Our Top Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Load up on crowd-pleasing recipes for main and side dishes using a favorite good-for-you vegetable: spaghetti squash.

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Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan Cheese

With its spaghetti-like strands, this squash can sub in for a classic, comforting side that's traditionally made with pasta. Best of all, it's remarkably simple: Use a fork to scrape roasted spaghetti squash flesh into strings, then toss with Parmesan and butter.

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Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Introduce the kids to nutrient-rich spaghetti squash by serving it like pasta with juicy meatballs and a quick homemade marinara.

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Spaghetti Squash Chicken Lasagna

Have to feed a crowd? Craving something comforting? Looking for a recipe that freezes beautifully? This lasagna checks all the boxes.

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Chicken and Broccoli Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash

Katie's 5-star recipe proves spaghetti squash is made for the twice-baked treatment (it's not just for potatoes!). The squash gets roasted, blanketed in a creamy sauce with chicken and broccoli, and topped with cheese before taking a turn under the broiler for a golden brown crust.

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Pork Scallopini with Spaghetti Squash

As much as we love a pasta sub, spaghetti squash doesn't always have to be the main affair. Keep things simple and add it to your plate as a side for pork scallopini.

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Healthy Curried Spaghetti Squash

The secret to this quick-cooking spaghetti squash is the microwave: Spaghetti squash cooks in under 20 minutes when you zap it; toss the pastalike strands with an Indian-inspired sauce for an easy weeknight side.

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Spaghetti Squash Alfredo with Pancetta and Peas

Cut down on carbs by switching pasta out for spaghetti squash in this flavorful, pancetta-laced Alfredo dish.

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Spicy Roasted Tomato Marinara with Spaghetti Squash

Play up spaghetti squash's pastalike appearance by cooking a roasted-tomato marinara to go with it. (Best of all, the squash can serve as its own pasta bowl.)

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Sausage and White Bean-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Pack the flavors of a sausage and white bean soup into a tender roasted spaghetti squash for a hearty all-in-one meal.

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

No waiting for water to boil here: Spaghetti squash proves (once again) that it can sub out pasta. It's perfect in this pancetta and egg-enriched cream sauce.

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Spaghetti Squash Cincinnati Chili

Here's a twist on Cincinnati "five-way" chili: spaghetti squash and chili, plus cheddar cheese, onion and kidney beans.

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Spaghetti Squash with Kale Pesto

Mix kale-subbed pesto and squash-subbed pasta for a fun and tasty way to eat your veggies.

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Spaghetti Squash with Feta

It's a vegetable — and a pasta! Strands of spaghetti squash make a noodle-like base for a simple sauce and some crumbled feta.

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Spaghetti Squash and Potato Gratin

This recipe takes classic creamy potato gratin to a new level. Spaghetti squash adds amazing texture and great flavor — giving you yet another reason to buy the versatile veggie!

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Spaghetti or Not

Have a pasta night without the pasta! Enjoy Italian flavors from pancetta, fresh basil and olives in this puttanesca-inspired sauce served over tender spaghetti squash.

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Spaghetti Squash Tostadas

Top crunchy toasted corn tortillas with tender spaghetti squash, plus hearty black beans and roasted cherry tomatoes instead of meat.

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Garlic-Herb Spaghetti Squash

For an extra-easy side, cook spaghetti squash in the microwave until tender, scrape it into strands with a fork, and add garlic, herbs and pickled cherry peppers.

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Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

Spaghetti squash subs don't have to be limited to pasta — it works just as well in noodle dishes! In this recipe, spaghetti squash is flavored with a sweet and tangy peanut sauce for an easy meal or side that's ready in 25 minutes.

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Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomatoes and Ricotta

There's no need to preheat the oven, or even use pots and pans for this recipe! A fresh, no-cook sauce and microwave squash prep help bring this flavorful and healthy side to the table in under 30 minutes.

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Greek-Style Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp

Add Mediterranean flair to buttery squash with sweet shrimp, salty feta and briny olives. It's a dish that's great hot, but also delicious at room temperature.

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Chicken Spaghetti Squash

In this twist on a classic Southern dish, the noodle-like strands of crisp-tender squash find their way into a creamy chicken and vegetable casserole.

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Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

Skip pasta and serve shredded spaghetti squash with hot Italian sausage.

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Truffle Oil

A little bit of truffle oil and a sprinkle of Parmigiano-Reggiano go a long way in flavoring Guy's 5-ingredient spaghetti squash.

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Curry-Shallot Butter

As fancy as it might sound, DIY compound butter is a cinch! In her recipe, Katie adds curry, lemon zest, shallots and cilantro to room-temperature butter to add major flavor to roasted spaghetti squash. Tip: Make an extra batch of butter and keep on hand for flavoring fish, rice and everything nice.

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Ginger-Scallion Spaghetti Squash

The mild flavor of spaghetti squash makes it the perfect base to mix with Asian-style soy and ginger sauce in this 20-minute side dish.

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BBQ Spaghetti Squash Sliders

Who needs meat to make a delicious slider? These vegetarian squash sliders are sweet, tangy and messy. If you can't find mini slider buns, slice hot dog buns into thirds.

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Bass Agrodolce with Spaghetti Squash and Mushrooms

A side of tender, subtly sweet spaghetti squash is the perfect healthy sidekick for steamed striped bass fillets, served with a traditional Italian sweet-and-sour sauce.

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