You can make this a vegetarian dish by omitting the sausage and adding extra vegetables like bell peppers, onions and asparagus.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Serving Size: 1/9 of casserole – about a 3x3 inch piece
1-5 pound spaghetti squash
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 links Italian Chicken Sausage (about 3 ounces each), diced
1 clove garlic, minced
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups skim milk
½ cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
Photo: Spaghetti Squash Casserole – Foodie Recipe. PNC Photography, Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.
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