Friday, September 6, 2019

Spaghetti Squash

On a no-pasta diet? Tasty spaghetti squash is a great stand-in for carb-dense noodles. Spaghetti squash is so versatile and easy to make! Enjoy it with salt and pepper as a side dish, drizzle it with butter and grated cheese, or top it with tomato sauce to replace your favorite spaghetti dish.

One cup of cooked spaghetti made from white, enriched noodles, contains approximately 220 calories, 42 grams of carbohydrates and very few nutrients. Comparably, one cup of cooked spaghetti squash provides about 42 calories, 10 grams of carbohydrates, and a host of important nutrients such as vitamin A and potassium.
Once you find out how really easy it is to roast spaghetti squash you'll be craving it more and on the hunt for recipes.

I found this step by step video on how to roast spaghetti squash helpful.

 Or check out Ever Ready link below for step by step photos how to roast squash and prepare these squash burrito bowls   
A Southwest Flair-Spaghetti Squash in a Burrito Bowl
Ragu with Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Some say spaghetti squash is a gift from the diet gods. When cooked, it miraculously transforms into low carb, golden, spaghetti-like strands. Yummy recipe site has several ways to creatively use spaghetti squash. Check out their link below for ideas.Spaghetti Squash Gratin

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