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Spaghetti Squash with mozarella cheese and basil sprinkled over the top
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Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash tastes like pasta, but it can be prepared differently than actual spaghetti. Here's how to cook spaghetti squash from the comfort of your own home!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: healthy, vegetables
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 137kcal


Spaghetti Squash

  • 1 spaghetti squash you may end up with leftovers
  • 2 tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt pinch
  • pepper pinch


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut the squash vertically.
    cutting into a spaghetti squash on it's side
  • Drizzle one tablespoon and a large dash of both salt and pepper on both internal sides of the squash. Flip the squash over so the cut side is face down on a lined baking sheet. Cook for 40 minutes or until skin is easy to pierce with a fork.
    getting ready to bake spaghetti squash
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool enough for handling. Once cooled, use a fork to scrape out the insides.
    roasted spaghetti squash on a baking sheet
  • Top with your favorite sauce and pasta toppings and enjoy!
    spaghetti squash with red sauce and cheese


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg