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Over 20 Spaghetti Squash Recipes

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These Spaghetti Squash Recipes are certain to have you hungry and ready to eat! If you’re looking for some spaghetti squash main dish recipes, there is plenty here for you to choose from. Not only will these recipes teach you how to cook spaghetti squash but you’ll also learn how to cut the squash, scoop out the seeds, and use your fork to scrape out the “meat”.

I actually love using these recipes for a pasta alternative in our meals. All of these recipes are kid friendly as well and are perfect for picky eaters!

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What I love about these kid friendly spaghetti squash recipes is that the hardest part is waiting for it to cool down to enjoy. I can promise you that all of these recipes are super simple, super delicious, and are going to be super popular with the whole family.

How do you cook a whole spaghetti squash?

There are actually quite a few different ways that you can cook up a spaghetti squash. You can roast it in the oven, where you’d have it roasting face down so that the liquid inside keeps it moist and tender. Simply cooking it on medium heat in the oven on a baking sheet is all that some of these recipes call for!

Another way that you can cook spaghetti squash is by using your Instant Pot or your slow cooker, too. I’ve even witnessed a squash being grilled up on the BBQ grill as well.

As long as you’re getting it hot enough, there are so many different ways that you can cook it up.

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Can dogs eat spaghetti squash?

You bet! Spaghetti squash is healthy for your dog to eat and will actually give them nutrients, too! And if your dog is anything like my dog, they’re going to be begging for a bite no matter what so share away!

Your pup eating squash can help with their kidneys and reduce their chances for heart failure as well.

Spaghetti Squash Recipes

This list of Spaghetti Squash Recipes is great for having a kid friendly meal and also a wonderful option for a pasta alternative as well. Top with some parmesan cheese or tomato sauce and you've got quite a dish.

Spaghetti Squash Main Dish Recipes

Using the outside as the bowl, replacing spaghetti noodles with squash, a pureed sauce, the ideas for using spaghetti squash as your main dish is a bit endless.  However, these are my top picks!

Spaghetti Squash Side Dish Recipes

It is so very obvious to turn a vegetable into a side dish, but I bet you have never had them quite like this!

Spaghetti Squash Dessert Recipes

Vegetables into desserts?  Say what now?  Seriously, oh my word!  You should try it before you knock it.  Replacing some of the fattening bits of our favorite desserts with a bit of spaghetti squash can really change the number of calories you are taking in without losing the indulgence factor!

From spaghetti squash casserole to dessert, you’ve got a ton of options for how to cook and make spaghetti squash. Making it into a delicious side dish or just cooking and topping with parmesan cheese and tomato sauce are all wonderful options to have.

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How do you plan on enjoying these spaghetti squash recipes?

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Suzanne

Sunday 10th of November 2013

I have a recipe that you would like. Spaghetti squash cooked and chilled. Pico Di Guyo--- diced tomatoes, pearled onions, cilantro leaves only (cut very fine), garlic, lime juice, Serrano peppers and cube knorrs cilantro cube and knorrs chipotle cube. mix and chill for flavors to blend - Serve over spaghetti squash and add avocado. Yummmy summer/spring refreshing dinner

Kelli Miller

Sunday 10th of November 2013

Ok, most of it sounded really good... I am just not an avocado kinda person. LOL! Once day, I will break out of my shell. LOL!