27 Keto Spaghetti Squash Recipes That Are Pure Genius

These keto spaghetti squash recipes have your pasta cravings covered! Spaghetti squash is one of the most popular swaps for noodles on a low carb diet, but there is so much more you can do with it – as evidenced by these creative and easy keto spaghetti squash recipes. Consider this keto-friendly squash your new favorite comfort food.

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Ok, so I almost posted another chaffle recipe, but I decided to go on with life as planned and give you a little spaghetti squash action – if you need chaffles immediately please email me:) >Cue My Sigh of Relief<

Keto Spaghetti Squash 101

Spaghetti squash is low carb, low calorie, and nutrient-dense winter veggie- packed with vitamin C, B6, and beta carotene. It’s also a good source of fiber which you need for digestion

Now you may know spaghetti squash as a go-to low carb swap for pasta – and that holds up in court:

Spaghetti Squash has 10 grams of carbs per cup – with 2.2 grams of fiber – that’s 7.8 net carbs for those of you still reading.

Compare that to spaghetti’s 40 grams of carbs per cup, and you can see why spaghetti squash recipes are popping up everywhere:)

With that in mind, I’m sharing a few favorite keto spaghetti squash recipes that make pasta swaps actually taste good and a few that go beyond the noodle. I’m starting with three ways to cook it:

  • Instant Pot
  • Crock Pot
  • Oven

Just in case you are new – followed by a fabulous line-up of recipes you need to try!

3 Easy Ways To Cook Spaghetti Squash

1. Instant Pot

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How to use your Instant Pot to cook spaghetti squash – fast – via Cook Eat Paleo

2. Crockpot

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Erin from Well Plated gives excellent instructions for how to cook spaghetti squash in the slow cooker

3. Oven Baked

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Tips and instructions on baking spaghetti squash via Wholesome Yum

Keto Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Bake It With 4 Cheeses + Garlic

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Baked spaghetti squash bowls with garlic and a cheesy sauce that makes a fabulous easy dinner from Eatwell 101

Stuff It With Chicken & Broccoli

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Stuffed spaghetti squash with chicken, broccoli, shallots, parmesan and mozzarella cheese via The Forked Spoon

Slow Cook It Spaghetti & Meatball Style

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What could be better than a slow cooked low carb spaghetti and meatball dinner? Um, using frozen meatballs? Oh. Yes. She. Did. Check it out on All Day I Dream About Food

Add Parmesan, Spinach, Bacon & Pine Nuts

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This oven roasted parmesan spaghetti squash with bacon, spinach and pine nuts via Julia’s Album looks amazing and it’s an easy dinner recipe.

Make It A Million Dollar Casserole

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Meet the spaghetti squash (& low carb) version of the Million Dollar Spaghetti casserole – the perfect comfort food via That Low Carb Life

Bake A Keto Spaghetti Squash Pie

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No, seriously. Make a spaghetti squash pie. It is the ultimate in layered keto comfort food – and I wish I had thought of it. But I didn’t. Check out the details on Natural Comfort Kitchen

Stuff It With Buffalo Chicken

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Buffalo chicken stuffed spaghetti squash makes another amazing low carb dinner – don’t forget the ranch dressing.

Make Spaghetti Squash Shrimp “Pasta”

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A must-try if you love garlic shrimp pasta via it’s cheat day everyday

Try It In Fritter Form

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Crazy good – and I’m not saying that because it’s my recipe – it isn’t – it’s Julia’s – so there. *Use gluten-free flour

Stuff It Like Lasagna

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Spaghetti squash, Italian sausage, ricotta cheese – sound good so far? Try this Italian-style recipe via Hey Keto Mama ASAP!

Try It Chicken Carbonara Style

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Bacon, parmesan cheese and chicken with shredded spaghetti squash squash “noodles” – via Fixed on Fresh

Make A Mushroom Bolognese Style Casserole

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A comforting casserole dish featuring spaghetti squash, cheese, and mushrooms from The Roasted Root

Or Go With A Spaghetti Squash Pizza Bake

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Because pizza is a universally loved food – so why not? Details here

Skinny Up Beef Stroganoff

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A lighter version of beef stroganoff stuffed into a spaghetti squash makes a low carb dinner with no guilt via Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Use It On Taco Tuesday

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A unique and delicious way to use spaghetti squash that proves it’s more than a pasta swap via Kalyn’s Kitchen

Stuff It With Chorizo & Cheese

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With a little Mexican sausage and some cheddar cheese you’ll have a delicious stuffed spaghetti squash dinner with minimal effort.

Make An Alfredo Low Carb

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A healthier and low carb version of Fettuccine Alfredo that’s ready to serve in under 30 minutes via The Gunny Sack

Bake A Shrimp Scampi Casserole

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Dedicated to butter-lovers everywhere! This one is especially amazing if you have a picky eater at home who needs more veggies – looking at you kids:)

Stir Fry It

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A spaghetti squash stir fry dinner with Italian sausage and peppers from Mantitlement

Try It With Pesto

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Converting squash haters into believers – this pesto, chicken and spaghetti squash dinner from Paleo Running Mama makes an easy weeknight dinner meal.

Go With Twice Baked (Like A Mac & Cheese)

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I’ve never understood recipes called Mac & Cheese without macaroni – but I’m weird like that:) Anyway, this spaghetti squash recipe is loaded on the cheese end – using Swiss and Mozzarella – but if you’re craving cheddar I’m sure you could sub it:)

Or Do It Up Frittata Style

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Breakfast or dinner? I’m not sure – maybe both? Either way – it’s a creative use of spaghetti squash I’m trying:)

Au Gratin It Up

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Spaghetti squash noodles all dressed up with shredded cheese, sour cream and bacon via Peace, Love and Low Carb

Make A Keto Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Get your lasagna on with ground beef, minced garlic and 3 cheeses – with a little help from shredded spaghetti squash

Are these keto spaghetti squash recipes enough to convince you to stock up? What did I miss? Which one will you try first? Seriously, how do you pick?

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