Top Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Load up on crowd-pleasing recipes for main and side dishes using a favorite good-for-you vegetable: spaghetti squash.

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Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan Cheese

With its spaghetti-like strands, this squash can sub in for a classic, comforting side that's traditionally made with pasta. Best of all, it's remarkably simple: Use a fork to scrape roasted spaghetti squash flesh into strings, then toss with Parmesan and butter.

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Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Introduce the kids to nutrient-rich spaghetti squash by serving it like pasta with juicy meatballs and a quick homemade marinara.

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Healthy Curried Spaghetti Squash

The secret to this quick-cooking spaghetti squash is the microwave: Spaghetti squash cooks in under 20 minutes when you zap it; toss the pastalike strands with an Indian-inspired sauce for an easy weeknight side.

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Spicy Roasted Tomato Marinara with Spaghetti Squash

Play up spaghetti squash's pastalike appearance by cooking a roasted-tomato marinara to go with it. (Best of all, the squash can serve as its own pasta bowl.)

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Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

Skip pasta and serve shredded spaghetti squash with hot Italian sausage.

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Spaghetti Squash with Feta

It's a vegetable — and a pasta! Strands of spaghetti squash make a noodle-like base for a simple sauce and some crumbled feta.

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Spaghetti or Not

Have a pasta night without the pasta! Enjoy Italian flavors from pancetta, fresh basil and olives in this puttanesca-inspired sauce served over tender spaghetti squash.

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Spaghetti Squash Tostadas

Top crunchy toasted corn tortillas with tender spaghetti squash, plus hearty black beans and roasted cherry tomatoes instead of meat.

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Garlic-Herb Spaghetti Squash

For an extra-easy side, cook spaghetti squash in the microwave until tender, scrape it into strands with a fork, and add garlic, herbs and pickled cherry peppers.

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Bass Agrodolce with Spaghetti Squash and Mushrooms

A side of tender, subtly sweet spaghetti squash is the perfect healthy sidekick for steamed striped bass fillets, served with a traditional Italian sweet-and-sour sauce.

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