Healthy Alfredo Spaghetti Squash

Healthy Alfredo Spaghetti Squash

My favourite low-carb pasta substitute! So fun to eat and I love how light I feel afterwards. If you’ve never tried spaghetti squash, I highly recommend you try it ASAP!

Spaghetti squash is packed full of nutrients along with being low calorie, low-carb and gluten-free. This recipe is an easy weeknight meal – the oven is doing the majority of the work. There’s also no cream whatsoever in this recipe. I show you how to make creamy, cheesy alfredo without the heavy cream.

Tips on how to slice squash

  • Make sure you have a flat surface
  • Poke holes along the middle, making a straight line
  • Microwave squash for 2-5 minutes
  • Use a towel to remove the squash from the microwave and let it cool so it doesn’t burn you
  • Cut off ends
  • Carefully slice along the poked holes
  • Use an ice cream scoop to remove the seeds

Now you’re ready to make spaghetti squash!

Healthy Alfredo Spaghetti Squash

This recipe is a simple, creamy dish and guarenteed to be your new favourite weeknight dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 3 servings

Ingredients
  

Squash

  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Alfredo Sauce

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1 tomato diced (or use small cherry tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed and minced
  • 1/4 cup onion diced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Using a knife, carefully split your squash in half lengthwise. Remove seeds.
  • Sprinkle salt, pepper and olive oil on both sides
  • Place squash cut-side down on a baking sheet. Bake at 400 F for 40 mins or until fork tender
  • Once roasted, "fluff" the noodles, using a fork to scrape the inside of your squash. Set aside
  • In a saucepan, cook onion, tomato and garlic over medium heat until softened
  • Add milk, flour (sifted), grated parmesan and whisk until combined
  • Add seasonings and stir
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and let the alfredo sauce simmer for a few minutes until heated through
  • Scoop out the spaghetti squash strands and stir the strands in the alfredo sauce
  • Fill the empty squash boats evenly with the alfredo mixture
  • Top with extra parlsey and parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Notes

You can also add chicken, shrimp, or veggies to this alfredo mixture. 

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