15 more spaghetti squash recipes that will make you run for the kitchen


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For lovers of pasta who are trying to also cut back on carbs, spaghetti squash has been a delightful boon. It looks like pasta, it tastes delicious and — as if that weren’t enough in the realm of substitutions — it allows you to simultaneously cut back on carbs while increasing your veggie intake.

In our book, that’s a whole lot of win.

Late last year, we featured 10 must-try spaghetti squash recipes. Now, we’ve rounded up 15 more mouthwatering ways that will have you racing to the nearest farmers market for all the spaghetti squash you can carry. And we don’t blame you, because many, if not all, of these recipes need not wait for autumn. They range from decadently cheesy to light and refreshing, and therefore, perfect for summer.

Bon appétit!


1. Chicken enchilada-stuffed spaghetti squash

Chicken enchilada stuffed spaghetti squash

That lasagna in a spaghetti squash got us thinking that this versatile veggie makes for a great boat. Closet Cooking confirmed that with this recipe for chicken enchilada-stuffed spaghetti squash.


2. Spaghetti squash bolognese

Spaghetti squash Bolognese

Fake Ginger keeps it blissfully simple with this recipe for spaghetti squash bolognese. Vegetarians can use Quorn grounds to create the same dish, too. Nice!


3. Tomato basil spaghetti squash bake

Tomato basil spaghetti squash bake

Alaska from Scratch's tomato basil spaghetti squash is filling and satisfying without making you feel guilty afterward. Don't overdo it with the cheese, either. You don't have to when savoring the combination of flavors.


4. Spinach artichoke spaghetti squash

Spinach artichoke spaghetti squash

Taste and Tell brings together spinach, artichoke and spaghetti squash in this bowl of comfort food that won't leave you feeling like you've just hoovered two thanksgiving meals back-to-back.


5. Spaghetti squash quinoa cakes

Spaghetti squash quinoa cakes

Queen of Quinoa reminds us that fritters are not always bad for our waistlines. What's not to love about this flavorful pattie? We particularly like the texture that the spaghetti squash gives it. 


6. Greek spaghetti squash

Greek spaghetti squash

We simply could not resist Spend with Pennies' Greek spaghetti squash. The herbs, the tomatoes and the chunks of feta will make you want to get on board this boat pronto.


7. Spaghetti squash with basil and creamy cauliflower Alfredo sauce [vegan]

Spaghetti squash with basil and creamy cauliflower Alfredo sauce [vegan]

One Green Planet delivers a healthy version of one of the most decadent pasta sauces known to the whole of humankind: Alfredo. And when you're combining spaghetti squash, basil and cauliflower, you really can't go wrong. This vegan-friendly dish will have omnivores salivating.


8. Deconstructed spaghetti squash carbonara

Deconstructed spaghetti squash carbonara

Popular Paleo got all kinds of foodie with this recipe. And just look at that egg. That's, well, sexy is what that is.