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Keto Spaghetti Squash Taco Boats

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Ingredients:

Spaghetti squash, Ground beef Onion , Green pepper, Jalapeno, Chili powder, Cumin, Paprika, Garlic powder, Oregano, Olive oil, Cheddar cheese, Salt, Pepper

Makes 6 servings
6 Net carbs/serving

1 Medium spaghetti squash
1 lb. Ground beef
1/2 C. Chopped onion
1/2 C. Chopped green pepper
Jalapeno finely chopped
1 Tbsp. Chili powder
2 tsp. Cumin
1 tsp. Paprika
1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
1/2 tsp. Oregano
2 Tbsp. Olive oil divided
1/2 C. Shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

2. Slice the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and coat it in one tablespoon of olive oil as well as salt and pepper to taste.

3. Place the spaghetti squash cut side down on a baking sheet and bake for 40-45 minutes until tender.

4. While the spaghetti squash is cooking, heat the other tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

5. Add the onion, pepper, and jalapeno to the skillet, and cook for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables begin to soften.

6. Mix the meat into the skillet, and cook until almost completely browned.
7. Place the chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and oregano into the skillet with the beef mixture, and stir to combine.

8. Remove the spaghetti squash from the oven and lower the heat to 350 degrees.

9. Use the tines of a fork to scrape and loosen the spaghetti squash from its shell a bit.

10. Top each half of the spaghetti squash with the taco meat mixture.

11. Sprinkle the cheese on top of each half of the spaghetti squash.

12. Bake for another 10 minutes, or until the cheese is browned on top.

13. Serve with freshly chopped parsley for garnish if desired.


Yield: 6 Servings

Spaghetti Squash Taco Boats

Spaghetti Squash Taco Boats

You don't have to skip Taco Tuesday just because you're a low carb dieter! Replace taco shells with spaghetti squash for a vitamin-packed nutritious alternative. The best keto tacos you'll ever eat!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium spaghetti squash
  • 1 lb. Ground beef
  • 1/2 C. Chopped onion
  • 1/2 C. Chopped green pepper
  • Jalapeno finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili powder
  • 2 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil divided
  • 1/2 C. Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Slice the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, and coat it in one tablespoon of olive oil as well as salt and pepper to taste.
    3. Place the spaghetti squash cut side down on a baking sheet, and bake for 40-45 minutes until tender.
    4. While the spaghetti squash is cooking, heat the other tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
    5. Add the onion, pepper and jalapeno to the skillet, and cook for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables begin to soften.
    6. Mix the meat into the skillet, and cook until almost completely browned.
    7. Place the chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder and oregano into the skillet with the beef mixture, and stir to combine.
    8. Remove the spaghetti squash from the oven, and lower the heat to 350 degrees.
    9. Use the tines of a fork to scrape and loosen the spaghetti squash from its shell a bit.
    10. Top each half of the spaghetti squash with the taco meat mixture.
    11. Sprinkle the cheese on top of each half of the spaghetti squash.
    12. Bake for another 10 minutes, or until the cheese is browned on top.
    13. Serve with freshly chopped parsley for garnish if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 348Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 249mgNet Carbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gProtein: 24g

When you make these recipes in your home your nutrition facts will be different from mine. Please keep track of the products you use so you can get the best idea of what your actual nutrition facts are. I am not a doctor. Please talk to your doctor before starting any diet.

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