Enchilada Spaghetti Squash Casserole


A delicious twist on the standard Italian variation. Adjust the heat to your preference. Quick and easy!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
1 9x13-inch casserole


  • 2 spaghetti squash, halved and seeded

  • vegetable oil cooking spray

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 1 (16 ounce) can enchilada sauce, divided

  • 6 ounces crumbled queso fresco (Optional)

  • 1 (1 pound) package shredded Mexican cheese blend


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Spray insides of spaghetti squash with cooking spray. Season with salt and black pepper. Place squash, cut-side down, on the baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until easily pierced with a knife, about 1 hour. Flip and let cool until easily handled, about 10 minutes.

  4. Scrape insides of squash into spaghetti strands using a fork. Spread evenly into a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  5. Place turkey in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir until browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir half of the enchilada sauce into the skillet.

  6. Spread turkey mixture evenly over squash in the baking dish. Scatter queso fresco then Mexican cheese over turkey layer. Top with remaining enchilada sauce.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

333 Calories
21g Fat
15g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 333
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 555mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 392mg 30%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 423mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.