Healthy Vegetarian Dinners

This delicious roasted spaghetti squash recipe feels rich because it's acting like pasta and cheese, but because the noodles are actually spaghetti squash, you're not carb-loading too much, which can be a danger in vegetarian diets sometimes. The "pasta" dish lets you taste the sweet, earthiness inherent in spaghetti squash, which roasting develops even further. Then you add just black pepper, shallot, olive oil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese, which adds a bit of complexity without overpowering the natural flavor of the squash pasta.

Spaghetti squash is a wondrous vegetable, one of our fall favorites. The flesh cooks into long, tender strands like, well, spaghetti, only sweet and earthy-tasting. Cooks sometimes make the mistake of tossing spaghetti squash with robust pasta sauces that obscure the delicate taste.... Read More