13 Reasons to Toss a Spaghetti Squash in Your Shopping Cart

We love pasta to the moon and back, but sometimes it's fun to mix things up a bit by swapping classic noodles for strands of supple, nutty spaghetti squash. The recipe ideas don't just stop there; keep reading for takes on this Fall favorite spanning from spaghetti squash pasta to a spin on latkes.

Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Herbs and Pine Nuts
Pinch of Yum

Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Herbs and Pine Nuts

Gruyère, garlic, parsley, and pine nuts ensure that this easy spaghetti squash side packs in plenty of flavor.

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash
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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

For the purest expression of spaghetti squash's delicately nutty flavor, keep things simple by saucing it with a combination of olive oil, parmesan, and parsley.

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust
A Beautiful Mess

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

If you love cauliflower crust pizza, this spaghetti-squash-based pizza crust will likely be up your alley as well.

Spaghetti Squash With Apples and Toasted Pecans
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Spaghetti Squash With Apples and Toasted Pecans

Give spaghetti squash the salad treatment by drizzling it with a bright vinaigrette and tossing it with apples, toasted pecans, and scallions.

Kale, Cilantro, and Spaghetti Squash Cakes
Dolly and Oatmeal

Kale, Cilantro, and Spaghetti Squash Cakes

Essentially a spaghetti squash take on latkes, these kale, cilantro, and spaghetti squash cakes look like fried baked perfection.

Pumpkin Spaghetti Squash Carbonara
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Pumpkin Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

Not only does this spaghetti squash dish bring two types of squash to the table (its sauce is pumpkin based), but it's also finished off with crisp parmesan sage breadcrumbs.

Vietnamese Beef and Spaghetti Squash Bowls With Peanut Sauce
Half Baked Harvest

Vietnamese Beef and Spaghetti Squash Bowls With Peanut Sauce

Serve Vietnamese lemongrass beef atop spaghetti squash instead of vermicelli for a vegetable-packed dinner.

Stir-Fry Spaghetti Squash With Chickpeas
A Beautiful Mess

Stir-Fry Spaghetti Squash With Chickpeas

If you've been avoiding spaghetti squash because you fear its sometimes-mushy texture, try this simple stir-fry that includes a trick for reducing moisture.

Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese
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Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese

What's not to love about spaghetti squash macaroni and cheese?

Spaghetti Squash With Swiss Chard and Cranberries
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Spaghetti Squash With Swiss Chard and Cranberries

Spaghetti squash with swiss chard, cranberries, and dijon vinaigrette is just as flavorful as it is colorful (which is to say, very).

Spaghetti Squash Egg Baskets
A Cozy Kitchen

Spaghetti Squash Egg Baskets

Spaghetti squash isn't just for dinner, as proven by these adorable spaghetti squash egg baskets.

Creamy Curried Spaghetti Squash
Vanille Verte

Creamy Curried Spaghetti Squash

For a vegan option, try creamy curried spaghetti squash, which gets its rich texture from cashew cream.

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Mushrooms
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Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Mushrooms