This easy and delicious recipe will teach you how to roast spaghetti squash at home in no time! Use to make a low carb, low calorie, gluten free pasta dish!
If you are looking to switch up your normal pasta recipes and want a plant based option, then spaghetti squash is just what you’ve been looking for. Learn how to roast spaghetti squash easily!
Spaghetti squash is an easy and delicious way to make a low calorie, low carb, gluten free pasta dish.
It can be used for many other dishes as well, but pasta noodles are the most common way people use spaghetti squash (hence, the name).
Luckily, we’re going to show you today just how easy it is to make it yourself at home. And you may, if you’ve never made it before, be shocked at just how easy it is to make yourself at home.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the difference between baking and roasting?
Baking and roasting can be confusing, especially if you are new to being in the kitchen. Essentially, they are somewhat the same; however, just a tad different.
Roasting refers to cooking something, usually in an open dish, at a temperature higher than 400 degrees F.
Do you peel the skin before roasting?
There is no need to peel the skin off a spaghetti squash before you roast it.
The only time that you would need to do this is if you were going to shred the spaghetti squash before using in a recipe.
Can I make oven roasted spaghetti squash Top 8 Allergen Free?
There are no Top Allergens when you make oven roasted spaghetti squash.
How long is oven roasted spaghetti squash good for?
Once your spaghetti squash is roasted, you can let cool and then choose an option:
- store in the fridge for 3-4 days in an air tight container
- store in the freezer for up to 3 months
Can oven roasted spaghetti squash be frozen?
Yes. You can freeze spaghetti squash. You can freeze in an air tight freezer bag or container. Use within 3 months.
Can I make roasted spaghetti squash without oil?
Yes. You can make roasted spaghetti squash without oil. Just omit where it calls for it.
Can I make more than one spaghetti squash at a time?
Yes! You can repeat the process for however many spaghetti squashes you can easily get on a baking sheet at a time.
Zero waste tips:
For the skins and strings, you can throw those into your compost or if you don’t have a compost, you can always just put under a little bit of dirt around any flowers you may have, the nutrients will help.
For the seeds, try making our roasted pumpkin seeds but with the spaghetti squash seeds.
What other oven roasted vegetables can I make?
There are so many other vegetables that you can roast like:
- and more!
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How to Roast Spaghetti Squash
- 1 spaghetti squash
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Cut the squash in half all the way around.
- Remove the seeds and strings.
- Drizzle with oil and salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet flesh side down.
- Bake for 40-50 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork.
- Let cool for 5 minutes, then use a fork to pull back into a spaghetti like texture.
- Toss with your favorite sauce.
- Use immediately or place in an air tight container for 3-4 days.
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