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How To Make Spaghetti Squash In The Microwave

How To Make Spaghetti Squash In The Microwave

Do you love spaghetti squash but want an easier way to cook it? It’s so simple to make spaghetti squash in the microwave! Only about 12 minutes and you will have soft tender vegetable pasta just the way you like it! Then drizzle with some olive oil and spices! It’s the perfect t vegan plant based dish for any meal of the day. 

Spaghetti squash is also called winter squash it’s the yellow and usually oval shaped one. 

100 grams contains the following nutritional values:

  • Calories 31
  • Total Fat 0.6 g 0%
  • Saturated fat 0.1 g 0%
  • Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Sodium 17 mg  0%
  • Potassium 108 mg 3%
  • Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
  • Dietary fiber 1.5 g 6%
  • Sugar 2.8 g
  • Protein 0.6 g 1%
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 3%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 1%
  • Vitamin B-6 5%
  • Magnesium 3%

Spaghetti squash in the microwave goes great with a variety of sauces as well.

Some vegan sauces I like include:

Instant Pot spaghetti squash recipe
  • Raos Homemade Marinara Sauce
  • Pomi Tomato Sauce
  • Primal Kitchen Sauce, No Dairy, Garlic Alfredo
  • Zangy Dipping Sauce By Veggie Fam
  • Ranch Dipping Sauce By Veggie Fam
  • Primal Kitchen Buffalo Sauce, Medium Heat
  • Victoria Vegan Alfredo Sauce, Roasted Pepper
  • Sir Kensingtons Vegan Mayo, Special Sauce

You could also make some cashew cream sauce at home!

What ingredients do you need to make spaghetti squash in the microwave?

Ingredients:

  • 1 average spaghetti squash
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika

How do you make spaghetti squash in the microwave?

Step 1. Poke holes in the whole squash and place it in the microwave on a plate and cook for 4 minutes.

Step 2. Take out the squash from the microwave and cut it from top to bottom lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out seeds and pulp and discard.


Step 3. Put 1/4 cup vegetable broth in the bottom of a small casserole dish. Put the squash cut side downing o the broth. Cover the top with paper towels.


Step 4. Microwave the squash for 8 minutes or until the squash is easily poked through the outside skin with a fork.

Step 5. Allow it the rest for 5 minutes then carefully scrap the flesh of the squash from top to bottom creating strands of spaghetti squash. 

Step 6. Drizzle with olive oils and seasoning.

Microwave Spaghetti Squash Recipe

This method for making spaghetti squash will cut your cooking time in half!

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, meal prep, plant based diet, squash, vegan, weight loss
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 90 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika

Instructions

  1. Poke holes in the whole squash and place it in the microwave on a plate and cook for 4 minutes.

  2. Take out the squash from the microwave and cut it from top to bottom lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out seeds and pulp and discard.

  3. Put 1/4 cup vegetable broth in the bottom of a small casserole dish. Put the squash cut side downing o the broth. Cover the top with paper towels.

  4. Microwave the squash for 8 minutes or until the squash is easily poked through the outside skin with a fork.

  5. Allow it the rest for 5 minutes then carefully scrap the flesh of the squash from top to bottom creating strands of spaghetti squash. 

  6. Drizzle with olive oils and seasoning.

admin

Hello guys! My name is Jessica and I am a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and plant based recipes! I have been blogging for 4 years but I have been into cooking, baking, and creating my entire life, Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

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