Seriously, what can spaghetti squash not do?! It seems to be the most versatile vegetable (next to cauliflower).
The moment I saw this spaghetti squash pizza crust on A Beautiful Mess, I knew I had to make it. That night. It was so good, the next morning I was even craving it!
I’ve never actually made pizza from scratch, but I can imagine this recipe is 10x easier. No yeast, no kneading, no heavy duty mixer necessary. Just some squash, a microwave and eggs.
Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust with Sausage, Kale and Fresh Mozzarella
adapted from A Beautiful Mess
1 large spaghetti squash
1 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup marinara sauce
1/2 lb ground pork sausage, cooked
2 handfuls of kale
12 cherry-sized mozzarella balls
- To cook the spaghetti squash, cut off the ends of the squash and pierce holes all over with a fork. Cook in the microwave for 12 minutes. Cut in half, remove the seeds and string out the squash insides with a fork.
- Preheat the oven with a baking sheet inside to 400F.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the spaghetti squash, eggs and seasonings.
- Once the oven is heated, remove the pan, cover with parchment paper, and spread the spaghetti squash mixture over the baking sheet in a thin layer.
- Bake until the edges begin to brown, around 40-45 minutes.
- Remove from heat and cover with marinara sauce, sausage, kale, and mozzarella.
- Bake for another 10 minutes, or until the cheese is nice and melted.