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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"If you're looking for a healthy alternative to noodles for spaghetti, spaghetti squash is a delicious alternative. This also makes for a delicious side. Serve with spaghetti sauce or season with salt and pepper."
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Ingredients

4 h 20 m servings 54 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Prick outside of squash 10 to 15 times and place in a slow cooker crock. Pour water into crock.
  2. Cook on Low 4 to 6 hours. Remove squash to a cutting board until cool to the touch, 15 to 30 minutes.
  3. Halve the squash lengthwise. Scoop seeds from the cavity and discard them. Shred flesh from the skin with a fork to make strands.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 54 calories; 1 g fat; 12.1 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 32 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I just recently tried this method for cooking spaghetti squash after seeing it on Pinterest, and this is the only way that I will do it from now on! I tried it twice and both times the squash ca...

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I wasn’t a big fan of this. Yes, it was easy, but a slow cooker cooks with moist heat, and moist heat was not the best method for spaghetti squash, at least not for me. Moist heat resulted in ...

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I just recently tried this method for cooking spaghetti squash after seeing it on Pinterest, and this is the only way that I will do it from now on! I tried it twice and both times the squash ca...

I wasn’t a big fan of this. Yes, it was easy, but a slow cooker cooks with moist heat, and moist heat was not the best method for spaghetti squash, at least not for me. Moist heat resulted in ...

I do this, but no water. Just prick the thing & put it in, dry.

Love slow cooking, love spaghetti squash...but like others had two concerns; 1.) Veggies can turn out very mushy in a slow cooker and trying to split an uncooked spaghetti squash can be down rig...

This is very good but I got the same outcome by pricking it a few times and cooking it for about 10 to 12 minutes in the microwave.

I cook and eat spaghetti squash on a regular basis, and I was excited to stumble across this method of cooking it. Even though it was ridiculously easy to prepare, unfortunately I found that th...

Oh. My. Goodness. This was amazing. I was unsure about cooking this in the slow cooker. But it turned out amazing! The seeds scooped out wonderfully. So good. I did 15 pricks in the squash. I th...

I never ate spaghetti squash before and was very pleasantly surprised. I used this slow cooker recipe but as some reviewers suggested I only used 1/2 cup of water. After about 3 1/2 hours I l...

I love everything about crock pot cooking and own several in varying sizes. I love experimenting and trying new things, and I love tossing something in and leaving it alone. I've fallen in lo...