Spaghetti Squash stuffed with Meatballs and Brown Mushroom Gravy

Spaghetti Squash stuffed with Meatballs and Brown Mushroom Gravy

Need:

1 large to medium spaghetti squash; halved and roasted in 350 degree oven for about 25-30 minutes.

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Best do be roasting while you’re cooking the meatballs and gravy.

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-Meatballs-

1 pound ground beef

1 egg

2 tsp. onion powder

2 tsp garlic powder

1 tps smoked paprika

1 tsp. sea salt

1 tsp. pepper

2-4 tbs coconut oil

Add all the above except the coconut oil to a large bowl and mix with your hands. Then create your choice of meatball size. I choose to make a large meatball and came out with about 18 from one pound of meat.

Heat your pan on medium high then melt about 1-2 tbs of coconut oil; per batch and cook meatballs ; in batches until crunchy on all sides about 15 minutes.

Meatball mushroom gravy

Once meatballs are cooked, remove and set aside.

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-Mushroom Gravy-

2 cups crimini mushrooms (baby bellas)

2 cups beef broth

1 tsp sea salt

1 cup coconut milk

2 tbs coconut flour

2 tbs arrowroot flour (tapioca flour); adding a bit of water to create liquid

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At this point scrape pan to loosen the drippings then toss mushrooms in and add a pinch of salt and pepper and saute for about 5 minutes. Add beef broth and coconut milk and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to a low simmer

, sprinkle coconut flour and stir one minute. In a small bowl add arrowroot and cold water until a liquid has been formed. Add to gravy and simmer for 1 more minute, stirring frequently. Add meatballs back in and simmer for

IMG_8828about 5 minutes. At this point your spaghetti squash should be done roasting, remove it from oven and let cool for about 2 minutes, then plate and fill to maximum capacity and enjoy. I shredded my spaghetti squash a little to let some of the gravy get down inside and make it more yummy.

Spaghetti Squash Stuffed Brown Mushroom Gravy

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11 thoughts on “Spaghetti Squash stuffed with Meatballs and Brown Mushroom Gravy

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    • Honestly depending on how hungry you are 2 people but it will also depend on the size of the spaghetti squash you get. I’d say if you got a bigger one then 4 people if cut into quarters.

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