Stuffed Roasted Spaghetti Squash Halves (2) with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese - on a white platter.

Packed Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese is an easy supper that an entire household will like. It’s keto, low-carb, gluten-free, high in protein and fiber. You can quickly make it dairy-free by utilizing dairy-free cheddar cheese. Utilizing spaghetti squash is an excellent low-carb option to routine pasta recipes!

Stuffed Roasted Spaghetti Squash Halves (2) with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese - on a white platter.

Spaghetti squash with broccoli and sausage

The spaghetti squash is very first roasted in the oven, and after that packed with prepared spicy Italian sausage, blanched broccoli, and Cheddar cheese. This meal is gluten-free, low in calories, low in carbohydrates, and high in protein and fiber. The only dairy item utilized is Cheddar cheese, there is no cream and no butter. You can quickly make it dairy-free by utilizing dairy-free Cheddar cheese. This fast and simple recipe is pure home cooking made much healthier. Spaghetti squash is a terrific low-carb option to routine pasta, and you will not miss out on pasta in this recipe at all! If you like spaghetti squash and sausage combination, make sure to take a look at my Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Italian Sausage, Spinach, Tomatoes, and Mushrooms or this Fall-inspired Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with hot Italian Sausage, Spinach, Apples, Cheddar, and Pepper Jack Cheese.

Stuffed Roasted Spaghetti Squash Halves (2) with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese - on a baking sheet.

Why you’ll like it

  • Simpleness. This recipe needs just 4 primary ingredients (not consisting of olive oil, salt, and pepper). They are spaghetti squash, Italian sausage, broccoli, and cheddar cheese. Easy enough to make it on a hectic weeknight, when you do not wish to hang around on complex recipes!
  • Healthy pasta option. Spaghetti squash is a healthy, tasty, low-calorie, and gluten-free option to routine pasta.
  • This gluten-free recipe is an ideal addition to the vacation menu (Thanksgiving and Christmas) and is likewise an excellent alternative for a simple weeknight meal.

Main ingredients

  • Spaghetti squash is low in calories, extremely healthy, and a great source of folic acid, potassium, and beta-carotene.
  • I extremely advise hot Italian sausage. It’s so delicious, and the spiciness gets rather mellow given that it’s combined in with roasted spaghetti squash and broccoli. Spicy Italian sausage is really mouthwatering, which you desire in thisrecipe Moderate or sweet sausage may include excessive sweet taste and is merely not delicious enough.
  • Broccoli is an edible green plant and becomes part of the cabbage household. It’s an excellent source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K. It’s loaded with fiber!
  • Cheddar cheese sets so well with broccoli. You can quickly make this recipe dairy-free by utilizing dairy-free Cheddar.
  • Flavorings consist of salt and newly ground black pepper. A great deal of taste originates from the hot Italian sausage, so you do not require a lot of additional flavorings.
  • Olive oil is utilized to brush spaghetti squash halves before roasting.

Stuffed Roasted Spaghetti Squash Half with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese - on a white platter.

Variatoins and replacements

  • Utilize any winter season squash. You can make this recipe with butternut squash or acorn squash and things it with the very same filling. When utilizing acorn squash, bear in mind that they are smaller sized in size and bake quicker in the oven (about thirty minutes in the preheated oven at 400 F).
  • Other cheeses that you can utilize besides cheddar are pepper jack, shredded mozzarella, habanero cheddar, or Gruyere cheese.
  • Veggies. You can utilize spinach, kale, or Swiss chard. Other choices are bell peppers or mushrooms.

Stuffed Roasted Spaghetti Squash Halves (2) with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese - on a baking sheet.

Tips for Success

  • To utilize cooking time effectively, make the sausage and broccoli mix while you roast the spaghetti squash in the oven.
  • Usage fell apart sausage. It works finest for packing the spaghetti squash. Nevertheless, if you purchased sausage in cases, that’s not an issue – simply eliminate the cases and collapse the sausage as you prepare it.
  • Fresh broccoli or frozen. I utilized fresh broccoli however frozen broccoli (defrosted and drained pipes well of all liquid) would work fantastic, too!
  • Make it dairy-free. The only dairy item in this recipe is Cheddar cheese. Change it with your preferred dairy-free cheese option.

Storage and reheating ideas

  • Refrigerator.  Cool the leftovers in an airtight container for approximately 4 days.
  • Reheat in the oven.  Reheat it in the preheated oven at 350 F for about thirty minutes.
  • Reheat in the microwave.  You can likewise microwave the leftovers.  For the very best and fastest outcomes, take the sausage and broccoli mix out of the squash, and reheat this mix and the squash individually.  Then things the broccoli mix back into the spaghetti squash.

Other packed spaghetti squash recipes you may like

  • Packed Spaghetti Squash with Italian Sausage, Spinach, Tomatoes, and Mushrooms
  • Packed Spaghetti Squash with hot Italian Sausage, Spinach, Apples, Cheddar, and Pepper Jack Cheese
  • Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Tomatoes, Spinach, and Feta Cheese
Stuffed Roasted Spaghetti Squash Halves (2) with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese - on a white platter.

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Packed Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese

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Packed Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli, Sausage, and Cheddar Cheese is an easy supper that an entire household will like. It’s keto, low-carb, gluten-free, high in protein and fiber. You can quickly make it dairy-free by utilizing dairy-free cheddar cheese. Utilizing spaghetti squash is an excellent low-carb option to routine pasta recipes!
Course Main Dish
Food American, Mediterranean
Keyword sausage packed spaghetti squash, spaghetti squash with broccoli
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Prepare Time 40 minutes
Overall Time 1 hour
Portions 4 individuals
Author Julia

Ingredients

Spaghetti squash

  • 2 medium spaghetti squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Packing

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 16 oz hot Italian sausage collapsed
  • 10 oz broccoli florets about 4 or 5 cups
  • 6 oz cheddar cheese shredded

Directions

How to roast spaghetti squash

  • Preheat oven to 400 Fahrenheit. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut each squash into 2 halves and scrape the seeds and fiber from each half.
  • Note: Before cutting each squash, microwave it for 5 or 10 minutes to soften the tough skin, then cut each squash in half. Make numerous big slits in the squash before microwaving.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the cut sides and within the squash. Kindly season with salt and pepper.
  • Location the 4 squash halves on the ready flat pan, cut-sides down.
  • Roast for about 30 or 40 minutes on the middle rack. Eliminate it from the oven when it’s prepared through and soft. Note: You can examine by pulling the baking sheet out of the oven and piercing the squash with the fork – it ought to be soft.
  • Get rid of the squash from the oven.
  • While the squash is roasted, continue with the remainder of the recipe.

Prepare broccoli

  • Bring a little pan with water to a boil. Include sliced broccoli florets and blanch them for about 4 minutes. Drain pipes well. This is what I did.
  • Additionally, you can avoid this action and include sliced broccoli florets to the frying pan and cook with the sausage in the next action.

Prepare sausage

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium heat in a big, high-sided frying pan.
  • Include collapsed sausage and cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes or till the sausage is prepared. Drain pipes excess fat.
  • Include blanched broccoli to the sausage and mix.

How to pack spaghetti squash

  • You have roasted the spaghetti squash for 30 or 40 minutes by this time. Eliminate it from the oven and turn the prepared squash halves cut sides up.
  • Let them cool somewhat.
  • Divide the sausage and broccoli mix amongst the 4 halves and things the squash till the mix is leveled. Leading with shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Roast the packed spaghetti squash in the oven at 400 F for 10 or 15 more minutes till the cheese melts.