Get Healthier with a (Surprisingly Tasty) Squash Pasta Substitute [Food Hacks]

Posted: 24 August, 2009 in Babbles & Rants, Food & Cooking

Ahh …. this is a healthy idea for this evenings iftar. It doesn’t look that hard. The problem is to buy squash here in KL. I guess I can substitute the squash with carrots, yellow and green zucchini. The sauce or dressing could be anything I can get hold of in the kitchen

This is a salad that’s a Pasta Wannabe

via Lifehacker by Rosa Golijan on 8/22/09


Vegans, low-carbers, gluten-free dieters, and nearly all individuals trying to shed a few pounds 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 favorite diet-friendly food substitutes (and about just how tasty they are or aren’t).

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