Gluten-free pasta topped with homemade bolognese sauce beside a dish of salt and pepper

Beef Bolognese Spaghetti Squash

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 55 minutes
  • yield Yield: 6 1x
  • category Category: Dinner
  • method Method: Stove
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Beef Bolognese Spaghetti Squash is the gluten-free and paleo pasta dish of your dreams! Tender roasted spaghetti squash noodles are covered in a beefy bacon tomato sauce flavored with Italian herbs.



  • 35 lbs. of spaghetti squash
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 small onions, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups of carrots, diced
  • 4 strips of bacon, diced
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons of basil
  • 2 tablespoons of oregono
  • 2 tablespoons of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • salt & pepper
  • 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes
  • 15 oz. can of diced tomatoes


  1. Cook Spaghetti Squash – follow me how to guide here.
  2. In the meantime, heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add coconut oil, once melted, add small diced onions. Saute for 10 minutes, until slightly caramelized.
  3. Add minced garlic cloves, saute for 30 seconds. Add diced carrots and strips of diced bacon. Saute for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add in lean ground beef and cook until no more pink, about 6-8 minutes.
  5. Add in basil, oregano, parsley, thyme, ground cinnamon, salt & pepper. Stir to combine everything.
  6. Add in crushed tomatoes and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes to let all the flavors combine.
  7. Serve over Spaghetti Squash Noodles.

Keywords: homemade spaghetti sauce, baked spaghetti squash, healthy pasta