Spaghetti Squash Marinara

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Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Kids will love this fun and healthy substitute for pasta that’s served with a simple marinara sauce flavoured with garlic and basil.



  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C). Line baking sheet with parchment. Halve squash lengthwise and scrape out seeds. Drizzle cut sides with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on prepared baking sheet; bake cut sides down for 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. Using a fork, scrape out strands of spaghetti squash; squeeze gently to remove excess liquid. Transfer to serving platter.
  3. Marinara Sauce: Meanwhile, in skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic for 4 or 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute. Stir in passata, salt and pepper; bring to simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in basil.
  4. Spoon marinara sauce over spaghetti squash. Top with Parmesan and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Squash Marinara
Amount Per Serving (108g)
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 390mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 15%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Tips & Notes:

For a hint of spice, add a pinch of hot pepper flakes to the marinara sauce.

Add your favourite meatballs to the marinara sauce for a healthy and delicious variation on spaghetti and meatballs.

Recipe submitted by Half Your Plate Industry Partner BCFresh

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