Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Bowl Recipe

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Lydia Gardner Modified: April 12, 2022
Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Bowl Recipe

How To Make Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Bowl

This spaghetti squash bowl is loaded with a mix of parmesan and mozzarella cheeses and is a perfect side to your choice of grilled meat or veg.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3lbsspaghetti squash,halved and seeded
  • 2mediumplum tomatoe,finely diced
  • ½cupmozzarella cheese,shredded
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • tbspParmesan cheese,grated
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1dashhot pepper sauce,such as Frank’s RedHot®
  • 2tbspParmesan cheese,grated, or to taste


  1. Pierce squash several times with a fork and place on a microwave-safe plate.

  2. Microwave on High for 5 minutes. Turn and continue cooking for about 5 minutes more or until soft. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  3. Cut squash in half lengthwise and remove and discard seeds. Using a fork, scrape insides of squash to form strands and place in a large bowl; reserve skins.

  4. Add tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, cilantro, and 2 ½ tablespoons Parmesan cheese to squash; mix to combine.

  5. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into spaghetti squash shells and microwave on HIGH for about 2 minutes or until heated through.

  6. Top with hot sauce and remaining Parmesan cheese.


  • Calories: 129.35kcal
  • Fat: 6.38g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.60g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.62g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.34g
  • Fiber: 2.91g
  • Sugar: 5.32g
  • Protein: 6.68g
  • Cholesterol: 18.01mg
  • Sodium: 484.31mg
  • Calcium: 199.23mg
  • Potassium: 248.48mg
  • Iron: 0.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 61.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.89mg
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