How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Place squash in baking pan; pour in enough boiling water to come 1/2-inch up the sides of dish.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until squash is tender, 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; cool until easily handled, 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Scoop out squash; separate strands with a fork.
  • Reserve shells.
  • Cook beef, onion, and bell pepper in a skillet over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink, about 5 minutes; drain.
  • Stir in garlic, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper; cook and stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook until warmed through, about 2 minutes.
  • Stir in squash; cook until liquid has evaporated, about 10 minutes.
  • Fill squash shells with squash mixture using a slotted spoon; place in a shallow baking pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until flavors combine, about 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese; bake until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
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  • Cook's Notes:
  • Any ground meat can be substituted for ground beef. You can substitute mozzarella cheese instead of Cheddar.
  • As a side dish this can serve 8 to 10, or it can be used as a main dish and serve 4 to 6.

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