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How To Cook A Spaghetti Squash In The Microwave

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Spaghetti Squash In The Microwave.


1. Start by thoroughly washing the outside of the spaghetti squash.

2. Cut the spaghetti squash in half, lengthwise.

3. Carefully scoop out the seeds and discard or save for roasting.

4. Place the spaghetti squash halves, cut side down, on a plate and add 1/4 cup of water.

5. Cook on high power for 8-10 minutes.

6. Cooking time may vary slightly depending on the size and type of squash, so check halfway through and add more time if needed.

7. When done, the squash should be slightly tender when pierced with the tip of a knife.


1. Let the squash rest for a few minutes to cool.

2. Use a fork to scrape the strands of squash away from the skin.

3. Serve with your favorite sauce or topping.


1. Cooked spaghetti squash can be stored in the fridge for several days.

2. For a firmer texture, cook for less time.

3. For a softer texture, cook for more time.

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