Spaghetti squash for breakfast!? Hear me out before you completely tune out the possibility of a spaghetti squash breakfast bake. It's fantastic. Okay, I guess that wasn't a lot to say, but it's true! This spaghetti squash bake is so succulent, you might even want to make it for dinner too!
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Spaghetti Squash Recipes
I hate to say it, but I'm a wee bit spaghetti squash obsessed. I think I realized it when I was working on the free Healing Home Harvest Cookbook and had to take out some spaghetti squash recipes, otherwise, that is all it would have been! I'm obsessed with this vegetable that is such a versatile vegetable to use. It goes great in skillet meals, casseroles, and as you will see, even as a spaghetti squash breakfast casserole! What can't this vegetable do?!
How to Cook Spaghetti Squash
There are several different ways to cook spaghetti squash, but I'll tell you the way I think is the easiest! For most spaghetti squash recipes, you will need to pre-bake the spaghetti squash before you add it to anything else. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees, cut the squash in half, scoop out the seeds with your hands on a spoon, place them on a baking tray, and bake for 30 minutes. Real Food with Jessica has the best instructions on this out there!
Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Bake
It seems like you either love spaghetti squash, or you hate it. My husband just happens to be the later. Yet we have figured out how to master the balance of having a hater and lover of spaghetti squash in the house. One of my compromises, when I make spaghetti squash, is that it has to basically be sinfully dripped with delicious fats. No plain spaghetti squash around here much to my chagrin.
So you have to know that this spaghetti squash breakfast bake is truly filled to the brim with delicious cream cheese and other scrumptious fats. It's ooey, gooey, and exactly right for guys that like their 'meat and potatoes.
Easy Peasey Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Casserole
After you get the spaghetti squash cooked and removed from the shell, this recipe comes together very fast, it is simply blending the ingredients in a food processor, and then combining it all together. A simple and effective recipe for breakfast, or an evening meal!
Are you a spaghetti squash lover or hater? Let me know if you tried this recipe, I'd love to hear from you.
- 1 small cooked spaghetti squash
- 6 oz bacon bites
- 1 ½ cups frozen okra
- 1 8oz package of cream cheese
- 3 eggs
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- ¼ tsp mineral salt
- If you have not done so, cook the spaghetti squash and remove the squash.
- Place okra, cream cheese, eggs, and seasonings into a blender or food processor and blend until well combined and the okra is barely seen.
- Combine all ingredients together and cook at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 268Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 119mgSodium: 571mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 13g
Online nutritional calculators are only estimates. Please use your best judgement when consuming.