Italian Spaghetti Squash

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Italian Spaghetti Squash

Using Spaghetti squash as pasta makes this an Italian dish that is Gluten free and Diabetic friendly

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A TOTALLY GLUTEN FREE DISH

Bake:   400 degrees   Time:  60 minutes

Ingredients

1 spaghetti squash
1 pound turkey ground
1 1/2 teaspoon basil crushed
3/4 teaspoon oregano crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 pepper
3/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 can (28 oz.) tomatoes crushed
4 slices lite swiss cheese (prevalone or mozzarella)
pecorino/romano cheese grated

Directions

1.  Cut squash in half lengthwise, remove seeds and place cut side down in baking dish of water & bake in pre-heated 400 degree oven for 60 minutes
2.  Brown ground turkey in a little oil in a hot skillet till all pink color is gone
3.  Add all the dried ingredients and then the crushed tomatoes
4.  Cover pan and simmer 20 minutes
5.  Fork out the squash from each half and put in a large bowl, adding about two-thirds of meat sauce and stir together
6.  Return squash/meat mixture to each half of squash skins
7.  Sprinkle top with pecorino/romano grated cheese and add two slices of cheese to each half of squash
8.  Microwave until cheese is melted

* To learn more about Spaghetti Squash go to my Food Fact page

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