5 Ingredient Spaghetti Squash Bolognese
Enjoy spaghetti without the carbs with this spaghetti squash bolognese! All you’ll need is 5 simple ingredients to make this veggie-forward dish that is super satisfying and so tasty.
Spaghetti squash is kinda like zucchini – very versatile and easy to make into Italian comfort dishes that we all love but with less guilt! I love Italian food and everything pasta. But sometimes I like to cut back on the carbs and enjoy a a veggie-forward version of my Italian favorites – just like my zucchini lasagna and eggplant rollatini. This dish is perfect for the spaghetti and noodle lover (like myself) that wants to watch their carb intake or those looking for a kid-friendly veggie dish for the picky eater.
One of the many great things about this recipe is it consists of only 5 ingredients and takes no time at all to develop a delicious dinner that the whole family will love! It’s win-win situation, friends.
5 Ingredients You’ll Need
All you’ll need is just 5 ingredients to make this simple spaghetti squash recipe happen. Here’s the full list, including my recommend ingredient substitutions:
Ground beef: I recommend using all-natural organic beef. You can also swap for ground turkey or chicken too.
Tomato sauce: use your favorite jarred pasta sauce or make my family’s famous San Marzano tomato sauce.
Spaghetti squash: you can also swap for regular zucchini noodles (sautéed until soft).
Oil: I recommend extra virgin olive oil.
Salt & pepper
What to Serve with Spaghetti Squash Bolognese
More Low Carb Italian Dishes
- Easy Zucchini Lasagna
- Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats
- Baked Eggplant Rollatini
- Baked Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Noodles
- Cheesy Rotini Pasta with Roasted Vegetables
There is nothing better than a recipe that is simple, quick, and healthy all at the same time. Let’s have a round of applause for veggie pasta that still gives ALL the feels and taste of regular noodles and meat sauce but with less guilt!
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Enjoy spaghetti without the carbs with this spaghetti squash bolognese! All you'll need is 5 simple ingredients to make this veggie-forward dish that is super satisfying and so tasty.
Preheat oven to 400Place spaghetti squash in microwave for 4-5 minutes to soften. Cut in half and scrape seeds out. Brush inside squash with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and lay face down on a sheet pan. Roast for 30 minutes.
In skillet, brown ground beef in oil for 7 to 10 minutes. Add tomato sauce to ground beef and let simmer until spaghetti squash is finished.
Use a fork to scrape squash. Serve squash with meat sauce over top with freshly grated parmesan and basil.