Spaghetti squash is a wonderful winter veggie that has a neutral flavor and will soak up any sauce or seasoning you serve it with, so it works well in many recipes. It’s a tasty and healthy substitution for regular pasta. Can be paired with Italian meat sauce, meatballs, garlic or Parmesan. You can also use it in casseroles or a substitute for hash browns.
Spaghetti squash is a nutrient-dense food, meaning it’s low in calories but high in several key vitamins and minerals. It is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, manganese, and vitamin B6.
Spaghetti squash is also an excellent source of fiber. A one-cup serving packs 2.2 grams of fiber. That is 9% of your daily fiber requirement.
There are lots of ways to cook Spaghetti squash, it can easily be baked, boiled, steamed, or microwaved. But the easiest and fastest way to cook it in the Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
1 small to medium spaghetti squash – don’t get a huge one because it will not fit in your pot
1 cup of water
Leftover cooked squash can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Italian Meat Sauce over spaghetti squash and zucchini noodles
Hello! I'm Jori Zimmerman, a nutritionist and owner of Nutrition Savvy. I work with individuals that are looking to make dietary and lifestyle changes that will lead them to living a healthier and higher quality of life.