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5 ingredient spaghetti squash with pasta sauce 2

5 Ingredient Spaghetti Squash With Pasta Sauce

  • Author: Kristy
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This 5 ingredient spaghetti squash with pasta sauce recipe lets you have a healthy dinner on the table with little effort in less than 30 minutes.


  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 pound ground turkey (or ground beef)
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 jar of Victoria’s marinara sauce (or other sauce of choice)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • optional: your own pasta seasoning blend if you like extra flavor/spice, but you don’t really need it


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut squash in half lengthwise. Remove seeds. Place cut side down on a baking sheet, and bake for 25 minutes.
  2. While squash is cooking, place a skillet over medium heat—brown ground turkey.
  3. Once turkey is cooked, add red onion. Cook until sauteed.
  4. Pour in sauce and tomatoes. Also add additional seasonings if desired. Simmer on low for 5 minutes.
  5. Once spaghetti squash has cooked for 25 minutes, remove and let cook for a few minutes. Then take a fork and shred the meat of the sauce into it’s spaghetti-like form.
  6. Serve spaghetti squash with pasta sauce.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Dinner


  • Serving Size: ¼ recipe
  • Calories: 355
  • Sugar: 17 g
  • Sodium: 1276 mg
  • Fat: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Cholesterol: 80 mg