spaghetti squash with turkey meatballs on a white plate ready to eat
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Spaghetti Squash and Turkey Meatballs

A perfect combination of seasonings with a secret ingredient to make the best meatballs for a healthy alternative to pasta by using spaghetti squash. A family-friendly healthy meal that is also great for leftovers. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: ground turkey, meatballs, turkey, turkey meatball
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 whole Spaghetti Squash

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Wash Spaghetti Squash, Poke a few holes in and place in microwave to cook on high for 12 minutes. 
  • In a mixing bowl add all ingredients and mix.
  • Form small meatballs in your hands and place on a lined baking sheet.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • When Squash is finished cooking, allow it to rest for 10 minutes. This is so the steam isn't too hot when cutting open. 
  • Cut Squash in half. Scoop out seeds. Use fork to shred pulp out onto plates. 
  • Remove from oven. Serve over spaghetti squash with your favorite marinara sauce. Makes about 24 meatballs.