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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

by Heather

Healthy buffalo chicken spaghetti squash casserole that everyone will love! The combo of sweet spaghetti squash paired with spicy buffalo chicken is a match made in heaven. Just 7 simple ingredients are all you need for this healthy, protein-packed, and easy-to-make recipe. Serve as a main, or an app to bring to a party!

healthy buffalo chicken spaghetti squash

Healthy buffalo chicken spaghetti squash casserole

Every time I make this recipe, I love it even more. The flavor combo of buffalo chicken with spaghetti squash just can’t be beaten!

And the nutrition nut in me loves that it’s loaded with veggies and protein.

If you’re new to spaghetti squash or learning to like it, this recipe will convert you. The spaghetti squash melts together with the shredded chicken.

They work so well together and complement each other perfectly.

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How to make this spaghetti squash buffalo chicken casserole even faster

To speed up making this recipe, prep your ingredients ahead of time.

  • Pre-roast the spaghetti squash and remove the strands
  • Have the chicken breast shredded and ready to go
  • Mix the batch of kefir ranch ahead of time.

Then all you have to do is mix and bake!

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How to make this healty buffalo chicken dip!

For the full ingredients list and step-by-step instructions, scroll down to view the recipe card below.

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Slice the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, remove the seeds and ribbing, and drizzle with oil and sea salt. Place flesh side down on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, and bake until tender. This will take about 30-40 minutes depending on the size of your spaghetti squash.
  2. Once the spaghetti squash is done and the strands are tender, use a fork and remove the spaghetti squash strands into a bowl. Add the chicken, dried chives, kefir ranch, and buffalo sauce. Mix together fully.
  3. Pour into a large baking dish and bake for 15 minutes to warm through. Serve with your favorite dippers, or enjoy it by itself!
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Favorite dipping options

  • Tortilla chips
  • Celery
  • Carrot sticks
  • Cucumber slices
  • Crackers
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Substitutions

Below you’ll find a list of substitutions that will work well in this buffalo chicken spaghetti squash casserole.

If you try something different out, please leave a comment below letting us all know how it turned out!

Avocado oil – You can use extra virgin olive oil, or melted coconut oil instead of avocado oil

Kefir ranch – Use your favorite bottled ranch instead here

Buffalo sauce – Don’t want things spicy? Use BBQ sauce as an alternative.

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Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Healthy buffalo chicken spaghetti squash casserole that everyone will love! The combo of sweet spaghetti squash paired with spicy buffalo chicken is a match made in heaven. Just 7 simple ingredients are all you need for this healthy, protein-packed, and easy-to-make recipe. Serve as a main, or an app to bring to a party!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo sauce, chicken, spaghetti squash
Servings: 8
Calories: 236kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Slice the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, remove the seeds and ribbing, and drizzle with oil and sea salt. Place flesh side down on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, and bake until tender. This will take about 30-40 minutes depending on the size of your spaghetti squash.
  • Once the spaghetti squash is done and the strands are tender, use a fork and remove the spaghetti squash strands into a bowl. Add the chicken, dried chives, kefir ranch, and buffalo sauce. Mix together fully.
  • Pour into a large baking dish and bake for 15 minutes to warm through. Serve with your favorite dippers, or enjoy it by itself!
Did you make this recipe?Be sure to tag me @fitmamarealfood or tag #fitmamarealfood!

Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 809mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

If you try this buffalo chicken spaghetti squash casserole, I’d love it if you left a star rating and comment below letting me know how it turned out!

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Heather

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