How to Cook Spaghetti Squash
Showing you how to cook spaghetti squash the EASY way! Step by step directions for how to roast a whole spaghetti squash, tips on how to slice it, and recipes to make with this low carb veggie.
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 spaghetti squash 2-3 lbs
Prepare- Heat oven to 350°F. Place spaghetti squash on a baking sheet and poke with a paring knife.
Roast- Roast spaghetti squash whole until a paring knife sinks in easily. Around 60 minutes for a 2 lb squash and 90 minutes for a 3 lb squash.
Cool- Carefully slice the squash in half, then allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.
Scoop- Carefully scoop seeds out, then use a fork to gently pull the noodles from around the spaghetti squash.Enjoy immediately, or store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
- Fridge - let cool completely, then store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days!
- Freezer - spaghetti squash definitely softens and leaks some liquid after thawing so if you are going to freeze, we recommend:
- undercooking it slightly
- re-heating in a pan so the moisture evaporates
Serving: 0.25spaghetti squash | Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 0.8mg