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13 quirky winter gourds

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 30, 2013, 3:43 p.m.
A fork with spaghetti squash and its gourd.

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Spaghetti squash

This squash looks unassuming on the outside, but behind the bright yellow exterior is the perfect pasta substitute.

When cooked, the stringy flesh looks and feels similar to angel hair spaghetti, except with more nutrients and fewer carbs.