Low Carb Spaghetti Squash “Noodles”
(by Tammy K)
Microwave a spaghetti squash for 2 minutes until it’s easier to cut it in half. Scoop the seeds out***, and bake it face down for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.
You then scrape it out with a fork.
We’ve stirred those “noodles” in with a half cup of Parmesan (more is actually better, but then the carbs go up), and a stick of melted butter. How much depends on how big the squash is.
You could also do the Parmesan/butter mix with Broccoli as well.
If I figured the carb count right,
a 1/2 cup of the squash with the Parmesan is 4.2 carbs
and a 1/2 cup of the broccoli with Parmesan is 2 carbs.
*** You can oil & salt the seeds and also bake them at the same time as the squash for 15-20 min at 350F degrees – Yummy snack, too.
Please note that in different parts of the world, different brands of available food have more carbs than other brands. It is important to read the labels carefully where you shop for food. If you have difficulty locating low carb supplies, please visit our low carb supplier page for some items that can be mail ordered.