Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Habanero Apricot Spaghetti Squash FRIDAY

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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Habanero Apricot Spaghetti Squash. Made using the JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage along with Spaghetti Squash, Onion, White Mushrooms, 1 Jar Marinara Sauce, and Parmesan Cheese. I’ve left a link at the end of the post on the New JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Jennie – O Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019!

Habanero Apricot Spaghetti Squash
Lighten up your pasta without going light on taste. This veggie-packed dish boasts a deliciously sweet heat thanks to all-natural JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage.

1 (3-pound) spaghetti squash
½ cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage
1 medium onion, sliced
1 (8-ounce) package white mushrooms, sliced
1 (24-ounce) jar marinara sauce
½ teaspoon kosher salt, if desired
freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired

1) Heat oven to 350°F.
2) Cut squash in half lengthwise. Scrape out and discard seeds and membranes. Place cut sides down in large baking dish, add water and bake 50 minutes or until tender. Turn cut sides up and let stand 10 minutes. Shred flesh with fork.
3) Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add turkey, mushrooms and onions and cook 10 minutes or until turkey is cooked through. Always cook sausage links to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer and cut into 1-inch pieces. Add marinara sauce and salt and simmer 10 minutes.
4) Spoon squash onto serving plates and top with turkey mixture. Garnish, with cheese and basil, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.


Calories 380
Protein 25g
Carbohydrates 42g
Fiber 7g
Sugars 22g
Fat 14g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 790mg
Saturated Fat 3g



JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage
Bring on the sweet heat with all-natural JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Turkey Sausage! Perfect for grilling, roasting, or pan frying, these lean turkey sausage links add big flavor to any dish. Add it to soups and pastas, make it a new addition to your homemade pizzas, or serve them up whole with your favorite side dish.

Find this product in the refrigerated section of your grocery store.

Serving Size109 g

Calories 140
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Total Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars 3 g6%
Protein 19 g%
Vitamin D .000 mcg0%
Calcium .00 mg0%
Iron 1.10 mg6%
Potassium 470.000 mg10%

Ingredients: Turkey, Water, Seasoning (Sugar, Salt, Habanero, Spice Extractives, Flavorings (Including Apricot), Rosemary Extract. Made With Pork Casing.

Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausage in hot skillet. Cook uncovered, turning occasionally, 17-19 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
Spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausages on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 16 to 18 minutes, turning occasionally. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

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