Tempting Turkey Spaghetti Squash Boats


1 medium spaghetti squash or 2 small spaghetti squash
1 1/2 lbs. Turkey mashedspag
1 yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 bunch kale
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
low sodium salt and pepper
2 tbsp pine nuts, roasted
2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place squash in the microwave for 3-4 minutes to soften. Using a sharp knife cut the squash in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and discard.
Place the halves, with the cut side up, on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with low sodium salt and pepper.
Roast in the oven for 45-50 minutes, until you can poke the squash easily with a fork. Let cool until you can handle it safely.
Meanwhile, prepare the kale by removing the center stems and either tearing or cutting up the leaves. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Add the turkey. Cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring regularly, until the turkey is browned and cooked through.
Add the kale and stir. Cook for a few minutes more to wilt the kale. Remove from heat and set aside.
Once cooled, scrape the insides of the spaghetti squash with a fork to shred the squash into strands. Transfer the strands into the skillet with the turkey and toss to combine.
Season to taste with low sodium salt and pepper. Divide the mixture among the squash shells, and then top with pine nuts and parsley to serve.

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