Baked Spaghetti Squash

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 45 min 4
Baked Spaghetti Squash
Health Highlights
An excellent, light and nutritious side to go with your main meal!


1 squash Spaghetti squash
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 400oF (200oC) and cut squash in half lengthwise.

2. Place pieces face down on baking tray and add about 1 inch of water to the tray.

3. Bake for 45 - 60 minutes (it is ready when the skin is soft when poked with a fork).

4. Remove from oven and flip pieces over.

5. Scrape the insides of the squash with a fork and remove the ‘noodles’.

6. Drizzle with oil (option to add your favourite tomato sauce).


Squash - a power-packed veggie, rich in manganese which helps to boost bone strength and helps the body process fats and carbohydrates


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 181
Calories from fat 54
Calories from saturated fat 9.0
Total Fat 6.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 77 mg
Potassium 490 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 0
Protein 2.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 8.5

Energy sources


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