Bacon and Spaghetti Squash Fritter with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

When it's time to gather for family dinner, try something new such as this Bacon and Spaghetti Squash Fritter recipe for a filling and flavorful meal.

(Family Features) Putting healthy meals on the table continues to be a year-round goal for many families, one that can become more difficult with the satisfying and savory flavors of comfort-food season. From breakfast to dinner and every meal in-between, it can feel daunting to prepare simple and nutritious recipes without sacrificing taste.

While seeking healthier options for day-to-day meal planning and preparation, it’s important to start your decision-making at the grocery store. Look for items like all-natural Pure Farmland Bacon, made from pork raised without antibiotics. In addition, it contains no artificial ingredients, preservatives, MSG or added hormones, so you can feel good about incorporating a family favorite like bacon into any meal of the day.

When it’s time to gather for a family dinner, try something new such as Bacon and Spaghetti Squash Fritter with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce for a filling and flavorful meal that can please nearly any palate.

Bacon and Spaghetti Squash Fritter with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

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Servings: 4

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

Bacon-Spaghetti Squash Fritter:

  • 4 cups cooked spaghetti squash
  • 6 slices Pure Farmland All-Natural Uncured Bacon, cooked, chopped, fat reserved
  • 4 green onions, white parts only, sliced thin
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

Romesco Sauce:

  • 2 roasted red peppers, fresh or jarred
  • 4 plum tomatoes, roasted, skins removed
  • 3/4 cup almonds, toasted
  • 4 cloves garlic, roasted
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Bacon and Spaghetti Squash Fritter with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Recipe Instructions

    To make Bacon–Spaghetti Squash Fritter:

    Place spaghetti squash in large bowl. Add bacon, green onions, eggs and cheese. Stir to combine. Add flour and mix until combined. Form into patties.

    Heat large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons reserved bacon fat. Add fritters in batches and cook until well browned on both sides, approximately 2-3 minutes per side.

    To make Romesco Sauce:

    In food processor, pulse roasted red peppers, plum tomatoes, almonds, garlic, sherry vinegar, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper to combine. Slowly add in olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

    Pour Romesco Sauce over Bacon-Spaghetti Squash Fritter before serving.

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SOURCE: Farmland

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