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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash! It is a delicious, healthy alternative to pasta and low calorie too!
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How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

This is such a simple recipe for cooking spaghetti squash! Use it as a healthy and low calorie alternative to pasta.
Course Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 50kcal

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  • 1 large spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise,seeds removed
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Coat an oven proof pan with olive oil or vegetable oil spray.
  • Sprinkle both halves of the squash with salt and pepper. Spritz each half with olive oil spray.
  • Place squash cut side down on the pan. Bake for 45 - 60 minutes or until the squash feels soft when squeezed.
  • Remove pan from the oven, allow the squash to cool slightly before handling. Using a fork, scrape the squash from the skin to loosen and remove strands.


Vegetable cooking spray can be substituted for the olive oil spray.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.12g | Protein: 1.03g | Fat: 0.92g | Saturated Fat: 0.19g | Sodium: 27.36mg | Potassium: 173.81mg | Fiber: 2.41g | Sugar: 4.44g | Vitamin A: 193.12IU | Vitamin C: 3.38mg | Calcium: 37.02mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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