Simple Spaghetti Squash

Simple Spaghetti Squash
Simple Spaghetti Squash

This recipe from really is the easiest way to cook spaghetti squash.  And it’s such a healthy substitute to pasta – low in calories and fat!


1 (2-3 pounds) spaghetti squash
2 Tablespoons olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  2. Cut the squash in half lengthwise from stem to tail and scrape out the seeds.  (You can microwave the squash first for 2-5 minutes to make slicing easier).  Then drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place squash, cut-side down, onto the prepared baking dish. Place into oven and roast until tender, about 35-45 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and let rest until cool enough to handle.
  5. Using a fork, scrape the flesh to create long strands.

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