Spaghetti Squash Bake – BBQ Chicken Recipe

I love making casseroles.  But the thing with casseroles is, they are usually tasty for the all the fatty buttery cheesy reasons that make them delicious.  They have a time and a place, especially for cheap meal prep for an entire week.

But, what if I were to say to you there are other ways to enjoy the idea of a casserole…

I present to you the Spaghetti Squash Bake!  Now for this bake, imagine that delicious casserole meeting up with all the flavors that make a BBQ Chicken Pizza delicious.  This might blow your mind, but you could enjoy both of those worlds, at the same time, and not feel carbo-loaded after.

Wondering how in the heck you roast a spaghetti squash, or how I prep to make this dish?

Click here to follow my HOW TO ROAST A SPAGHETTI SQUASH tutorial and proceed down below.

Ingredients

Directions

Roast your spaghetti squash – follow the instructions in this post if you do not know how. Mix shredded spaghetti squash with bbq sauce and create a flat layer on the bottom of your casserole dish.

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Cook your chicken – for an all around flavor – bbq the chicken breasts and then shred or chop them.  Layer on top of the squash, drizzle a good amount of bbq sauce and a layer of cheese.

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Saute your purple onion in butter – so good.

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Now layer the onions top of your chicken layer.

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Now add more bbq.

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And more cheese. Of course.

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Cover with foil.

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Bake at 375F for 30-40 minutes – until everything gets all happy together

Boom. You are done and it is so delicious. Enjoy ❤

 

*NOTE* — You can easily make this paleo-friendly by omitting the cheese and cooking the onions in oil. Easy Button.

 

 

 

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