Spaghetti Squash with Browned Butter Sauce and Parmesan Cheese (Gluten Free)

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Spaghetti Squash with Browned Butter Sauce and Parmesan Cheese - Don't Mess with

Have you ever tried cooking with spaghetti squash? It’s absolutely delicious. It easily replaces spaghetti pasta in your favorite Italian dishes.

Now this Spaghetti Squash with Browned Butter Sauce and Parmesan Cheese recipe is so simple to make, yet it will easily please the pickiest palate. Both kids and adults will love it. In fact, my middle son gobbled it up and I (very unlady like) licked my plate clean, literally. But I didn’t feel too guilty – this dish is pretty healthy and gluten free.


  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • 4-5 tbsp pastured or organic butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup organic Parmesan cheese, finely shredded
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh Parsley, chopped
  • Celtic sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Spaghetti Squash with Browned Butter Sauce and Parmesan Cheese - Don't Mess with


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Place squash face down on a large pan and cook for about 20-35 minutes or until the squash is soft.
  4. Use a fork to loosen squash to create noodles, scoop out and toss the squash shell. Set the squash noodles aside.
  5. Heat a cast iron skillet to medium heat. Add butter and garlic, and let the butter brown for about 2-3 minutes. Be careful not to burn the butter.
  6. Turn off the heat and toss in the spaghetti squash noodles. Cover noodles completely with the browned butter sauce.
  7. Add Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley.

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