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Turkey Spaghetti Squash Bake

Get ready to gobble up a dish that's hearty and flavorful with this turkey spaghetti squash bake. Savory turkey, tangy tomato sauce, and tender spaghetti squash are mixed with melted cheese for a dish that's a comfort food favorite.

Tasty Team
96% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Turkey Spaghetti Squash Bake

Under 30 minutes


for 8 servings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey (455 g)
  • 1 cup onion (150 g), diced
  • 1 cup green bell pepper (100 g), diced
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups tomato (400 g), diced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (100 g), divided
  • green onion, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 197
  • Fat 9g
  • Carbs 12g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 16g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
  3. Add the turkey and cook until browned, about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add the onion, bell pepper, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, garlic, thyme, basil, and oregano. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the spaghetti squash. Cook for 4-5 minutes until most of the liquid has cooked off.
  7. Add half of the mozzarella and stir until cheese has melted, about 1-2 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and ladle the mixture into a baking dish.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Carefully remove then add the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  11. Bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  12. Carefully remove and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes.
  13. Garnish with green onions, if desired and serve.
  14. Enjoy!
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Turkey Spaghetti Squash Bake