Cooktop Cove: Cutting carbs? Check out these 7 delicious low-carb spaghetti squash recipes
Spaghetti squash is one of those amazing quirks of nature. With it's naturally noodle-like strands, fiber-rich spaghetti squash is packed with vitamins and minerals, making it a healthy choice as well as a delicious one!
Spaghetti squash is super-versatile as well, lending it's charms to lots of different styles and flavors of cuisine. And best of all, it contains only 10g of carbohydrates per cup, so it's perfect for anyone following a low carb diet!
1. Instant pot spaghetti squash
Whether you’re on a low-carb diet or just trying to eat more vegetables, spaghetti squash comes to the rescue as a delicious, non-starchy pasta stand-in. Get the full recipe here
2. Garlic spaghetti squash with herbs (h/t Pinch of Yum)
This is a wonderful recipe that's special enough to serve at an informal dinner party, but can be enjoyed midweek by the family as well. The crunch of richness from the pine nuts, the smoothness of the Gruyère cheese and the fresh herbs and garlic make this dish a total keeper.
3. Spaghetti squash pizza crust (h/t A Beautiful Mess)
How totally smart is this? Spaghetti squash pizza base is a fantastic idea and it works brilliantly with your favorite toppings. Perfect for cheese-lovers, this gives the kind of chewy crunch that is pretty much low-carb pizza base heaven!
4. Chicken and spaghetti squash casserole (h/t Low Carb Yum)
Good hearty food for cold days and so easy to put together. The chicken and broccoli work brilliantly with the rich, cheesy sauce and no heavy carbs in sight!
5. Slow cooker spaghetti squash and meatballs (h/t All Day I Dream About Food)
Spaghetti and meatballs been off the menu since you started eating low carb? Well, now they can go straight back on again with this easy-peasy, slow cooker version of your favorite dish!
6. Spaghetti squash boat with clams, zucchini, peppers and olives (h/t The Perfect Pantry)
This fabulous recipe combines clams, vegetables, olives and melting cheese with the squash for a seriously flavor-packed mouthful! This is one to enjoy piping hot, straight from the oven!
7. Marinara spaghetti squash (h/t She Wears Many Hats)
The classic dish, re-imagined for low carb fans! Juicy marinara sauce, fresh herbs and grated parmesan make this a real Italian-style feast for the whole family!
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