Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca

Cut the carbs with this decadent pasta made entirely from veggies!

This veggie-rich spaghetti squash puttanesca is the perfect family dinner!

Transport your taste buds to Naples, Italy with this gorgeous Puttanesca recipe. It’s guaranteed to WOW the whole family. When struck with those powerful carb cravings, this Spaghetti Squash Puttensca makes the perfect, skinny solution! The dish presents itself as an indulgent bowl of pasta, when it’s actually made entirely of vegetables. With creamy, decadent textures and ultra-satisfying flavors, this “pasta” dish will most certainly satisfy. Not to mention, your waistline will appreciate it as well.

Cut the Carbs with this Italian-Inspired Dish

Enjoy this flavorful recipe for dinner and again for lunch the next day!

Here at Skinny Ms., we love recipes that sub in spaghetti squash for actual pasta. The nutrient-rich veggie forms a bunch of amazingly cool strands that resemble spaghetti, without the heaviness of actual pasta. Meanwhile, it serves as a low-carb, low-fat, and grain-free alternative that shaves off a boatload of calories.

“Puttanesca” refers to a bold, flavorful pasta sauce used in Italian-inspired dishes. It usually involves tomatoes, garlic, and sometimes even anchovies. Our yummy version uses a handful of vibrant, nutritious veggies like zucchini squash, sweet onion, bell peppers, broccoli, and grape tomatoes.

Eye-Catching and Nutrient-Dense

This tasy, Italian-Inspired recipe is loaded with flavors youll love.

Roasted to tender-crisp perfection, these vegetables lend incredible color and depth of flavor to this healthy spaghetti squash puttanesca. We love how the natural sweetness of the spaghetti squash compliments the robust goodness from the veggies.

How To Make Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca

Dig into this nutritious meal to satisfy your comfort cravings.

Our delicious vegetarian dish only takes 15 minutes to prepare and about 40 minutes to cook. That said, you’ll have a healthy, low-carb pasta dish hot and ready in less than an hour!

Creating this uber-impressive meal is super simple, too! Simply roast the spaghetti squash halves until they’re cooked all the way through, and then allow the vegetable to cool. Afterwards, roast the rest of the veggies with Italian seasoning, olive oil, and garlic for about 20-25 minutes, or until tender. Using a fork, shred your spaghetti squash into thin “spaghetti-like” strands, and blend it with your roasted veggies and chopped spinach. Before you know it, you’ll have a beautiful, Italian-inspired meal waiting for you to devour!

So what are you waiting for? Dive into a big bowl of this delectable spaghetti squash puttanesca tonight! With only a fraction of the calories you’d find in conventional spaghetti puttanesca recipes, this healthy version will fix all your pasta cravings. Minus the guilt, of course!


What did you think of this delcious spaghetti squash puttanesca? Be sure to let us know in the comment section. 

Spaghetti squash is a wonderful, light, and healthy alternative to actual spaghetti, without the carb overload. For more tasty recipes featuring this incredible golden vegetable, check out some of our favorites!

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