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Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Italian


An easy recipe to make spaghetti squash that has some butter, garlic and parmesan cheese!


  • 1 spaghetti squash – around 3 lbs
  • 3 Tb butter
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 C freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 Tb Italian parsley, chopped


  1. Cut your squash in half lengthwise and remove the seeds with a spoon. Generously salt the inside of your squash and let sit for 10 minutes. Use a towel to dab away the water that will accumulate on top.
  2. Place the squash cut side down on a microwave safe dish and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes. You will know it is done when you press on the skin and it gives a bit under pressure. Use a fork and flake out the inside flesh of the squash.
  3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over high heat then add the garlic. Cook for 1 minute, then toss in the spaghetti squash flesh along with the parmesan cheese, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

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