How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy, how to, spaghetti squash
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 210kcal
Author: Megan Gilmore
The noodle-like strands of cooked spaghetti squash pair perfectly with your favorite pasta sauce, while being naturally gluten-free! Loaded with range of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, folate and manganese, it's not only delicious, but also a nutritious addition to your meal rotation.
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  • One spaghetti squash


  • Preheat your oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with a Silpat or parchment paper.
  • Wash off the outer shell of the squash, and cut it in half, lengthwise. (This is the hardest part-- be careful!)
  • Use a large spoon to scoop out the seeds, then place the squash halves cut-side-down on the lined baking sheet.
  • Roast in the oven for 30-45 minutes at 400F, depending on the size of your squash.
  • When the spaghetti squash is ready, the skin should be easily pierced with a fork.
  • Using a fork, scrape it along the flesh to reveal the noodle-like strands and serve immediately!


Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 14.3mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 2.1mg