Cheesy Garlic Spaghetti Squash

Kristen O'Dell MS, RD, CDCES
Creamy Garlic Spaghetti Squash is a flavorful dish that offers a healthier twist on pasta. Roasted spaghetti squash is smothered in a creamy garlic sauce and topped with Italian cheeses, creating a deliciously comforting meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Servings 6 servings
Calories 259 kcal


  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 bouillon cube or 1 tsp Better than Bouillon
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded Italian white cheese blend
  • Fresh thyme, chopped finely
  • Chives, chopped finely
  • Pepper for seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Cut spaghetti squash in half, length-wise. Scoop out the seeds. Place each half on a baking sheet, if the halves need more stability, you can place it on top of a cookie cutter.
  • Sprinkle each half with pepper.
  • In a bowl, combine minced garlic, heavy cream, water, bouillon, chives and thyme.
  • Sprinkle each spaghetti squash half with shredded cheese.
  • Split cream mixture in each spaghetti squash.
  • Top with additional cheese.
  • Roast in the oven for 40-50 minutes, until spaghetti squash is tender when poked with a fork.
  • Remove from oven. Mix with each spaghetti squash and serve immediately.


Kid approved!


Serving: 1cupCalories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 8gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 230mgPotassium: 266mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 4mg
Keyword garlic, spaghetti squash