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A bowl of spaghetti squash with whole30 spaghetti meat sauce.
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Whole30 Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

This Whole30 Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce makes a great complete Whole30 dinner recipe. It’s hearty and packed with veggies, flavorful, and makes delicious leftovers!
Course Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 346kcal

Ingredients

Spaghetti Squash

  • 4 lb Spaghetti Squash
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1-2 Tbsp Avocado or Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper

Spaghetti Meat Sauce

  • 1 Tbsp Avocado or Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion diced
  • 2-4 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 cup Celery diced
  • 1 cup Carrots diced
  • 3 Whole30 Compliant Sausages cut into ½ in” pieces
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut Aminos
  • 1 25 oz jar Whole30 Compliant Spaghetti Sauce
  • ¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Nutritional Yeast

Instructions

Spaghetti Squash

  • Using a large, sharp knife cut the squash in half lengthwise.
  • Scrape out the seeds and drizzle with avocado or olive oil, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Place squash cut side down on a lined baking sheet and use a fork to pierce the skin several
  • times.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes at 425F just until skin is browned and squash is tender.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before using a fork to scrape out spaghetti squash into a bowl.

Spaghetti Meat Sauce

  • While spaghetti squash is baking, add onion, garlic, celery, and carrots to a large pan with oil over medium heat. Saute until fragrant and onion is soft and translucent.
  • Add the sausage and continue to saute until sausage is lightly browned.
  • Add ground beef, coconut aminos, and dried spiced and cook until beef is browned and cooked thoroughly.
  • Add spaghetti sauce, balsamic vinegar, and nutritional yeast and combine everything well. Allow to heat until sauce is warmed.
  • Serve over spaghetti squash, enjoy!

Notes

Aidells Chicken Apple Sausage is a great Whole30 compatible option!
Be sure to check the ingredients, especially for added sugars!

Nutrition

Sodium: 1025mg | Calcium: 82mg | Vitamin C: 13mg | Vitamin A: 3437IU | Sugar: 12g | Fiber: 5g | Potassium: 787mg | Cholesterol: 63mg | Calories: 346kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 21g | Protein: 18g | Carbohydrates: 24g | Iron: 3mg