Enjoy healthy, delicious meals with these spaghetti squash recipes!
Spaghetti squash may seem like an intimidating item in the produce section.
But this list will help you get over that fear and become a spaghetti squash recipe master!
How to Cook Spaghetti Squash
There are so many different ways that spaghetti squash can be enjoyed. But the most common way to cook spaghetti squash is to roast it.
Just chop it in half, add a little oil, then roast until it’s tender.
That said, we’ve got some seriously versatile recipes here. Whether it’s a delicious new take on a classic or a completely new dish, you’ll find it on this list.
And since it’s so good for you, I bet you’ll come back to these recipes again and again.
After all, spaghetti squash is also super low in carbohydrates. Plus, it’s filled with antioxidants, vitamin C and so many other vitamins and minerals.
So, keep reading for 50 tasty and healthy spaghetti squash recipes that will satisfy any craving.
1. Roasted Spaghetti Squash
This recipe is easy, simple, and totally tasty! You can use this method of cooking for almost any recipe.
Roasting the squash makes it so tender and fluffy, that even the kids will enjoy this veggie!
You can finish the squash with so many different flavor combinations.
The recipe suggests butter and herbs, parmesan cheese, or even brown sugar and cinnamon.
Either way, once you try this spaghetti squash, you’ll be hooked!
2. Fire Roasted Baked Spaghetti Squash
Adding cheese to spaghetti squash makes it delicious and healthy. This recipe is very reminiscent of baked ziti.
Combine spaghetti squash noodles with tomato sauce, top with cheese, and finish with fresh basil.
The spaghetti squash will be saucy, cheesy, and perfect for anybody’s taste buds. It’s a new twist on a classic, and it’s here to stay in my house!
3. Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs
Another twist on a delicious classic: spaghetti squash and meatballs. Plus, this is a sheet-pan dinner, which means fewer dishes!
I personally prefer turkey meatballs at home and once you give these a try, you will, too!
Try this low-carb version of spaghetti and meatballs without compromising on flavor.
Serve it in the squash for a fun presentation that everybody will love.
4. Spaghetti Squash with Pecorino and Herbs
If you love pecorino cheese, you have to try this one. Pecorino is a salty, tangy cheese. It’s similar to parmesan but made with sheep’s milk.
Once you combine it with fluffy spaghetti squash and some fresh herbs, you have a flavorful dinner without extra calories.
5. Baked Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Meat Sauce
Spaghetti squash with a delectable meat sauce, layered with cheese? Yes, please!
This spaghetti squash recipe is another tasty take on the classic we all know and love.
Bake the spaghetti squash in the oven while you prepare the meat sauce on the stove.
Layer the sauce on top of the squash and sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top. Bake a few minutes more to get that cheese nice and gooey.
You’ll love this version of spaghetti squash with meat sauce. It’s also so easy to make and perfect for dinner on a busy weeknight.
6. Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash with Marinara Sauce
For this recipe, you can use some good jarred sauce to save time without compromising taste.
This dish is cheesy, saucy, and topped off with a crispy layer of breadcrumbs.
Just mix the squash and sauce together, top with cheese and breadcrumbs, and bake!
This would be super tasty served with garlic bread or Italian sausage on the side.
7. Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash
In my house, there’s no such thing as too much garlic.
Not only does this recipe have quite a bit of it, but also comes with butter and parmesan cheese. Yum!
Roast the squash in the oven and then mix it with garlic butter sauce and top it with parmesan and parsley.
It’s a cheesy, garlicky, mouth-watering dinner that’s simple and easy!
8. Spaghetti Squash Alfredo
This recipe is all about that creamy pasta that we know and love. It’s also done in an Instant Pot for only 7 minutes!
If you don’t have a pressure cooker, don’t worry. You can still make this by roasting the squash in the oven.
No matter how it’s cooked, you’ll love this creamy Alfredo spaghetti squash.
9. Baked Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomatoes and Parmesan Cheese
If you’re looking for a recipe that’s light and fresh but still has a ton of flavor, this one’s for you!
Tender spaghetti squash goes perfectly with juicy tomatoes and flavorful basil.
Parmesan cheese goes on top for a delicious finishing touch.
This is a wonderful dish for showing off the tasty spaghetti squash. Low-carb and low effort makes this recipe a definite keeper!
10. Pesto Spaghetti Squash
This spaghetti squash is twice baked and mixed with pesto and cheese. It’s tender, full of flavor, and super tasty.
You can use homemade pesto or pesto from a jar. Don’t forget the parmesan
This one is a definite favorite and will be a hit with kids!
11. Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Bake
This recipe is not only scrumptious but it’s also vegan!
This dish uses tofu to make ricotta cheese and spaghetti squash instead of pasta noodles. There are only 10 ingredients but it is full of flavor.
Later the sauce, tofu ricotta, and spaghetti squash to replicate a classic lasagna. The whole family will love this low-carb favorite dinner.
12. Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Squash Pasta
Juicy tomatoes and creamy burrata make this spaghetti squash super tasty.
