Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry

Try this Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry tonight! This low carb dinner recipe is going to be a hit with the whole family!

Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry is a spaghetti squash recipe with sausage and peppers

Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry

So we’re trying to get some more veg in our diet. But we like to do it in creative ways, like these Easy Chicken and Broccoli Meatballs.

Our boys LOVE those meatballs, I think it has a lot to do with our homemade Stir Fry Sauce recipe!

We could put that stir fry sauce on a flip flop and our boys would eat it. Kind of not kidding…

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I eat whatever we make for the site here, no question about it, but my vegetable consumption could use some work.

Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry is a stir fry spaghetti squash recipe

I’m a typical meat and potatoes guys for the most part.

Unless, of course you want to make something like this Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry. This I’m going to eat – and a lot of it.

It doesn’t even taste like you are eating a bowlful of spaghetti squash. Just a tasty stir fry recipe with a little bit of Italian sausage mixed in…that’s what makes it taste so good.

Because, sausage.

Start out by roasting the squash in the oven. You can microwave it too, however you want to do it, but I’ve always oven roasted it.

Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry is a low carb dinner made with roasted spaghetti squash

Scrape out the flesh into strands…that’s where you get the “noodles” from, then set it aside while you make the rest of this stir fry recipe

The sausage goes in first, then the peppers and onions and seasonings. Now you can go ahead and stir back in the squash. All the flavors will cook together for a few minutes and then it’s ready to serve.

Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry is a low carb dinner recipe with sausage and peppers

Half squash – half sausage and peppers.

I’d say that’s a pretty good healthy recipe compromise!

Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry is a stir fry recipe made with roasted spaghetti squash, sausage and peppers

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You can sub pork, chicken or beef in this Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry, or keep it vegetarian!

Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

This low carb spaghetti squash stir fry is so delicious, you’re whole family will love it!

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Ingredients

  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 1/2 cups diced green peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups diced red peppers
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons garlic chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • pinch red pepper flakes, optional

Instructions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Season with salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon of olive oil per half, then place face down on a baking sheet.
  4. Cook the squash for 30-35 minutes until the flesh is tender but not overcooked. You can test it by taking a fork and scraping the flesh into “noodles” to see if it’s ready.
  5. Let the squash cool and use a fork to scrape the flesh. Add the squash to a large bowl and set aside.
  6. In a wok or a large skillet, brown the sausage in the remaining tablespoon of olive oil.
  7. Once the sausage is mostly cooked through, add the peppers, onions and garlic. Stir to combine with the sausage and cook for 8-10 minutes on medium heat until the vegetables are softened.
  8. Now add the chicken broth, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, chili sauce and pepper flakes if using.
  9. Stir and let simmer to reduce the broth for 5 minutes.
  10. Add the spaghetti squash back to the pan, stir to combine and cook for another 5 minutes to combine the flavors.
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: low carb dinner, low carb recipes, dinner recipe, spaghetti squash recipe, spaghetti squash stir fry, stir fry recipe

 

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9 Responses
  1. Yola Haruna

    I love to try new recipes and I can`t wait to try Sausage and Pepper Spaghetti Squash. I love Italian cuisine I`m a pizza specialist by now ( I have 4 kids and they only want pizza) I hope they will enjoy this dish tonight. Thank you and Have a Happy 2018!

  2. Erin Fournier

    I have to be honest, I was skeptical about this recipe. I wasn’t so sure the Italian sausage/ginger soy sauce flavorings we’re going to work together. I was SO wrong. I’m glad I tried it. It was very tasty and the spaghetti squash worked so well. The only change was to sub a mixture of sriracha/garlic/sugar for garlic chili sauce since I didn’t have any. Thank you for sharing your tasty and healthy recipe.

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