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Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo Recipe

If you’re following a keto diet but miss the creamy, rich goodness of pasta Alfredo, this recipe is for you. Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo offers all the indulgence of traditional Alfredo with a fraction of the carbs. Perfect for a cozy dinner or a special occasion, this dish is not only delicious but also guilt-free. Spaghetti squash is a fantastic low-carb alternative to pasta, and when combined with a creamy Alfredo sauce, it becomes a decadent meal that will satisfy your cravings without derailing your diet.

Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Indulge in a low-carb version of a classic Italian favorite with this Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Drizzle the cut sides with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the squash halves cut side down on a baking sheet and roast for 30-40 minutes until tender.
  5. While the squash is roasting, prepare the Alfredo sauce. In a medium saucepan, heat the butter over medium heat until melted.
  6. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  7. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a gentle simmer.
  8. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and nutmeg, cooking until the sauce is thickened and smooth.
  9. Once the spaghetti squash is done, use a fork to scrape out the strands into a bowl.
  10. Pour the Alfredo sauce over the squash strands and toss to combine.
  11. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired, and serve hot.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s take a look at the carb content of the ingredients used in this delicious recipe:

  • Spaghetti Squash: 10g per medium squash
  • Olive Oil: 0g per tablespoon
  • Heavy Cream: 1.5g per 1/2 cup
  • Unsalted Butter: 0g per 1/2 cup
  • Parmesan Cheese: 1g per 1/4 cup
  • Garlic: 1g per clove
  • Ground Nutmeg: 0.5g per 1/4 teaspoon
  • Fresh Parsley: 0g per tablespoon

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 14g (varies based on the specific amounts used and brand variations).

A Low-Carb Culinary Delight

Who knew you could enjoy such a creamy, indulgent dish on a keto diet? This Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo is a perfect example of how you can transform traditional comfort food into a low-carb masterpiece. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply want a comforting meal after a long day, this recipe is sure to impress. Embrace the joy of keto cooking and treat yourself to this delicious and healthy dish today!

Recipe Credit: gogas2

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