and basil. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft. Add the tomatoes. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the mixture is dry.
3. ADD the cottage cheese, mozzarella, parsley, salt, and the onion mixture to the bowl with the squash. Stir to mix. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with the Parmesan and bread crumbs.
4. BAKE for 30 minutes, or until bubbly and heated through.


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