As more and more people turn to low-carb diets like the keto diet or paleo diet, alternatives to pasta, rice, and grains are becoming more in demand. This roasted spaghetti squash recipe is a delicious homemade alternative to pasta and noodles.
Baked squash has a tender texture that is similar to pasta and noodles, making it a wonderful replacement for recipes that normally require either ingredient. Whether you’re making spaghetti with marinara sauce or a vegetable chow mein, try subbing in roasted or baked spaghetti squash for a healthier meal.
If you’ve wondered how to cook spaghetti squash, this recipe will solve that dilemma. Cooking squash requires just a step or two of some brief preparation, then off the spaghetti squash goes to the oven.
The hardest part of making roasted spaghetti squash is simply cutting the spaghetti squash. The squash has a tough exterior so you’ll need a very sharp knife to help you cut through it.
This roasted spaghetti squash recipe takes about 40 minutes to cook in the oven, so we like to make some ahead of time on the weekend and store it in Tupperware as a part of meal prep for the week. Once you’ve made the roasted spaghetti squash, you can use it for a variety of low-carb lunches and dinners.