Butternut Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole

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This warming and healthy fall meal is sure to be a family favorite. The butternut noodles are a fun switch from pasta and are naturally gluten free. Making this casserole sweet and irresistible.

45 mins
Prep Time
1 hr
25 mins
Total Time
Contains Gluten icon
Gluten Free


Amount / QuantityIngredients

Butternut Noodles:


Large butternut squash

1/2 tablespoon

Olive oil

Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Spaghetti Sauce:

1/2 tablespoon

Olive oil

1 cup

Onion, chopped


Bell peppers

1 (7 oz.) package

Jones Dairy Farm All Natural No Antibiotics Ever Golden Brown Chicken Sausage Links

1 (25 oz.) jar

Tomato basil sauce

1 (15 oz.) can

Black olives, sliced

1 cup

Mozzarella cheese, shredded

1 cup

Parmesan cheese, shredded

1/2 cup

Parsley, chopped finely


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Spiralize butternut squash with the larger noodle blade.

  3. Place “noodles” on a large cookie sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and lightly season with sea salt and pepper.

  4. Use your hands to spread the oil around the noodles. Bake for 15 minutes, until softened but still slightly underdone.

  5. While the noodles are baking, prepare spaghetti sauce.

  6. Brown sausage in a skillet for about 10 minutes over medium high heat, then remove from pan and slice.

  7. In the same skillet, add olive oil and minced onion. Sauté for 5-10 minutes over medium-high heat, until onions are translucent.

  8. Add bell peppers, and continue to cook for another 5 minutes.

  9. Add the tomato basil sauce, olives, and zucchini, and continue to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Resist the urge to “thin” out the sauce- you will want it really thick so you can “slice” the casserole.

  10. In a large baking dish (I used an rounded rectangular 10 x 8 inch baking pan, and this recipe perfectly fills it), begin by layering in 1/2 of the butternut noodles.

  11. On top of the noodles, layer 1/2 of the sausage sauce, followed by 1/2 of the cheese.

  12. Add 1 more layer of noodles, sauce, and cheese.

  13. If baking the dish right away, bake it in the still heated oven for 30 minutes, covered (until the sauce is bubbling). Uncover the dish, and lightly brown the cheese, 5-10 additional minutes.

  14. The dish can also be made ahead and baked up to a day later. If the dish has full cooled prior to baking, preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit, and bake for 45-55 minutes covered (until sauce is bubbling). Remove the cover, and brown the cheese for an additional 5-10 minutes.

  15. Garnish with parsley, and allow to “set” for 10-15 minutes if you want the slices to come out nicely. When it’s very hot, the slices won’t hold as well.

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