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LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- Maintain your diet related new years resolutions with this super flavorful healthy version of a lasagna.

Kroger Chef Paul Dowell shared this recipe using Spaghetti Squash.

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Makes 8 to 10 servings

4 cups Spaghetti Squash

1-12 oz. pkg. Simple Truth Italian Seasoned Chicken Meatballs

1 c. Olive Bar or Prepackaged Marinated Roasted Tomatoes (chopped)

1-12 oz. pkg. Simple Truth Organic Marinara

1 Tbl. Olive Bar or Prepackaged Roasted Garlic (mashed)

1 tsp. Kosher Salt

16 oz. pkg. Simple Truth Organic Low-fat Cottage Cheese

¼ c. Murray’s Cheese Grated Parmigiano Reggiano

1 lrg. Simple Truth Pasture Raised Brown Egg

1 Tbl. HemisFares Basil Pesto Sauce

1-6 oz. pkg. Simple Truth Organic Shredded Mozzarella

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Halve Spaghetti squash & use spoon to scrap out seeds until squash flesh only. Place squash cut side down on a baking sheet lined with foil.
  • Bake 30 minutes, remove from oven & flip squash over. Let cool until you can handle easily. Use a fork to go through the squash & shred out the flesh into a large bowl (this step can be done the day prior).
  • Reduce oven to 350° & lightly grease a 9”X13” baking dish. Bake chicken meatballs for about 20 minutes (internal temp of 165°), remove to cutting board, cool slightly, slice & set aside. Save pan with any juices to continue making lasagna.
  • In a small bowl, mix marinara & chopped tomatoes together until well blended. Spread half the mixture in the bottom of prepared baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, combine shredded spaghetti squash, mashed roasted garlic & Kosher salt. Mix all ingredients until well blended. Spread mixture evenly in the bottom of your prepared oven dish.
  • In a small bowl, mix cottage cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano, egg & pesto together until well blended. Spread mixture evenly over top of the squash layer.
  • Sprinkle sliced meatballs evenly over the cottage cheese layer. Spread remaining marinara sauce over the top, top with even layer of mozzarella cheese
  • Bake casserole covered for 30 minutes & uncovered for 15 minutes (until a nice golden brown).
  • Serve piping hot with a loaf of our fresh baked Simple Truth artisan bread!

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