Spaghetti Squash Nests With Sausage Mushrooms & Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Spaghetti Squash Nests with Sausage, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes is a delicious and healthy dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. The spaghetti squash is roasted until tender and then formed into nests, which are filled with a savory mixture of sausage, mushrooms, and tomatoes. This dish is packed with flavor and nutrients, and it's a great way to enjoy the flavors of spaghetti without the carbs. Serve these nests as a main course or as a side dish with a green salad.

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Spaghetti Squash Nests With Sausage Mushrooms & Tomatoes

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Ingredients for Spaghetti Squash Nests With Sausage Mushrooms & Tomatoes Recipe

  • 1/4 Spaghetti Squash
  • 1/4 pound Sausage, Casings Removed
  • 2 ounce Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • as needed Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Spaghetti Squash Nests With Sausage Mushrooms & Tomatoes Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Place the halves cut-side down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • STEP 3.Roast the spaghetti squash in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until the flesh is tender and easily shreds into strands with a fork.
  • STEP 4.While the spaghetti squash is roasting, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook until browned and cooked through, breaking it up into crumbles with a spoon.
  • STEP 5.Add the mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes, or until they are tender and lightly browned. Stir in the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • STEP 6.Add the diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the tomatoes are heated through.
  • STEP 7.Using a fork, shred the flesh of the roasted spaghetti squash into strands. Divide the strands into 4 equal portions and form each portion into a nest shape on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • STEP 8.Fill each nest with the sausage, mushroom, and tomato mixture. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • STEP 9.Bake the nests in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Serve the spaghetti squash nests with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can customize the filling by adding other vegetables like bell peppers or spinach.
  • Feel free to use your favorite type of sausage, such as Italian sausage or chicken sausage.
  • If you prefer a vegetarian version, you can omit the sausage and add more mushrooms or other vegetables.
  • To make the nests hold their shape better, you can lightly press the shredded spaghetti squash into the baking sheet before filling them.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • These spaghetti squash nests are best served fresh from the oven.
  • If you have leftovers, you can reheat them in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15 minutes.
  • Serve the nests as a main course with a side salad, or as a side dish alongside grilled chicken or fish.
calories per serving
10 g Fat2 g Protein9 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp