How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

how to cook spaghetti squash

Learn how to cook Spaghetti Squash in the oven and microwave. Loading with healthy nutrition, I also have 3 delicious recipes for you to try!




  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut squash in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds and pulp – just like cleaning out the inside of a pumpkin at Halloween.
  3. Season with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Place on a stone baking pan cut side down. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Outer skin will be soft and brittle when done and flesh will be very tender.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes.
  6. Pull a fork lengthwise through the flesh to separate it into long strands. It comes out easily and looks like thin spaghetti.


* At the market, choose a spaghetti squash that is yellow to light orange in color and firm – about 8 inches to 12 inches long

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