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Macro-Friendly Throwback Cheeseburger Casserole

  • Author: Tina
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: bake


A macro-friendly throwback dish that is perfect for a casual family meal, potluck, or backyard cookout.



1 spaghetti squash
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 lb ground beef
1 ½ cups cheddar cheese
Toppings (optional):
Shredded lettuce
Thousand Island


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Slice squash in half lengthwise then remove seeds. Brush the inside with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place face down on your baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes depending on the size.
  2. Once it is easily shredded with a fork, place your spaghetti squash in a large bowl.
  3. Meanwhile, heat beef until browned, drain and add to squash. Sprinkle in cheese then place in a small casserole dish.
  4. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes until cheese is melted and dish is heated through. Top with lettuce, pickles or sauces!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 508
  • Fat: 35
  • Carbohydrates: 17
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 32

Keywords: dinner, casserole, cheeseburger