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spaghetti squash recipe

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Yummy lasagna flavored spaghetti squash dish that is sure to please your family
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword lasagna, meatless meal, spaghetti squash
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author Christina


  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 c shredded mozzarella cheese plus extra to top it
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 c ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning


  • Cut spaghetti squash in half and scrape out seeds.
  • Place cut side down on a baking sheet and bake at 400 for 40 minutes or until a fork can poke it easily.
  • While your squash is baking, make the filling.
  • Place oil and onion in skillet and cook on low until translucent.
  • Add garlic, red pepper, salt, Italian seasoning and tomato sauce.
  • Cook until sauce is thick and bubbly, about 10 minutes on medium.
  • Add cottage cheese and mozzarella and mix.
  • Scrape the strings of squash out of the shell with a fork and place in skillet.
  • Mix all ingredients together and place them back in the squash shell.
  • Top with more cheese.
  • Bake in a 350 oven until cheese is melted, bubbly and slightly browned.