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10 Skinny Spaghetti Squash Recipes
Each cup of pasta (and restaurant portions often involve 2+ cups!) sans toppings packs in 220 calories and 43 grams of carbs. Trade in a cup of spaghetti squash to painlessly cut 178 calories and 33 carb grams per serving. Use (or should we say lose?) your noodle and try this strategy in these 10 slimming yet satisfying spaghetti squash recipes.
Peas and Crayons
Cheesy Pesto Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Save calories and cleanup time by baking your lasagna inside squash halves. That makes it totally acceptable to sprinkle on a little more cheese, right?
Get the recipe: Cheesy Pesto Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
The Roasted Root
Garlicky Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms & Kale
This is one Paleo, gluten-free meal that doesn't involve one ounce of deprivation. The key (besides the squash swap)? Low-cal yet flavor-rich ingredients like garlic, mushrooms, and kale.
Get the recipe: Garlicky Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms & Kale
Related: 10 Secrets to Healthy Pasta
Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boats
#PutAnEggOnIt! You don't even need a sauté or poaching pan to cook the yolks—simply crack an egg into each half midway through cooking. Even better news: Each filling avocado and egg boat has just 269 calories!
Get the recipe: Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boats
Baker by Nature
Skinny Shrimp Parmesan Spaghetti Squash
Even an Italian nonna would approve of this take on shrimp marinara that spares no classic element, from mozzarella to Parmesan to breadcrumbs for the perfectly crispy crunch on top.
Get the recipe: Skinny Shrimp Parmesan Spaghetti Squash
Caprese Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes
A Beautiful Mess
Natural Comfort Kitchen
Recipe for Perfection