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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash: 3 Ways to Cook the Best Spaghetti Squash

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 2, 2021 • 2 min read

The past few years may be defined by turning vegetables into noodle doppelgangers to serve a range of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets, but spaghetti squash was on that beat long before zoodles (aka zucchini noodles) became a thing. Where the other members of the Cucurbita family—like acorn squash, butternut squash, and other winter squashes—contain firm, nutty flesh that requires loads of time in the oven, the lighter spaghetti squash is a quick and easy option. Discover three easy recipes for cooking spaghetti squash to perfection, below.