Cherokee Tribal Food Distribution Program

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 4


  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Marinara sauce or pesto optional


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Slice spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds and ribbing. Drizzle the inside with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place the squash cut side down on a baking sheet and poke hole in squash with a fork.
  • Roast for 30-40 minutes or until lightly browned on the outside, fork tender, but still a little firm. Cook time varies from squash to squash.
  • Remove from oven and flip over. When cool to the touch, use a fork to scrape and fluff the strands from the sides of the squash.
  • Serve with topping or sauce of choice.


Amount per serving
calories 102
total fat 7.4g 9%
saturated fat 1.1g 6%
cholesterol 0mg 0%
sodium 319mg 14%
total carbohydrates 10.1g 4%
dietary fiber 2.2g 8%
total sugars 3.9g
protein 1g
calcium 33mg 3%
iron 1mg 3%
potassium 183mg 4%
Keyword pasta, sauce, squash

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