Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

5 from 3 votes

This simple to make Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole is not only flavorsome, but it’s also pretty healthy. Ready in about 1 hour!

cheesy spaghetti squash casserole

This Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole is not only delicious and easy to make, but it’s also a pretty healthy dish as the squash is rich in vitamins, low calories and high in fiber.

fresh out of the oven

Many people find it a little challenging to cook the squash so if you need a little help figuring out how to cut and cook your spaghetti squash, check out my short tutorial on How to Cook Spaghetti Squash.

cheesy spaghetti squash casserole

You may not have goat cheese on hand or you might not like its flavor so you have a couple of options. You can use the same amount of cream cheese or mascarpone which will retain the creamy texture.

If you have some on hand, you could also use some feta cheese though it will alter the overall flavor slightly.

toast on plate

A few variations for this casserole recipe would be to add some sliced mushrooms, red peppers, or even some black olives.

In a pinch, you could also add some cooked ground turkey for some extra protein. Experiment a bit and make it your own!

cheesy spaghetti squash casserole

You will need the following ingredients to make this Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Spaghetti Squash, Unsalted Butter, Yellow Onion, Garlic Cloves, Plain Greek Yogurt, Goat Cheese, Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper.

  1. Cook the spaghetti squash using your preferred method. See How to Cook Spaghetti Squash.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  3. Once the spaghetti squash is cooked, melt the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat and saute the chopped onion and garlic until tender and slightly golden, about 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer the cooked onion and garlic to a large mixing bowl. Add the yogurt and 2 oz of the goat cheese and stir till combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. When the spaghetti squash is cool enough to handle, use a fork to scrape the noodle strands out into the bowl and mix well.
  6. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish. Top with the remaining goat cheese.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is light golden brown.

Printable Recipe Card

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

This simple to make Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole is not only flavorsome, but it's also pretty healthy. Ready in about 1 hour!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Author Rodney
Servings 4
Calories 213 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Baking Dish

Ingredients
 

  • 1 medium Spaghetti Squash
  • 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • ½ Yellow Onion, chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 4 oz Goat Cheese, shredded or crumbled
  • 1 Tsp Sea Salt, to taste
  • Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook the spaghetti squash using your preferred method. See How to Cook Spaghetti Squash.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Once the spaghetti squash is cooked, melt the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat and saute the chopped onion and garlic until tender and slightly golden, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the cooked onion and garlic to a large mixing bowl. Add the yogurt and 2 oz of the goat cheese and stir till combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • When the spaghetti squash is cool enough to handle, use a fork to scrape the noodle strands out into the bowl and mix well.
  • Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish. Top with the remaining goat cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is light golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 213kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 12gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 746mgPotassium: 369mgFiber: 4gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 672IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 159mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Lisa says:

    So easy to make and yummy. Great use of spaghetti squash. Will add up my WW points.

5 from 3 votes (2 ratings without comment)

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