A fruit that doubles as spaghetti?
Spaghetti squash gets it name from the fact that when roasted, if you run a fork over the flesh it separates into spaghetti like strands. And while we tend to think of it as a vegetable, it’s actually a fruit (since it has seeds).
This spaghetti squash pad thai looks intricate and interesting, but is really quite easy to whip up. You don’t have to add extra veggies, like cabbage and carrots, but I did for a pop of color and boost in nutrients. And the almond butter dressing? You’ll want to eat it with a spoon.
I also don’t like to waste anything, so I dry roasted the spaghetti squash seeds,
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