Spaghetti Squash Recipes

It's more than just the vegetable alternative to pasta. Use spaghetti squash to its most delicious advantage with these favorite recipes.

Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

The New Spaghetti

Spaghetti squash is undoubtedly one of the most unique foods you'll come across. This melon-shaped winter squash is named for its flesh, which separates into spaghetti-like strands after it's cooked.

Our first spaghetti squash recipe: Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Sriracha Mayonnaise.

Pair a basic side salad with these tasty squash fritters for a simple, flavorful meal.

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Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Spinach

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Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Spinach

This quick and easy recipe is sure to find a place on your family dinner rotation.

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Spaghetti Squash Gratins with Chunky Tomato Sauce

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Spaghetti Squash Gratins with Chunky Tomato Sauce

These individual casseroles are like little lasagnas with spaghetti squash replacing the traditional lasagna noodles.

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Spaghetti Squash with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Photography: John Autry

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Parents may need to help out a bit by cutting the hard squash in half, but kids can have fun scraping up strands of spaghetti-like pulp. You can serve this as a side dish, or add sausage or ground beef to the sauce to turn it into an entrée.

View Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Meatless Meatballs over Herbed Spaghetti Squash

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Meatless Meatballs over Herbed Spaghetti Squash

Reminiscent of classic spaghetti and meatballs, this meatless recipe will please both vegetarians and meat lovers. Spaghetti squash is a low-carb alternative to traditional pasta noodles, while soy meatballs stand in for the beef variety.

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