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Chorizo Chicken Spaghetti Squash

Spicy fresh chorizo chicken sausage and salsa are tossed with spaghetti squash noodles, topped with melted cheese and served in the squash shell.
Course Dinner
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 2
Author Flavour & Savour

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil, divided
  • 1 mini spaghetti squash
  • 1/3 pound fresh chorizo chicken sausage (1 6-inch fresh sausage)
  • 1/2 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup salsa, homemade or store-bought
  • 1/2 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • chopped pepper, green onion, cilantro, avocado for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Wash spaghetti squash, cut in half, remove the seeds and stringy bits.
  • Brush with a little olive oil and place skin side up in a baking pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet, add onion and cook till translucent. Add garlic and chopped chorizo sausage meat and cook until browned.
  • Stir in salsa, heat through and remove from heat.
  • When cool enough to handle, scoop out strands from squash and place in a large bowl. Set empty shells aside.
  • Combine the chorizo mixture with the spaghetti squash. Fill shells with the mixture, top with grated cheese and place under the broiler until melted.
  • Garnish and serve.