7 Healthy Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Are you on a gluten-free, Paleo or Atkins diet or otherwise trying to cut carbs? Unfortunately, people forget that there’s a vegetable that makes a great substitute for spaghetti and spaghetti is actually in the name! Spaghetti squash is high in Vitamin A, folic acid, beta carotene, potassium and averages just 42 calories per cup. It’s also a great seasonable fall food. Ready to get started? Here are 7 healthy spaghetti squash recipes that taste great!


1. Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boats

Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boats

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Looking for a healthy breakfast option? This recipe is actually a lot easier than it looks. Getting the egg to cook to your liking is the hardest part. Give it a try!


2. Spaghetti Squash Gremolata

Spaghetti Squash Gremolata

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Here’s another recipe that’s easy on the eyes. Gremolata is an herb condiment that’s usually made with lemon zest, garlic and parsley. The flavors do a great job of complimenting the spaghetti squash.


3. Perfectly Prepared Spaghetti Squash

Perfectly Prepared Spaghetti Squash

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Back to the basics. Here’s a simple recipe on how to properly prepare spaghetti squash with no flair. The recipe got a perfect 5 stars on food.com. It tastes great on its own but feel free to add to the recipe if you want to add more flavors.


4. Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Feta and Olives

Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Feta and Olives

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Like more of a Mediterranean taste? This recipe is loaded with tomatoes, feta cheese, black olives (although we’d recommend substituting Kalamata olives), garlic and basil. Plus it only has 147 calories!


5. Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Kale

Roasted Spaghetti Squash witPhoto: thepioneerwoman

Maybe the healthiest recipe on the list, you’ll love this roasted spaghetti squash and kale recipe. If you’re new to cooking spaghetti squash this recipe might be the place to start as well because it has incredibly detailed instructions including images.


6. Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

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No reason you can’t have a little seafood with your spaghetti squash. This awesome spaghetti squash shrimp scampi recipe will keep you coming back for more.


7. Spaghetti Squash Fritters

Spaghetti Squash Fritters

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Here’s something that you’ve probably never tried before: spaghetti squash fritters. They taste great and are really easy to make. Best of all, spaghetti squash is starchy enough that the recipe doesn’t require flour.


Bonus: Spicy, Honey-Roasted Spaghetti Squash Seeds

spaghetti squash seeds recipe

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You can’t let all of those spaghetti squash seeds go to waste! Here’s a great spaghetti squash seed recipe that includes a little cayenne pepper and honey.


If you have any other great spaghetti squash recipes let us know in the comments below!