You probably know how popular spaghetti squash is for the keto diet. Knowing How to Roast Spaghetti Squash is a must if you are going to be adding it to your meal plan. It is so versatile and a great way to feel like you are eating pasta without all of the carbs!
How to Roast Spaghetti Squash
I admit I wasn’t sure what to expect. I kept seeing all these recipes on Pinterest with spaghetti squash instead of noodles and I thought surely these people had lost their minds. There is no way that spaghetti squash is good, much less as good as noodles. But, in our quest to eat healthier I was willing to give it a try.
I have to admit I was very pleasantly surprised. I actually loved it! Spaghetti Squash has a rich peppery flavor and is so easy to roast. I’ve included step-by-step directions below for how to roast spaghetti squash.
Prepare the spaghetti squash
1. Wash spaghetti squash then poke holes and microwave for 5 min. (Thanks to helpful friends for this tip, otherwise you’ll feel like you might lose a finger in step 2).
2. Cut in half and scrape out the seeds (like a cantaloupe).
Recipes using spaghetti squash
You can easily eat spaghetti squash just by itself. However, it is used most often in recipes as a base for sauces. We’ve used spaghetti squash in tons of ways now, and have fallen in love with how delicious it is as a base for pasta sauces! Our Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats is a favorite recipe that is kid-friendly and delicious. You could easily add our Italian Meatball Casserole as an option to serve with spaghetti squash. It has tons of flavor and would be a perfect pairing to this delicious “noodle” vegetable.
More Keto Friendly Recipes
We love using this method for how to roast spaghetti squash, but there are tons of other great keto-friendly recipes. Casseroles are a great option on the keto diet. You may be surprised to hear that, but in fact, they are ideal for prepping ahead. Keto casseroles can be a great option for planning your meals for the week in advance. Kids love them, and so do you! Below are some of our favorite keto casserole ideas!
- 20 Easy Keto Casserole Recipes
- Low Carb Chicken Casserole
- Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole
- Hot Ham & Cheese “UnWhich” Casserole
- Keto Pizza Casserole