Butternut Squash Spaghetti and Meatballs

butternut squash spaghetti and meatballs
Makes 6
Prep 25 m
Bake 10 m
Cook 15 m



  1. 1 of 5 Heat oven to 400 degrees . In a bowl, combine first 3 ingredients. Finely chop 1/4 cup basil and add to bowl with 1/4 cup Parmesan. Grate 2 cloves garlic into bowl and add 1/4 tsp pepper and 1/8 tsp salt. Mix well and shape into 36 meatballs, using 1 scant tablespoonful turkey mixture for each. Place on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet.
  2. 2 of 5 On a second large rimmed baking sheet, toss squash noodles with 2 tbsp oil and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper.
  3. 3 of 5 In a large lidded pot, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium. Slice 3 cloves garlic and add to pot along with shallot. Cook, stirring, 3 to 5 minutes. Coarsely chop remaining basil. Add tomatoes, basil, vinegar, sugar and 1/4 tsp pepper to pot. Partially cover and cook 5 minutes.
  4. 4 of 5 Place noodles and meatballs in oven. Bake noodles for 10 minutes. Bake meatballs for 5 minutes, then spoon into sauce. Cover and cook 5 more minutes.
  5. 5 of 5 Using tongs, transfer noodles to a platter. Top with meatballs and sauce and sprinkle with 2 tbsp Parmesan.
Nutrition Information for Butternut Squash Spaghetti and Meatballs
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 43 g carb., 11 g pro., 545 mg sodium, 8 g fiber, 12 g sugar, 294 kcal cal., 10 g Fat, total, 2 g sat. fat