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Low-Fat Spaghetti Squash Casserole

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“Creamy, cheesy goodness of a pasta dish without the starch and a lot less fat. My husband was a big skeptic, but after he tried it, he went back for seconds! I like to make this on the weekend to reheat during the week to cut down on cooking after work. Can be reheated in the oven with a cover and comes out fine. Serve with a green salad or a side vegetable.”
READY IN:
2hrs
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the squash following one of the methods found at recipe #77554 "How to Cook Spaghetti Squash," posted by Johnney (thanks, Johnney!).
  2. Using a fork, scrape the flesh of the squash into spaghetti strands into a large bowl. Set aside.
  3. Spray a 10 inch skillet with non-stick spray. Add onion, garlic, tomato, mushrooms, salt and peppers. Saute until veggies are soft and water is evaporated. Remove from heat.
  4. In a very large mixing bowl, combine cottage cheese, mozzarella, half of the romano cheese, parsley and basil. Mix well.
  5. Add the sauteed veggies and combine.
  6. Add the spaghetti squash, folding it into the mixture.
  7. Spray a 13x9 inch baking dish with non-stick spray. Layer the squash mixture evenly.
  8. romano cheese and breadcrumbs on top. (You can add more parsley for color.).
  9. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees for 60 minutes. When done, the top will be lightly golden brown.

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