1Parboil the broccoli in salted water for 10 minutes. Heat the oil and butter in a skillet, add the onion and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes until softened. Drain the broccoli, add to the skillet and mix well. Stir in the cream and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a food processor and process to a purée. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a large pan of salted boiling water until al dente, then drain, toss with the broccoli and cream mixture, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.
Significantly lower in carbs and calories than traditional pasta, spaghetti squash serves as a healthier weeknight dinner base. You won't believe how easy it is to cook. Prep-ahead to make dinners and lunches easier and faster throughout the week.
Spaghetti squash is a great lower-calorie, lower-carb alternative to pasta. It makes the perfect comfort food or salad starter, and is a neutral-tasting veggie that absorbs all the flavors of this simple dish.