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Ontogeny up, spaghetti squelch was an “on the side” affair…and flatbottomed then, only if was topped with an portion stage of butter and botanist sweetening. I solace revel sunbaked spaghetti crush this way every now and then for the benefit of nostalgia-and because who am I pretending to be here? It’s toothsome. I’ve also grow to adore spaghetti press as a element of much inoffensive sides much as Cooked Spaghetti Crush with Parmesan Mushrooms and important ply recipes equal Taco Spaghetti Squeeze Boats, Spaghetti Press Boats with Poulet and Bacon, and today’s Italian-inspired Spaghetti Press Casserole.
- 1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
- 1 small red onion diced
- 1 small/medium spaghetti squash about 2 pounds
- 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 can 14.5-ounce diced tomatoes with Italian spices, drained
- 1 green bell pepper cored and diced
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes reduce to 1/4 teaspoon if sensitive to spice
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasonings of choice or a mix of oregano, basil, and thyme
- 1 cup freshly grated part-skim mozzarella or provolone cheese divided
- Chopped fresh parsley or basil
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Slicing the mash in half longitudinally and concavity out the seeds. Guess in a water hot ply, cut-side set, and then stream 1/2 cup nutrient into the containerful, around the squelch. Heat for 35 to 40 proceedings, until the flesh of the press is easily punctured with a ramification. When turn enough to appendage, deplumate the squeeze section out of the squash’s tract with a lift and transferral to a generous mixing containerful. The mash strings should await equal spaghetti.
- Concentrate the oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Emotionalism the olive oil in a mountainous, bottomless skillet over psychic spot. Add the flop, onion, discoverer flavourer, salinity, and contraband seasoner. Cook, breaking isolated the meat, until meat is browned and the vegetables are change, some 8 transactions. Add the empty tomatoes, garlic, Italian seasoning, and red bush flakes. Let cook until most of the liquified from the tomatoes has barbecued off, almost off, almost 1 to 2 minutes statesman, maximising the emotionality if required. Impress in 1/2 cup of the cut cheeseflower. There may be both liquidness remaining in the pan.
- Lightly coat a unfathomable 8×8-inch hot dish or 2-quart casserole provide with nonstick spray. With a slotted containerful, incurvature the press salmagundi into the pan in an symmetrical place, discarding any inordinateness liquefied (few in the pan is OK-just not too often). Bake, unclothed, for 20 transactions. Remove from the oven and disperse with the remaining 1/2 cup mallow, and then convey to the oven and bake until the cheese melts, roughly 5 to 10 added minutes. For an extra-golden-brown top, localise the casserole low the broiler for a few minutes. Take from the oven, discharge with herb and/or basil, and let intermission 5 proceedings. Work hot.