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Spaghetti Squash

This winter squash is known for its stringy flesh that you can use as a healthy alternative to spaghetti noodles

Spaghetti squash is a type of winter squash known for its unique stringy flesh, which resembles thin strands of spaghetti when its cooked flesh is scraped with a fork. It has a mild, slightly sweet flavor that holds up to a variety of sauces and toppings. Spaghetti squash is popular as a low-carb substitute for pasta and is often used in dishes where its stringy texture can mimic traditional spaghetti noodles.

Flavor profile: Spaghetti squash has a mild, slightly nutty and sweet flavor with a texture that resembles strands of spaghetti when cooked.

Uses: Spaghetti squash is commonly used as an alternative to pasta. It can be baked, boiled, or microwaved and then the flesh can be scraped out to create spaghetti-like strands.

Pairs with: Spaghetti squash pairs well with a variety of sauces such as marinara, pesto, or alfredo. To make it a complete meal, combine it with ground meat or sausage or chopped nuts for protein as well as other veggies like basil, peppers, spinach, mushrooms, etc.

Storage: Store spaghetti squash in a cool, dry place. It can last for several weeks if stored correctly

Nutrients: Spaghetti squash is low in calories and carbohydrates but high in fiber, vitamins C and B6, potassium, and manganese

Spaghetti Squash with Ground Beef & Peppers

Spaghetti Squash with Ground Beef & Peppers

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