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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Marybeth Feutz
Have you ever tried spaghetti squash? How do you turn that squash into those cute noodles? It's easier than you think! Get the tips and tricks you need here.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Side
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • Optional: salt pepper, other seasonings, salsa, other sauce for garnish.


  • Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise (through the stem). Using a spoon, scrape out the seeds and pulp from the center of the squash.
  • Line a lipped baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly spray with baking spray.
  • Place squash cut side down on the baking sheet.
  • Cook at 350 degrees for 40-60 minutes, until the squash is tender.
  • Let the squash cool until it can be handled.
  • Using a fork, scrape the inside of the spaghetti squash out into a bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper, or use your favorite seasonings, salsa, or sauce.
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