Sweet and Easy Spaghetti Squash

Sweet and Easy Spaghetti Squash

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"Delicious spaghetti squash baked with butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ground cloves and brown sugar. You can even save the seeds and roast them separately from the squash with olive oil and salt! This dish goes great with just about everything and not only is it easy, but it's DELICIOUS!"


1 h servings 131 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 131 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 75 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F ( degrees C).
  2. Place spaghetti squash halves in glass baking dish, cut sides up. Place one tablespoon butter in each half. Divide the cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, and brown sugar between the two halves.
  3. Bake until a fork pierces squash easily, about 50 minutes.
  4. Use a fork to shred and separate the strands from the peel and transfer squash to a bowl. Mix the brown sugar into the squash, tossing lightly until well incorporated.
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  1. 8 Ratings


This is exactly how I grew up eating squash from a very young age. Not just spaghetti squash, this works for acorn squash, too. I do add a couple tablespoons of light brown sugar in with the but...

The squash turned out bitter. I added brown sugar but, since I uwas guessing on the amount, it still was not very good. I tried to rescue it by adding 2 chopped apples and more brown sugar and b...

I followed the recipe exactly and it was bitter. Not sure if I would make this again, but might try it if I used more brown sugar.

First time using spaghetti squash. Everyone liked it which was a surprise to me. Mild flavor with just the right sweetness in this recipe. My squash wasn't done until at least 60 minutes but who...


The spices were overwhelming and made the dish bitter.

Too much of a clove/bitter taste. Maybe my ground cloves are old.

Way too much spice!