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Thai Green curry spaghetti squash
Read Time 15 min

Thai Green Curry Spaghetti Squash

Who knew that you could make spaghetti from squash! For the adventurous cooks, this recipe used spaghetti squash as a substitute for pasta. Filled with veggies, spices and legumes, this dish is light, vibrant and packed full of healthy goodness. Enjoy a Thai inspired dish with a nutritious twist!

2 Tbsp coconut oil or avocado oil

2 tsp finely chopped ginger

2 cloves of garlic minced

2 Tbsp green curry paste

2 Tbsp coconut sugar

1 can full fat coconut milk

1 Tbsp coconut aminos

Juice and zest of 1 lime

1 cup snap peas halved

1 cup chickpeas

1 large spaghetti squash roasted

1/2 small red onion thinly sliced

Sea salt and black pepper to taste

1 small handful rough chopped peanuts

Small pinch of chili flakes (optional)

Small bunch cilantro leaves for garnish

Lime wedges to squeeze over the top

1 tsp arrowroot powder

1 Tbsp water

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cut spaghetti squash down the middle, rub with a small amount of oil and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Place face down on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and roast for 20-30 minutes. Squash should be soft enough to pull with a fork.

  4. Set aside.

  5. Heat oil in a medium sized sauce pot to medium heat. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for 1 min.

  6. Add curry paste and toast evenly for one minute.

  7. Add coconut milk and bring to a low boil.

  8. Reduce heat and add coconut aminos, lime zest and juice and coconut sugar. Cook for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.

  9. Mix water and arrowroot powder in small bowl creating a slurry to thicken sauce. Pour the mixture into the sauce while whisking at the same time.

  10. Add a pinch of salt to taste.

  11. Add in snap peas and chickpeas. Reduce heat to low and set aside

  12. Pull the spaghetti squash with a fork to make spaghetti and place on plates.

  13. Pour sauce over the top and garnish with peanuts, cilantro, red onion, chili flake and lime.

Rajiv Harry is a Health and Wellness expert in Portland. Learn more about Rajiv at embracechange.me.

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