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Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash, fully cooked and placed on a baking sheet with parchment paper

Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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Combining two favorites together: Lasagna and Spaghetti Squash. And it's delicious!



  • 1 small spaghetti squash
  • ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • ⅓ cup marinara sauce 
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, divided 
  • ½ cup spinach  
  • ½ cup favorite vegetables (peppers, broccoli, etc.)


Preheat oven to 425 F. Using a large serrated knife, carefully cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scrape out and discard seeds. Place squash halves cut side down on parchment lined baking sheet. Cook squash for 35-45 minutes or until tender. Place rack in middle of oven and heat to broil.

In a medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, parmesan, ¼ cup mozzarella, marinara and spinach. Use fork to scrape and separate the squash strands. Divide filling mixture among the 2 squash halves. Top with your favorite vegetable and sprinkle with mozzarella. Broil until cheese is golden-brown. Approximately 2-3 minutes.

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Dietary and Nutrition


Squash is a nutrient-rich food and an excellent source of fiber. One-half cup of cooked, mashed squash without added salt has 42 calories, 0 grams (g) fat, 1 g protein, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber and 4 milligrams sodium. Squash is high in beta-carotene, which our bodies use to make vitamin A, and the mineral potassium.

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Field to Fork Winter Squash! (FN1801, Reviewed Jan. 2020)

Squash has been used as a nutritious food for thousands of years in North America. You might find buttercup, butternut, acorn and/or spaghetti squash in your local grocery store.

Let's Enjoy Winter Squash! (FN1979, July 2020)

Winter squash is a nutrient-rich food and an excellent source of fiber. This handout provides tips and recipes for preparing and preserving winter squash.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.