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Spaghetti Squash Taco Bake
Spaghetti Squash Taco Bake

This spaghetti squash taco bake combines low-carb spaghetti squash with floor turkey, taco seasoning, salsa and cheese for a delicious, healthy and smooth dinner.

I had been death to proportion this recipe with you ever in view that I created it! It’s the sort of amusing weeknight dinner idea that is full of greens and protein. If you need a brand new meal educate concept, add this in your listing! This is sure to be a favourite with kids and adults alike.

Here’s What You Need

veggies – spaghetti squash, yellow onion, garlic, clean cilantro, jalapeño
floor turkey – you may additionally make this taco bake vegetarian via using floor vegetarian meat crumbles in location of turkey
black beans
salsa
seasonings – taco seasoning, tomato paste, chili powder, salt and pepper
shredded Mexican cheese
toppings – green onions, avocado and plain Greek yogurt or sour cream

Simple Weeknight Dinner
This recipe is really brief and clean, mainly if you roast your spaghetti squash as a part of your weekly meal prep! I incredibly advise the use of my spaghetti squash roasting technique in which you cut the squash into rings. It makes for spaghetti squash that’s flawlessly cooked, however not watery.

Once your squash is roasted (or at least inside the oven) you can begin cooking up the alternative substances.

Heat oil in a large sauté pan and upload the garlic and onion. Cook till onion has softened and the aggregate is fragrant. Add the floor turkey and taco seasoning to the pan and cook dinner until turkey is cooked via. Add in the black beans, salsa, cilantro, tomato paste, jalapeño, chili powder, salt and pepper to the pan. Stir and cook dinner till the entirety is well mixed. Remove from warmth.

Once the squash is achieved roasting, carefully eliminate the spaghetti strands from the peel and add the squash to the floor turkey combination. Toss to combine and switch to a baking dish. Top with cheese and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the mixture is heat throughout and the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and serve.

Serving Suggestions
For this taco bake I recommend topping it with sparkling cilantro, green onions, tomatoes, avocado, sour cream/Greek yogurt and jalapeño slices if you want a touch spice.

This is a genuinely a full meal on its own, but you could’t cross wrong pairing it with a easy aspect salad tossed in my tomatillo avocado dressing. You may also make some additional sides like black bean dip or healthy guacamole with chips or this avocado corn salad.

DESCRIPTION
This spaghetti squash taco bake combines low-carb spaghetti squash with floor turkey, taco seasoning, salsa and cheese for a delicious, healthy and smooth dinner.

INGREDIENTS

1 Tablespoon olive oil
½ yellow onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro + more for garnish
1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
1 pound ground turkey
2 Tablespoons taco seasoning
1 spaghetti squash, roasted
1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
¼ cup salsa
½ teaspoon chili powder
2 Tablespoons tomato paste
1 Tablespoon chopped jalapeño + more for garnish
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon sea salt
Toppings: green onions, avocado, plain Greek yogurt/sour cream, cilantro, jalapeño

INSTRUCTIONS

Roast spaghetti squash. (Instructions for the way to cook dinner spaghetti squash can be located here.)
While squash is roasting, warmness oil in a massive sauté pan over medium warmness. Add onion and garlic and prepare dinner until aromatic, approximately 4-5 minutes. Add ground turkey and taco seasoning to the pan and prepare dinner, breaking meat aside with your spatula. Once turkey is cooked via and no longer red, upload black beans, salsa, cilantro, tomato paste, jalapeño, chili powder, pepper and sea salt to the pan. Stir until mixed. Remove from warmth and set apart.

One squash is roasted and funky enough to the touch, get rid of spaghetti strands from the peel and add the squash to the pan with floor turkey mixture. Toss to combine then transfer to a eight×eight or nine×nine rectangular baking dish. Sprinkle cheese on pinnacle.
Bake inside the oven for 15-20 mins at 375°F, or till spaghetti squash bake is warm in the course of and cheese is melted.
Serve crowned with fresh cilantro, jalapeño, inexperienced onions, chopped tomatoes, avocado and/or sour cream.