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Baked Spaghetti Squash

Learn How To Cook Spaghetti Squash in the Oven, Air Fryer, Instant Pot and Microwave. Includes tips and tricks on how to cut spaghetti squash and the best way to cook spaghetti squash for long thin strands.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy side dish recipe, how to cook spaghetti squash, low carb spaghetti, roasted spaghetti squash, spaghetti squash
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 75 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • avocado oil OR olive oil
  • sea salt and pepper



  1. Use a small knife to poke several holes all around the spaghetti squash.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place whole squash on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 1 hour (flipping half way through). Allow the squash cool before cutting it open. Scoop out seeds and use a fork to shred into long spaghetti noodles.

Cut lengthwise:

  1. Slice your spaghetti squash in half, lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and drizzle with avocado oil or olive oil, salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  3. Place the squash cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for about 45 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 15 minutes and then use a fork to shred into long spaghetti noodles”.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Read the post on how to cook spaghetti squash in the air fryer, Instant Pot and microwave.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Spaghetti Squash
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.