Spaghetti Squash is a smaller oval squash with a yellow rind and relatively mild flavor. It’s a seasonable gourd, and it’s best in from early fall through winter. (Still getting spaghetti sqaudh confused with butternut squash? Look no further? Here's quick guide on how to tell the difference between types of squash.)
You won’t find anyone who serves raw spaghetti squash - it’s bitter, dry, and coarse. Luckily, there’s an easy way to cook spaghetti squash and after reading this guide, you’ll know how to make noodles out of squash.
You can find them at your local grocery store year-round. You should pick the biggest and brightest squash from the pile; the bigger and brighter they are, the more flavorful and the longer the noodles.
Using this technique, you’ll get a spaghetti squash side dish or squash noodles tasty enough to swap for pasta noodles.
Pro Tip! Noodles are perfect to pair with a sauce made in our saucier and saucepans for as a lighter alternative to pasta noodles. Check out our sauce article to learn how to perfect the 5 mother sauces that impact how you prepare every type of sauce.
Our in-house content creator, Crabby, receives a ton of questions on how to cook squash, including:
We hope this tutorial helped answer these common spaghetti squash questions! Try making a noodles with our favorite tomato sauce recipe tonight.
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