Low Carb Million Dollar Spaghetti

Low Carb Million Dollar Spaghetti

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 6

Difficulty: Moderate

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Keto-friendly

kcal: 350 per serving

Introduction:

Rediscover the comfort of classic spaghetti with a keto-friendly twist in this Low Carb Million Dollar Spaghetti recipe. It’s the perfect blend of flavors and textures, combining rich meat sauce, creamy cheese, and low-carb noodles. This dish will satisfy your pasta cravings without compromising your keto lifestyle.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz low-carb spaghetti (or zucchini noodles)
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Cook the Spaghetti or Noodles:
    • Prepare the low-carb spaghetti according to the package instructions. If using zucchini noodles, sauté them in a pan until tender.
  2. Prepare the Meat Sauce:
    • In a skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain excess fat.
    • Add minced garlic, Italian seasoning, and marinara sauce. Stir well and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Cream Cheese Mixture:
    • In a separate bowl, mix softened cream cheese, sour cream, and half of the shredded mozzarella until smooth.
  4. Assemble and Bake:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • In a greased baking dish, layer half of the cooked spaghetti or noodles.
    • Spread the cream cheese mixture over the noodles, then top with the remaining noodles.
    • Pour the meat sauce over the top layer and evenly distribute.
    • Melt the unsalted butter and drizzle it over the casserole.
    • Sprinkle the remaining shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top.
  5. Bake and Serve:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
    • Once cooked, garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Note: Feel free to customize this recipe with your favorite low-carb vegetables or additional seasonings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Total Fat: 28g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 20g

Explore more keto recipes and plan your meals with the Custom Keto Meal Plan. For a comprehensive keto transformation, discover the 28 Day Keto Challenge program. Enjoy the nostalgic flavors of spaghetti while staying true to your keto journey with the Low Carb Million Dollar Spaghetti.

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