Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Ground Turkey and Vegetables

“A low-carb alternative to pasta, this dish features roasted spaghetti squash stuffed with ground turkey, sauteed asparagus, tomatoes, basil, onion, and garlic.”

Ingredients

  • aluminum foil
  • 1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeded
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided, or more to taste
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 8 fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, or to taste
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 ounces chicken broth

Directions

 

 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Coat inside of each spaghetti squash half with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place spaghetti squash, skin-side up, on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Roast spaghetti squash in the preheated oven until skin can easily be pierced with a fork, 30 to 45 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, cook ground turkey in a skillet over medium heat until browned. Combine tomatoes, asparagus, onion, basil, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper in a bowl and mix well. Add to browned ground turkey in the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and cook until asparagus is slightly tender, about 5 more minutes.
  5. Remove cooked spaghetti squash from oven and let cool until easily handled. Scrape squash into spaghetti strands using a fork and place into a bowl. Try to maintain the integrity of the squash skin and you can using as a serving vessel.
  6. Place 1/2 the spaghetti squash into a serving dish or the squash skin and top with turkey-vegetable mixture.
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Source : allrecipes.com