How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

Ranging in shapes and sizes, the squash is cooked into spaghetti-like strands that can be used in many different recipes, in place of actual spaghetti, or as a vegetable side dish!

what is spaghetti squash?

You'll only need spaghetti squash, olive oil, kosher salt, and black pepper to make this easy recipe. Let's round those up and get started!

Simple Ingredients

season the squash

Pierce the squash multiple times and microwave it for 5 minutes. Place it on a sheet pan cut side up, season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with olive oil.

cook the squash

Roast in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 25 minutes, checking for tenderness with a knife. Cook in increments until tender.

scrape and serve

Start scraping the squash with a fork into long “spaghetti” like strands. Then serve as desired!

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