Get Healthier With A (Surprisingly Tasty) Squash Pasta Substitute

Vegetarians, low-carbers, gluten-free dieters and nearly all individuals trying to shed a few kilos face the tough task of cutting pasta out of their diets. Turns out you can use squash as a delicious pasta substitute.

Darya from foodie blog Summer Tomato shows us some dos (rotate the squash while peeling) and some don'ts (don't peel the squash directly over the bowl or overcook the noodles) when it comes to making squash noodles:

There's a recipe for "Summer Squash Pasta & Simple Tomato Sauce" at Summer Tomato, along with more detailed instructions, but before you run off to the kitchen: Tell us about your favourite diet-friendly food substitutes (and about just how tasty they are or aren't).

Better Than Pasta Subtitutes: Summer Squash Noodle Recipe and Video [Summer Tomato]


Comments

    You can also grow this vegetable spaghetti, which is what I thought this would be a link to:
    http://www.greenharvest.com.au/seeds/vegetables_w_z.html#SV104
    The Squash has a soft, delicious fibrous flesh with texture like spaghetti.
    Scoop it out of the skin and blanch until hot enough to serve.

    Full disclosure Green Harvest is my mother's business.
    Peace

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