Italian Spaghetti Squash Boats

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Italian Spaghetti Squash Boats that are so easy to make and a healthier Gluten Free alternative to noodles. Made with simple healthy ingredients and is low in calories!


Units Scale
  • 1 large Spaghetti Squash
  • 1/2 Red Pepper chopped
  • 1/2 Sweet Onion chopped
  • 4 cloves minced Garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Basil
  • 2 1/2 cups of Marinara Sauce
  • 1/2 cups shredded low fat Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Wash and cut Spaghetti Squash in half lengthwise.
  3. Scoop out the seeds.
  4. Place squash halves cut side up on foil lined baking sheet.
  5. Brush 1 Tbsp Olive Oil over insides of squash.
  6. Season with Salt and Pepper.
  7. Bake for 1 hour.
  8. While the squash is baking prepare filling.
  9. In large saute pan add 1 Tbsp Olive Oil, Red Pepper, Onion, and Garlic.
  10. Saute 8-10 minutes until softened.
  11. Add Marinara Sauce to the sauté pan and turn heat down to low.
  12. Let simmer until squash is done.
  13. Remove baked squash from oven.
  14. With a fork gentle scrape the insides until it forms a spaghetti like consistency.
  15. In layers, add Marinara Sauce, Basil, Parmesan, and Mozzarella
  16. Bake for 12 minutes.
  17. Enjoy!

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