I always have a slow cooker recipe at the top of my list during the holiday season. With everything going on, it’s nice to be able to walk in the door and have dinner ready. I’m a huge fan of slow cooker spaghetti squash and meatballs, but I hate how the squash tends to soak up so much moisture. Do you know what I mean?
I tested different options and found that if I cook the spaghetti squash cut-side up in the slow cooker, it keeps the squash nice and tender with a bit of a crunch and zero sogginess.
You can make the meatballs with beef if you’d like, but I really like the light flavors of turkey. I tried this recipe with chicken meatballs and wasn’t a fan. They were too dry after cooking for four hours in the slow cooker. One added plus – no need to make fancy meatballs, just mash the meat with an egg, salt, and pepper and they’ll be good to go.
Here are some other slow-cooker favs for your dinner list during the holiday season: