10 Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Recipes That Satisfy
Cutting carbs doesn’t mean letting go of flavor. These low-carb spaghetti squash recipes show how the versatile vegetable can replace pasta in your favorite dishes.
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Spaghetti Squash Meatball Casserole
One of our favorite comfort-food dinners is spaghetti and meatballs. We’re crazy about this lighter, low-carb version that features so many veggies. It has the same beloved flavors with more nutritious ingredients! —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
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Spaghetti Squash Lo MeinMy colorful Lo Mein is a low-carb version of the classic Chinese dish that everyone at our table loves. Try it with a squirt of Sriracha. —Loanne Chiu, Fort Worth, Texas
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Chorizo Spaghetti Squash SkilletGet your noodle fix minus the pasta with this spicy one-dish meal. It’s a fill-you-up dinner that’s low in calories—which makes it a weeknight winner in my book! —Sherrill Oake, Springfield, Massachusetts
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Chicken Parmesan With Spaghetti SquashI grow Spaghetti squash and herbs in my garden every year, so this recipe is the perfect way to use them up. —Kristina Krummel, Elkins, Arkansas
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Spaghetti Squash & Sausage Easy MealMy son’s favorite dish uses homegrown spaghetti squash, kielbasa, and pico de gallo or salsa. —Pam Mascarenas, Taylorsville, Utah
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Cheesy Bacon Spaghetti SquashThis quick casserole is called "cheesy" for a reason. Stir in any kind you've got. —Jean Williams, Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Spaghetti Squash CasseroleSpaghetti squash, like zucchini, can take over a garden. This is an excellent way to put that abundance to good use. I got the original spaghetti squash casserole recipe at a cooking class, and I've made it many times since. It's unique and tasty. —Mina Dick, Boissevain, Manitoba
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Spaghetti Squash with Apples, Bacon, and WalnutsI’ve always loved spaghetti squash as a low-carb alternative to pasta and enjoy it in the classic marinara style, but I wanted a new recipe so my family and I could enjoy it more often. The savory, salty and sour flavors combine perfectly with a hint of sweet spice. While the squash is baking, prep the rest: It will take only minutes to finish after you shred the squash. —Jeff Tori, Johnstown, Colorado
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Italian Spaghetti SquashThis is a unique and easy way to cook spaghetti squash. Be sure the squash is on the small or medium side so that it fits into the slow cooker after being cut in half. —Melissa Brooks, Sparta, Wisconsin
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Originally Published: September 21, 2022