Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Recipe by Amber C.
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Halve squash crosswise; remove seeds.
  • Place cut sides down in a 2 qt rectangular baking dish, add 1/4 c water, cover with ventilated plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH for 10-15 minutes or until squash separates when pierced with a fork. Rearrange once for even baking. DO NOT over cook squash or it will be mushy.
  • In a large skillet cook sausage, mushrooms, pepper, onion and garlic over med heat until sausage is no longer pink; drain fat.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Scape pulp from squash (about 3 c) wipe out baking dish and coat with nonstick spray.
  • Spread half the squash in dish, add half the sausage mixture and half the olives.
  • Sprinkle with seasoning and 1/8 tsp pepper.
  • Top with half the sauce and half the cheese.
  • Top with remaining squash, sausage, olives and sauce.
  • Bake for 30 min, sprinkle with remaining cheese, bake for 5 more min or until cheese is melted.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.