11 Simple and Healthy Spaghetti Squash Bowls

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Spaghetti squash photo by Meal Makeover Moms on Flickr/Creative Commons

You’ve been stuffing peppers and baked potatoes for years, and maybe even an acorn squash when you’re feeling crazy. Now, it’s time to add spaghetti squash to that list. The prep time is minimal, the taste is maximum, and the Insta-worthiness is through the roof. Add one of these spaghetti squash bowls to your recipe rotation, or squash all of them into your weekly meal plan.

1. Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boat
via IFoodReal

Start your morning off on a healthy note with a breakfast of squash, avocado, and egg. You’ll fuel up for your day without guilt.

2. Eggplant Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Boat
via Kara Lydon

Trick yourself into eating more veggies with this spaghetti squash boat stuffed with eggplant. It’s a cleaned-up version of the Italian classic.

3. Spaghetti Squash Comfort Bowl
via Sprinkle of Green

Curl up with this bowl of squash, broccoli, carrots, onions, cannellini beans, and almonds. It’s drizzled in a “comfort sauce.”

4. Broccoli Spinach Spaghetti Squash Bowl
via Live Eat Learn

If you’re in the mood for greens, answer your craving with this cheesy broccoli and spinach squash bowl. Your taste buds and your waistline will thank you.

5. Spinach and Artichoke Spaghetti Squash Bowl
via Taste and Tell

Make Popeye proud with this bowl, which packs in a cup of artichoke hearts and three cups of baby spinach. Swap the sour cream topping for Greek yogurt if you’d like.

6. Southwestern Spaghetti Squash Bowl
via The Comfort of Cooking

Beans, corn, chili powder, jalapeños, cheddar cheese, red onions—what isn’t packed into this bowl? Top it with avocado if you want a final flourish.

7. Spinach, Tomato, and Goat Cheese Spaghetti Squash Bowl
via BS In the Kitchen

Thanks to goat cheese, red onion, tomato, and spinach, this spaghetti squash bowl will be overflowing with color and flavor.

8. Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
via Closet Cooking

If you’re reading this list and searching for meat, look no further. This bowl has squash and corn for veggies, chicken and black beans for protein, and cheese and cilantro for a final touch.

9. Red Curry Spaghetti Squash Bowl
via Country Cleaver

If you’re looking to incorporate chicken into your meal, try this bowl filled with green snap peas, onions, red bell pepper, chicken breast, and curry, and garnished with lime juice.

10. Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowl
via Making Thyme For Health

Think of this bowl as healthy, biodegradable Chipotle. Dig in to squash, black beans, salsa, bell pepper, corn, and pepper.

11. Shrimp, Pesto, and Peas Spaghetti Squash Bowl
via Family Food on the Table

This four ingredient meal—squash, peas, shrimp, and pesto—promises to satisfy your hunger without taking too much prep time.

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2016/11/10/spaghetti-squash-bowls/