Cook the tomatoes with oil and garlic until they’re blistered and juicy. Then, mix in your favorite marinara.
Combine those yummy ingredients with the roasted spaghetti squash and top with burrata.
This flavorful dish is perfect for when you’re craving pasta with a healthy twist!
13. Eggplant Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Boats
This recipe is the ultimate comfort food swap. Breaded eggplant is mixed with spaghetti squash and sauce, then smothered with cheese. I’m in!
It’s crispy, saucy, cheesy, and so delicious. These little boats will be a crowd favorite at any meal.
14. Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
This dish combines two of my favorite dinner staples into one scrumptious recipe.
Garlic chicken and perfectly cooked broccoli come together with gooey cheese for this meal.
If chicken and broccoli aren’t your jam, you can swap them for almost any kind of protein or vegetables.
Ground beef with red peppers and onions would make a delicious variation.
15. Spaghetti Squash Breadsticks
This recipe is perfect if you love breadsticks but not the carbs or gluten.
Melted cheese on top of a spaghetti squash crust is a match made in breadstick heaven.
This recipe uses almond flour to keep it low-carb but you can swap for regular flour if that’s all you have on hand.
You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how good these are.
16. Creamed Spaghetti Squash and Browned Butter Walnuts
This recipe is a feel-good dish that will work as a side or a main dish.
The creamy goat cheese sauce combined with a hint of pesto and garlic pairs deliciously with the spaghetti squash.
Then, it’s topped with brown butter walnuts and crispy sage.
This dish is so buttery, salty, and creamy. It’s the perfect recipe to impress your friends or family at your next holiday dinner.
17. Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti Squash
Buttery, garlicky shrimp is another crowd favorite in my household.
We love seafood and when it’s combined with pasta, it’s even better.
With this recipe, you can have shrimp scampi pasta without the carbs!
18. Creamy Garlic Spaghetti Squash Casserole
This casserole is easy and requires very little preparation.
You can swap the Italian sausage for spicy sausage or chorizo if you like some heat. This dish is also great as leftovers!
19. Creamy Spaghetti Squash
This recipe is definitely one to keep in rotation. Creamy, cheesy, garlicky Alfredo sauce is the perfect addition to roasted spaghetti squash.
Bonus: This recipe has spinach added for extra veggie boost!
20. Spaghetti Squash “Pizza” Bowls
These gorgeous bowls are full of veggies and flavor.
Roasted spaghetti squash is topped with cooked spinach, marinara sauce, and lots of melted cheese.
Although this isn’t an actual pizza, these bowls do not disappoint!
21. Chicken, Bacon, & Ranch Spaghetti Squash
Chicken, bacon, and ranch is one of my favorite combinations!
This dish combines those flavors with spaghetti squash to make a flawlessly tasty meal.
22. Tuscan Spaghetti Squash
This recipe is filled with creamy parmesan sauce and sun-dried tomatoes.
The texture of the spaghetti squash is very similar to angel hair pasta. It’s super easy to make, so it’s perfect for a busy night at home.
23. Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls
If you’re looking for a spaghetti squash dish without Italian flavors, you have to try these!
These bowls are filled with veggies and protein-packed beans. They make a great meal for your next Taco Tuesday!
24. Spaghetti Squash Boats with Chicken
This recipe is very reminiscent of a chicken Alfredo but with much lighter ingredients.
This recipe is packed with delightful morsels of chicken and bacon.
It’s creamy and satisfying comfort food that’s a delicious way to end the day.
25. Spaghetti Squash Pizza Nests
These little Italian pizza nests are divine! Spaghetti squash is roasted and then topped with tomato sauce and cheese to make a super fun dinner.
Kids will love these, and you can top them with almost any toppings you want!
26. Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Herbs
This dish is so light and fresh! It’s lemon-flavored, cheesy, and packed with fresh herbs. I love that it can be served as a side dish or an entree.
This recipe would be perfect for a dinner party or a Sunday night at home. Pair it with your favorite protein for a filling meal.
27. 4-Cheese Roasted Garlic Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
This mouth-watering cheesy dish is to-die-for! It’s filled with four kinds of cheese, butter, and garlic.
Once the sauce is baked, it becomes so gooey and succulent.
Mix it together with the spaghetti squash and you have a savory low-carb dish perfect for any cheese lover.
28. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
A game-day classic meets low-carb veggies in this tasty recipe.
Shredded chicken and buffalo sauce are perfectly matched with spaghetti squash and crunchy celery.
The only way to make it any better is to top it off with some creamy ranch dressing. This is definitely a winner in my book.
29. Huevos Rancheros Inspired Spaghetti Squash
Huevos Rancheros spaghetti squash is a tasty take on the traditional Mexican dish.
It’s made with a cumin spiced tomato sauce and topped with eggs.
The eggs in this dish can be cooked any way you like, so don’t worry if you don’t like runny yolks.
Although traditionally a brunch or breakfast dish, this recipe is delicious for any meal.
