Spaghetti Squash Lasanga

This Spaghetti Squash Lasagna is super easy to make and loaded with all the same flavors of traditional delicious cheesy lasagna dinner. Made with just a few simple ingredients and spaghetti squash noodles you get a gluten free, vegetarian, low carb, easy main dish!

This Spaghetti Squash Lasagna is super easy to make and loaded with all the same flavors of traditional delicious cheesy lasagna dinner. Made with just a few simple ingredients and spaghetti squash noodles you get a gluten free, vegetarian, low carb, easy main dish!

Do you need a new idea for Meatless Monday?

Look No Further…This is your dinner!


Lasagna has always been a favorite comfort food of mine! I also love the ability to incorporate healthy and veggies into all my dishes. With that, I wanted to create an easy recipe using spaghetti squash that had all the same yummy flavors of lasagna.

You all are going to seriously LOVE this baked spaghetti squash lasagna!  Whether you are a vegetarian or not this spaghetti squash lasagna is absolutely delicious.  Confession: I literally couldn’t stop shoving heaping spoonful’s straight to my face “taste testing” this dish! It is just THAT good! Spaghetti squash, cheese and topped with fresh basil this lightened-up dish makes the perfect dinner for all those hungry men, or kiddos, in your life!

Oh…and it’s a great way to sneak in those veggies!

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Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

This Spaghetti Squash Lasagna is super easy to make and loaded with all the same flavors of traditional delicious cheesy lasagna dinner. Made with just a few simple ingredients and spaghetti squash noodles you get a gluten free, vegetarian, low carb, easy main dish!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Lasagna, Spaghetti, squash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • medium spaghetti squash- about 3 1/2 cups cooked
  • cup  ricotta cheese
  • 1/4  cup  parmesan cheese shredded
  • egg
  • 1/2  tsp.  dried parsley
  • 1/4  tsp.  garlic powder
  • cups  marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2  cups  mozzarella cheese shredded

optional toppings:

  • fresh chopped basil
  • extra parmesan cheese for topping

Instructions

Cooking Spaghetti Squash:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds.
  3. Lay squash down flesh facing bottom of pan and cover pan with just enough water to touch squash.
  4. Bake approximately 30 minutes till can be easily pierced with a fork.
  5. Remove from the oven and turn right side up and allow to cool at least 10 minutes before removing strands with a fork.

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Meanwhile in small mixing bowl add ricotta cheese, egg, parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic powder and mix until incorporated.
  3. Cover bottom of 1.75 quart casserole dish with thin layer of marinara sauce.
  4. Next add layer of spaghetti squash noodles, ricotta cheese mix, mozzarella cheese, sauce and repeat.
  5. Top with optional parmesan cheese.
  6. Bake in preheated oven about 20-25 minutes till bubbly and starting to brown.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to set at least 10 minutes prior to serving.

Recipe Notes

Can be stored covered in the fridge for up to a week. Can easily be made ahead and reheated.



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