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Get all of the flavors of a traditional lasagna without the guilt with this healthier Spaghetti Squash Lasagna. Perfect for dinner with the whole family.

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Get all of the flavors of a traditional lasagna without the guilt with this healthier Spaghetti Squash Lasagna. Perfect for dinner with the whole family.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 Spaghetti Squash medium size
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 24 oz marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded and divided
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese shredded and divided
  • 16 oz part skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 TBSP dried parsely

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425

  2. Cut spaghetti squash in half, lengthwise and scoop out pulp

  3. Cover the bottom of a rimmed baking sheet with water and lay the spaghetti squash open side down on the sheet

  4. Bake the squash for 1 hour or until the outside of the squash is soft when you poke it with a fork

  5. Remove spaghetti squash from the oven and allow it to cool

  6. Brown ground beef and drain 

  7. Mix together the ground beef and marinara sauce in a large bowl

  8. In a medium bowl mix together the ricotta, egg, 1/2 cup mozzarella, 1/4 cup parmesan and the parsley

  9. Once the spaghetti squash has cooled take a fork and scrape the spaghetti squash out, it will come out looking like spaghetti noodles. 

  10. As you scrape it out mix it in the bowl with the ground beef and marinara.

  11. Take the ricotta mixture and spread 1/4 cup into the bottom of each spaghetti squash shell

  12. Next pour some of the spaghetti squash/marinara mixture into each shell 

  13. Repeat each step once and then top with the remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese

  14. Put the spaghetti squash boats back in the oven and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the cheese has melted