Spaghetti Squash Boats Chicken Sausage

Italian Spaghetti Squash Boats Chicken Sausage

Ingredients (4 Servings)

  • 2 medium-sized spaghetti squash
  • 1 pound of Italian chicken sausage
  • 2 cups of prepared marinara sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  • Slice off the end of the squash and stand the squash upright on the newly created flat end. Use your knife to slice the squash in half.
  • Use a spoon to scoop out seeds and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the halves upside down in baking dish and add 1 inch of water.
  • Bake until squash is tender, about 40 minutes or so.
  • Remove the squash’s flesh with a fork, and keep the shells.
  • Remove the chicken sausage casings.
  • Preheat olive oil in a large pan and place the chicken sausages in the pan. Use a spatula to break up the meat and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the marinara sauce, the spaghetti squash, salt and pepper to taste, and stir to combine.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes and stir occasionally.
  • Preheat the broiler. Divide the spaghetti squash mixture between the four spaghetti squash shells and sprinkle cheese.
  • Broil the boats for 3-5 minutes, until cheese is melted and browned.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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