greek meatballs and spaghetti squash

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greek meatball ingredients

  • 1 lb organic ground beef (or any ground meat you like but i think this flavor is best)
  • 1/2 a small onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic or 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp EVOO (plus some for the baking dish)
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

directions

  1. heat oven to 400 degrees
  2. combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  3. lightly oil a cookie sheet or pyrex dish at least 9x13
  4. shape mixture into 1 inch meatballs
  5. bake 15-20 minutes

Saghetti Squash ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 1/4 cup mined parsley
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped spinach
  • 1 small red bell pepper (or any color you like)
  • salt, pepper and evoo to taste

directions

  1. heat oven to 400 degrees
  2. quarter the spaghetti squash and remove seeds
  3. grease a cookie sheet ( i use coconut oil spray)
  4. spray the inside of the squash with your preferred oil and season with salt and pepper
  5. place squash pieces face down on the cookie sheet
  6. cut the red bell pepper in halt and remove seeds
  7. spray with oil, season, and place face down on the cookie sheet
  8. bake for 30 minutes then remove pepper (until it is mushy)
  9. continue baking squash for another 15 minutes (45 altogether) test with a fork and make sure it is easily pierced through
  10. chop the pepper and combine with the other ingredients in a mixing bowl
  11. remove spaghetti squash from the shell and place in the mixing bowl
  12. toss with a fork and shred the squash until it has a spaghetti like texture