Although we may not agree that spaghetti squash tastes just as good as real spaghetti, we can still rally behind it as a more than tasty (and gluten-free) dinnertime alternative. In fact, we might even go as far as to argue that the whole squash cooking process is actually less labor intensive than the real deal. No pots of water to be boiled. No scalding hot straining steam burns to be acquired. All you need is a sheet pan, sharp knife, and your old faithful oven. The best part of all? You can even use the squash shell as a bowl to serve your damn spaghetti in. Boom — no dishes, no problems. Thanks to Pinterest, we've rounded up the top ten most pinned recipes below. Covering the classic noodle bases, from shrimp scampi to chow mein. And they all look pretty fire. With dishes like these, we may be reconsidering our real spaghetti stance...maybe.
Load up on the parmesan and maybe add in some sautéed sausage to boot. 2. Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash Bowls
If buffalo chicken pizza was a vegetable, it'd be something like this. 3. Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti Squash
With spaghetti squash scampi, the shrimp is always the star. 4. Lemon & Herb Spaghetti Squash With Roasted Shrimp
Zesty lemon brings extra flavor levels to this dish — for even more, try a sprinkle of red pepper flakes. 5. Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein
Now all we need is some cauliflower fried rice and we're in alternative dish business. 6. Spinach Artichoke Spaghetti Squash
Stick a fork in one of these cheesy halves and call it a night. 8. Baked Spaghetti Squash With Garlic & Butter
What's better than a caprese salad? A spaghetti squash caprese salad.