“Angel Hair” with Basil Pesto and Meat Sauce

1 lg or 2 sm Spaghetti Squash

1lb ground beef

½ yellow onion, chopped

2c brown mushroom, chopped

15oz Tomato Sauce

14.5oz Diced Tomato

6-7oz Basil Pesto(see Symmetry’s Basil Pesto recipe)

2c Spinach

1 egg

Salt and Pepper to taste

Oregano to taste


Preheat oven to 375*. Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise. Spoon out the seeds and discard. Place spaghetti squash cut side down on a lined or oiled sheet pan. Bake for 45 min.

Remove from oven and allow to cool. Once cooled, use a fork to loosen the strands and place in a bowl. Mix in the basil pesto. Set aside.


Brown the ground beef with the mushrooms and onion(make sure to not caramelize the onion) and add tomato sauce and diced tomato. Season with the salt, pepper and oregano.


In a bowl tear the spinach in smaller pieces, add the egg and mix well.


In a casserole dish, spoon some sauce on the bottom of the dish. Add the spaghetti squash mixture, then the spinach and top with the meat sauce. Bake for 30 minutes.

Serves 6-8.