Spaghetti squash is the vegetable "replacement" for pasta. But while topping spaghetti squash with tomato sauce is certainly delicious, there are lots of other uses for the vegetable that highlight its unique flavor. Spotlight spaghetti squash as an ingredient in its own right, not a replacement, and try out some of our favorite Meatless Monday spaghetti squash recipes!
Instead of treating spaghetti squash like pasta, treat it like any other root vegetable in our scrumptiously simple vegan vegetable soup recipe. Alongside carrots, broccoli, and kale, it's the perfect one-pot meal for any Meatless Monday (Image:diekatrin),
This baked spaghetti squash with cheese is something between macaroni and cheese and a gratin. Easy to make and less caloric than dishes of similar ilk, this baked casserole has spinach added to it for extra vitamins and uses reduced fat dairy to lower the calories. Even if you decide to forgo the skim milk in lieu of whole, you'll love this comforting Meatless Monday dish (Image: alan levine).
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If you're looking for something simple to make on Meatless Monday, this Moroccan-spiced spaghetti squash recipe is surely it. A few spices and fresh herbs you probably already have lying around are all you need to make this dish a reality. Deb of Smitten Kitchen suggests bulking up the recipe with some canned chickpeas, for a filling, vegetarian meal (Image: rusty clark).
Should you do decide to serve spaghetti squash in its most popular form -- as pasta -- choose something a bit more exciting than plain marinara! Our delicious fresh herb organic broccoli, toasted pine nut and parmesan sauce is fantastic when tossed with spaghetti squash. What could be better on a cool fall evening? (Image: whologwhy)
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