Looking for a delicious and healthy side dish to serve at your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Look no further than Spaghetti Squash Gratin! This savory dish is made with spaghetti squash, which is a low-carb and gluten-free alternative to pasta. The best part? For those on plan it’s 5&1 approved!!
Why Spaghetti Squash Gratin is Perfect for the Holidays
- Healthy and Low-Carb: Spaghetti Squash Gratin is a great option for those who are watching their carb intake. Spaghetti squash is a low-carb vegetable that is also a good source of fiber.
- Gluten-Free: Spaghetti Squash Gratin is made with gluten-free ingredients, making it a safe and delicious option for those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
- Easy to Make: Spaghetti Squash Gratin is surprisingly easy to make. Simply roast the spaghetti squash, then toss it with the ingredients below.
- Delicious and Versatile: Spaghetti Squash Gratin can be customized to your liking if you’re not on plan anymore. Use your favorite sauce, cheese, and vegetables to create a dish that your family will love.
Lean and Green Side Dish | Spaghetti Squash Gratin
- 1, 2 1/2 lb spaghetti squash (to yield about 3 cups of spaghetti squash)
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 tbsp fresh thyme
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 cup reduced fat grated parmesan cheese
- cooking spray
- Preheat oven to 400 F.
- Halve the squash and scoop out the seeds. Bake face down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper until squash is easily pierced with fork, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool, then scoop out spaghetti strands and place in a large bowl.
- Meanshile, in a medium sized bowl, mix remaining ingredients except for the parmesan cheese. Stir mixture into the spaghetti squash strands.
- Spread into a lightly greased casserole dish. Top with parmesan and press down to moisten. Bake uncovered for 30 mintues.