Are you a foodie? Do you want to explore some tasty dishes? So here is one dish which you will love eating- Spaghetti Squash! It’s healthy, tasty and guess what! very simple to prepare. If you are a fan of Pasta then you are in for a treat. Spaghetti Squash is nothing like the Spaghetti we all love to eat even though they look alike. The taste and flavor of Spaghetti Squash is so good that any food lover will instantly fall in love with it. It’s equally satisfying like pasta and healthy. Bake it, microwave it and fill with the ingredients as you like. Make a good food recipe which is tasty as well as healthy at the same time. These delicious pasta substitute recipes will definitely catch your attention. Here are
9 Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipes.
Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash:
Can’t compromise between healthy ingredients and flavor? Well, here is one of those super-delicious spaghetti squash recipe which will give you both in equal amounts. So, gear it up for Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash. Well, it does require a little bit of creativity as one have to cut spaghetti squash in order to create two upright bowls for which they need to be sliced cross-wise and by the ends also for a base. Mixture of black beans, corn, onion, garlic, jalapeno, pepper and red bell with enchilada sauce is prepared. After scraping the seeds out, the spaghetti squash should be baked in oven specially placed on parchment paper or a greased sheet pan for 40 minutes. Beans can be substituted by meat and chicken which of course is dependent on your taste. Cheese it up to add that extra bit of flavor, preferably shredded cheese for a vegan version. Key is to make the fillings as flavorful as you want it to. Enough food fillings for two halves can be easily made with the fillings. Garnishing with Cilantro and toppings of avocado, hot sauce and sour cream will add a great flavor to the squash. Highly adaptable and super healthy recipe for you just easily made for a hungry stomach. Enjoy it as a healthy food
Baked Spaghetti Squash with creamy roasted red pepper sauce:
It’s easy to make especially for beginners. Cut the squash lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Put olive oil and pepper on sides of the squash. Bake it for 45 min at 400 degrees F. Let it cool for some time then scrape the squash in long strands with the help of a fork just like spaghetti. Top the baked spaghetti squash with creamy roasted red pepper sauce. Also, you can use Greek yogurt to create creamy sauce. It’s healthy and just tastes like pasta dish. Fillings ingredients are flavorful such as bell pepper. Olive oil, onion, clove garlic, tomatoes, oregano, red pepper flakes, chopped basil and black pepper. Put it just according to your taste with a yogurt. Serve the warm squash.
Microwave Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Basil:
Microwaving a Spaghetti squash will speed up its cooking process. Spaghetti squash is mushy in this recipe; it’s not too hard and not too soft. Pierce the squash with sharp knife and microwave it for 10-12 min while rotating. Sauté the ingredients such as Garlic, Tomatoes and basil. Add pepper, salt and vinegar to the fillings and add it to spaghetti squash. Add some cheese and keep tossing while making it. The recipe is ready for 4-6 people. Enjoy eating this simple spaghetti squash.
Baked Spaghetti squash with Garlic and butter:
How about a yellow sunshiny happy squash served at your table? Cook long strands of spaghetti and toss it with garlicky butter and parmesan cheese. Plop the squash on baking sheet and pierce it with a bamboo skewer (or sharp knife). You just need to plop it and there is no need of cutting, peeling, massaging or marinating. Drop it directly into a pan and slice it in two halves. Bake it at 375 F for an hour and peeing will become easy now. Scrape away the strands with a fork. For the fillings put loads of butter, garlic, basil and salt with the squash. Cover the pan and cook for 2 min. It’s crunchy, easy to make and it will feed lots of people. You can under-bake the spaghetti squash for little extra crunch. Add garlic according to your taste. You can also microwave it for 2-4 minutes, it will soften the squash. Enjoy the crispy crunchy squash.
Roasted Garlic Spaghetti squash Lasagna boats:
When you want light food instead of heavy meal, this recipe will just serve the purpose. These sausage stuffed squash have warm filling and cheesy taste. The fancy looking squash can be prepared with roasted veggies or with spicy sausage. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Slice the squash lengthwise. Peel garlic, pour tablespoon of olive oil and roast it in a baking dish for 45 min. Cut the squash into halves and rub oil over cut side and sprinkle salt and pepper over it. Bake it at 350 degrees F. For the fillings add bay leaf, onion, sage and thyme in tablespoon of olive oil. Cook it until it becomes softened. Add chicken sausage, tomatoes, basil and water with veggies to it. Stir it and add meshed garlic and discard the bay leaf. Stir it and add butter with flour over a medium heat. Sprinkle nutmeg, salt and pepper according to your taste. Assemble the boat and remove some squash strands, then place a layer of meat sauce over it. Then layer it with cheese sauce and bake it for 20-30 min at 350. Garnish with sage and eat.
Twice baked Spaghetti squash:
You love Red Meat and Cheese? Then you are in for a treat. Twice baked spaghetti squash with melted cheese is really tasty and easy to make. It has rich homemade turkey sauce with healthy melted mozzarella cheese. Preheat scooped out spaghetti squash with olive oil and kosher salt. Bake it for 30 to 60 min. Prepare the fillings of turkey sausage with pasta sauce and heat it in saucepan. Add pepper, olive oil and salt to the fillings as per your taste. Fill the squash with the fillings and toppings of turkey sausage and sprinkle grated mozzarella over it. Boil it until cheese melts and serve. It’s healthy and flavorful. Enjoy eating.
Crispy Spaghetti squash crepes with Mushrooms and Sage:
This vegetarian recipe is perfect for special occasions. Mix roasted spaghetti squash with fresh sage and Parmesan (cheese) and place it inside a freshly made crepe. Cut the squash in half and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Keep it in oven for 50 minutes. Now make the crepes and sauté some mushroom. Fill crepes with spaghetti squash filling and stack them. Crisp up the crepes in a pan with butter and place it in oven. Cut the crepes in half and spoon some béchamel sauce with sautéed mushrooms. Serve the crispy spaghetti squash with salad and enjoy eating.
Spaghetti squash with Bacon, Garlic and Parmesan:
Some simple healthy Spaghetti squash with salad can feed a family of four. Preheat oven at 375 and spray some olive oil over it. Wash and slice the squash lengthwise. Scrape the seeds and sprinkle salt and pepper inside the squash. Bake for 30-40 minutes. Scrape flesh in long strides from the squash. Fry the bacon and add garlic to it. Cook it for some time. Add the bacon to squash in a bowl. Simply add salt and pepper with parmesan to it. The dish is ready to serve.
Spaghetti squash fritters:
You got some leftover spaghetti squash? No problem, let’s make a spaghetti squash fritter. In a bowl beat the egg and add garlic powder, salt, black pepper and thyme. Add the squash to the mixture. Mix and heat it for about 5 minutes. Now add olive oil in the pan. Spoon the batter onto pan with two tablespoon per fritter. Cook for some time until it become crisp and brown. The tasty crispy spaghetti squash is ready to eat.
Lastly, try some more spaghetti squash recipes and experiment yourself. Spaghetti squash is one simple tasty food you can’t miss.