Spaghetti Squash Recipes
It’s special, spaghetti squash isn’t like other winter squash and our spaghetti squash recipes show this. You wouldn’t serve butternut or acorn squash as an alternative pasta but that’s just one of the uses for spaghetti squash. As well using it as gluten-free, low-calorie pasta substitute, it’s delicate flavor pairs well with everything from shrimp to steak and we have the recipes to prove it. Try spaghetti squash recipes for gratin or spiced spaghetti squash pancakes. Roasting a spaghetti squash whole is the easiest way to release the tender strands without a mess. Get our other test kitchen tips for choosing, prepping, and cooking spaghetti squash and use our spaghetti squash recipes to enjoy this healthy vegetable.
Healthy Spaghetti Squash Recipes
Get mains, sides, and more healthful ways to enjoy this unique vegetable.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Simple Spaghetti SquashThis squash looks intimidating to cook but it's really simple and the payoff is delicious.
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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with ParmesanThis recipe for roasted spaghetti squash incorporates ricotta cheese and brown butter, who could ask for anything more!?
Spaghetti Squash with Turkey MeatballsThis meal has all the fun and flavor of traditional spaghetti and meatballs, but without the carbs and high calories.
Super Easy Spaghetti Squash Recipes
In Season: Like other hard-shelled winter squash, spaghetti squash is harvested in the early fall. It keeps for months in cool storage, so it's available in markets throughout the winter and spring.
What to Look For: Mature spaghetti squash is oblong in shape with a creamy-yellow shell. Choose firm squash that's free of soft spots and feels heavy for its size.
How to Store: Uncut spaghetti squash keeps well in a cool, dry place for up to one month.
Roasted Squash with Parmesan and HerbsServe this versatile side dish alongside baked pork chops or chicken.
Spiced Squash PancakesPlain yogurt mixed with chopped fresh cilantro is delicious alongside these savory pancakes.
Sauteed Scallops over Spaghetti SquashScallops, sauteed with leeks and shallots, rest on a bed of spaghetti squash.
Spaghetti Squash, 1Randy and Martha chat about cats and make spaghetti squash with turkey meatballs. Part 1.
Veal Scallopini MilaneseThis lightened-up version of the Italian classic substitutes spaghetti squash for pasta but still packs all the flavor and texture of the traditional.
Spaghetti Squash with GarlicServe this squash in place of pasta or with our Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce.
Skirt Steak with Pickled Onion and Spaghetti SquashWith just 15 minutes of prep work and five ingredients, you can prepare this easy and delicious meal even on your busiest night of the week!
Roasted Shrimp with Spaghetti SquashYou can serve a flourless "pasta" with these strands of spaghetti squash.
Potato Crusted Catfish With Spaghetti SquashEmeril Lagasse makes potato crusted catfish using vinaigrette, olive oil, salt, fresh pepper, chives, butter, garlic, red pepper, and essence to serve with spaghetti squash. He also makes a special sauce to serve with sirloin steaks.Recipe
Baked Stuffed Spaghetti SquashThis vegetarian main dish is packed with Italian flavors.Recipe
Roasted Spaghetti SquashThe noodlelike squash delivers just a quarter of the carbs of traditional spaghetti.Recipe
Spaghetti Squash with Sage and OrangeFor this recipe, it is best to choose smaller spaghetti squash since the strands are more delicate.Video
Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Stir FryEmeril Lagasse prepares a chicken and spaghetti squash stir fry with cashews, mushroom, sesame, onion, and snow peas in a wok.Video
Peppered Flounder and Spaghetti SquashEmeril Lagasse prepares a peppered flounder with lemon herb spaghetti squash.Video
How to Cook Spaghetti SquashEmeril Lagasse cooks a spaghetti squash and uses the pulp as a substitute for pasta.Video
Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs with Randy JacksonAmerican Idol judge Randy Jackson joins Martha Stewart and helps prepare a delicious spaghetti squash with turkey meatballs.Video
Randy Jackson Helps Martha Finish a Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs DishMartha Stewart and American Idol judge Randy Jackson finish up their flavorful spaghetti squash with turkey meatballs dish.Video
Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan and HerbsActress Jessica Alba joins Martha Stewart for a Mothers Know Best show and roasts spaghetti squash with Parmesan and herbs.Video
How to Serve Spaghetti SquashThis cooking demo takes a silly turn when Martha’s staff gets literal with the main ingredient.Video
Sweet Shrimp Salsa and Squash Risotto with DuckEmeril Lagasse prepares a salsa with sweet shrimp to garnish his acorn squash soup. Then he prepares a risotto with squash, duck, and sage.Video
Vegetable Dinners, Part 4Emeril Lagasse makes a stunning Spaghetti Squash Carbonara with Pancetta, Egg, and Garlic.Video
Vegetable Dinners, Part 3Emeril Lagasse fuses fresh basil in to his Millet Stuffed Tomatoes. Emeril also adds cream to the Lettuce Soup.Video
Vegetable Dinners, Part 2Emeril Lagasse toast millet to bring out a nutty flavor and then combines it with goat cheese for Stuffed Tomatoes. Emeril also preps squash by adding oil and baking them in the oven.AdvertisementAdvertisementVideo
How to Roast a Spaghetti SquashEmeril Lagasse discusses the different types of winter squashes and roasts a spaghetti squash to produce its famous spaghetti-like texture.Video
Spaghetti Squash with Greens and Smoked Bacon.Emeril finishes his Spaghetti Squash with Greens and Smoked Bacon dish and Roasted Chicken with Truffle Oil.Video
Recipe for Potato Crusted CatfishEmeril Lagasse prepares potato crusted catfish using tomatoes, red onion, fennel seed, white wine, red wine vinegar, chives, basil, parsley, vinaigrette, and spaghetti squash.