• 2 medium sized spaghetti squash
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil or canola oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 (26 oz.) jar herb flavored pasta sauce
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Slice squash in half and remove seeds. Place halves in a dish, flesh side down. Cover with paper towel. Microwave on high for 8 to 12 minutes, or until tender. Let stand 5 minutes, then scrape out strands with a fork.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and bell pepper; cook 2 minutes.
  3. Remove veggies and place ground beef in skillet. Cook beef until browned, about 5 minutes. Return vegetables to pan with pasta sauce. Simmer mixture for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve strands topped with meat sauce and garnish with Parmesan.
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