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Spaghetti squash loaded with flavorful pesto and lots of sliced sausage! An easy and healthy skillet dinner with only 7 ingredients!
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Pesto Spaghetti Squash Sausage Skillet

Spaghetti squash loaded with flavorful pesto and lots of sliced sausage! An easy and healthy skillet dinner with only 7 ingredients!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 269kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash cut in half and seeds discarded
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 sweet pepper diced
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 4 chicken or turkey sausages sliced 1/4-in thick
  • 1/2 cup prepared basil pesto
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese for topping optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Prick spaghetti squash halves with a fork several times and rub inside with 1 tablespoon oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place squash flesh side-down on a greased baking sheet. Bake spaghetti squash at 400F 40-45 minutes or until squash is tender. Allow squash to cool slightly, then shred squash inside with a fork and place spaghetti squash in a bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining oil until hot. Saute onion and sausage 5-7 minutes until lightly golden.
  • Add spaghetti squash to skillet and stir occasionally until squash is heated through. Stir pesto into squash and season skillet with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve spaghetti squash warm. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.1g | Protein: 10.4g | Fat: 22.4g | Saturated Fat: 5.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.7g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 423mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 2.2g