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How to Make Spaghetti Squash Boats

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Spaghetti squash is a healthy, gluten free alterative to pasta that also has less additives, since it is a whole food. It’s high in fiber and low in calories. One cup of spaghetti squash has only 40 calories, compared to 221 calories for one cup of cooked spaghetti. Creating a spaghetti squash boat is an easy and fun one “pot” dinner that the whole family will enjoy!

Check out our 4 easy steps to creating a spaghetti squash boat with flavor ideas below:

Pure Barre: How to Make Spaghetti Squash Boats

Check out our variations on spaghetti squash boats by following the directions above and adding in different vegetables, sauce, meat and cheese.

Chicken Florentine Spaghetti Squash Boats (pictured)

  • Frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • Marinara sauce
  • Grilled chicken
  • Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetarian Enchilada Spaghetti Squash Boats

  • Frozen bell peppers and onions, thawed
  • Enchilada sauce
  • Black beans
  • Mexican blend cheese

Pesto Spaghetti Squash Boats with Chicken Sausage

  • Sundried tomatoes
  • Pesto
  • Chicken sausage
  • Parmesan cheese


– Written by Brittany Chin, RD. Brittany is the Content Marketing Manager at Pure Barre Corporate and is also a Registered Dietitian with her Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. She received her B.S. in Nutrition Science and Dietetics from Syracuse University and completed her Dietetic Internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is currently obtaining her Master’s in Health Communication from Boston University. She loves food, cooking, Pure Barre and of course, social media.

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