Preparing Spagetti Squash

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"We love spaghetti squash, this is my favorite way to prepare the squash to enjoy with the toppings of our choice be it spaghetti sauce, cherry tomatoes, shredded cheese and snipped herbs or Pesto."

Original recipe yields 4 -6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (457 g)
  • Calories 156.8
  • Total Fat - 4.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 22.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.1 g
  • Sugars - 15.3 g
  • Protein - 3.7 g
  • Calcium - 108.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350

Step 2

Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, scoop out seeds, if difficult to cut a few minutes in the microwave will make halving easier

Step 3

Brush cut side with oil, season with a sprinkling of salt and pepper, place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper cut side up

Step 4

Bake in 350 oven for 35-45 minutes or until squash separates easily from the skin, cool for approximately 20 minutes, use a fork to scoop and separate squash strands

Step 5

Place in a serving dish, serve with a side of your favorite spaghetti toppings, spaghetti sauce, freshly snipped herbs with shredded cheeses and halved cherry tomatoes or pesto are all excellent choices

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


dienia b

Another great recipe from gerry ,i love her stuff this was so easy and great to use with one of the spaghetti squash recipes i posted for my sister ,and falling in love with the stuff myself after constantly being nagged at to try it ,i am so happy i did ,and if your on the fence try this recipe and make some awesome food

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(8 Oct 2019)