30. “Spaghetti” with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Looking to fool the kids with a more realistic-looking spaghetti? This will do it!
It’s identical to a bowl of yummy spaghetti but made with spaghetti squash. This sauce also has added red peppers to make for a delightful flavor.
Be careful! This dish has a kick to it, but the spice can be customized to match your taste.
31. BBQ Chicken Pizza Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
One of my favorite pizza variations is BBQ chicken. This recipe is a great representation of that same cheesy and tangy fan favorite.
The added bonus to this spaghetti squash twist is that it is super low-carb and low in calories.
32. Vegetarian Spaghetti Squash Tacos
While most of these spaghetti squash recipes are low-carb, these have real tortillas!
These are delicious veggie tacos featuring spaghetti squash instead of meat.
Add any and all of your favorite taco toppings to these delicious handheld delights.
33. Spicy Tomato Parmesan Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
These are not only super tasty, but so pretty to look at.
Spaghetti squash noodles are mixed with a spicy tomato sauce and smothered with ooey-gooey cheese.
This recipe brings back all the comfort of traditional pasta without the calories.
34. Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
There are few things in life that are better than an entire layer of cheese on top of your food.
This recipe totally satisfies that scrumptious craving.
Savory meat sauce combined with spaghetti squash and covered in cheese will please any crowd or table for one.
35. Southwest Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Casseroles used to have a bad reputation with me. Over time, I have been proven wrong.
This recipe is a favorite for anybody who loves those classic Southwest flavors. It’s filled with beans, corn, tomatoes, and, of course, cheese!
The spaghetti squash in this dish makes it a filling entree that the whole family will love.
36. Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan Mushrooms
This squash recipe is a decadent meal perfect for date night at home or Sunday evening with family.
The mushrooms take on the flavors of the garlic and spinach and become super tender.
You might even forget that you’re eating spaghetti squash instead of pasta.
37. Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Chickpeas and Kale
This recipe is deliciously fresh and flavorful.
There’s no sauce in this vegan dish, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking in any way. It’s nutrient-dense and delicious!
38. Spinach Artichoke Spaghetti Squash
This is an entree version of a fan-favorite creamy dip.
Spaghetti squash stuffed with creamy artichoke and spinach dip is a finger-licking-good way to indulge.
39. Low Carb Seared Scallops and Spaghetti Squash
Scallops are my absolute favorite seafood dish. These scallops are seared with butter and olive oil.
They’re served with simple spaghetti squash on the side which makes for the perfect entree duo.
40. Healthy Spaghetti Squash Bolognese
This rich savory dish only requires one pot to make! That’s an automatic “yes, please!” in my house.
The sauce is filled with veggies and is perfect on top of the delicious spaghetti squash. Bonus: It tastes even better as leftovers!
41. Spicy Tomato Garlic Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash
This is another easy, one-pot meal perfect for a busy week night. Spicy tomato sauce and shrimp on top of spaghetti squash are so delicious.
This just might be your next weekly meal.
42. Thai Spaghetti Squash
Takeout made healthy definitely has my attention.
This recipe is a spaghetti squash version of traditional Pad Thai that will save time and money without compromising on flavor.
It’s also gluten-free by nature, and the peanut sauce is absolutely scrumptious.
43. Parmesan Spaghetti Squash, Spinach, and Bacon with Pine Nuts
Delicious ingredients all come together with spaghetti squash to make one tasty dish.
The flavor combinations in this dish are so unique and delightful. This simple yet flavorful recipe is a crowd-pleaser.
44. Healthy and Filling Caprese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Caprese is one of the easiest salads to make. Plus, it’s delicious and tomatoes paired with mozzarella just makes sense.
This dish combines the classic flavors of a Caprese salad into a stuffed spaghetti squash shell.
45. Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein
Wait, I can make chow mein at home? Yes, it’s true!
Spaghetti squash is the star, but those traditional flavors are still so present and so tasty.
46. Vegan Spaghetti Squash with Spinach and Cheese
Not all vegan recipes are created equal. this one has so much creamy vegan cheese, you won’t remember that it’s dairy-free!
47. Cajun Chicken Spaghetti Squash Bake
Cajun chicken pasta is one of my favorite pasta variations. This recipe uses spaghetti squash to perfectly recreate those spicy, savory flavors.
48. Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai
This dish is pretty untraditional, but it’s so good!
This recipe uses a sweet chili almond sauce that gets soaked up by the tender spaghetti squash. It’s to die for!
49. Philly Cheesesteak Spaghetti Squash Casserole
A beloved sandwich turned casserole is what this is all about, and it’s heavenly!
Ground beef, peppers, and cheese are the perfect combination for this flavorful, low-carb meal.
50. Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
I saved the best for last. Green chiles are my all-time favorite thing to add to chicken or veggies.
This recipe calls for shredded chicken, green chiles, corn, and lots of cheese.
This is like a delicious enchilada in the form of spaghetti squash. It’s sure to please any crowd!
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