From roasted Italian spaghetti squash to Pad Thai, spaghetti squash is a great gluten free option! Check out all 10 of these delicious vegan spaghetti squash recipes!

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Lentil Bolognese


Have you noticed spaghetti squash popping up at the market or in your CSA boxes and wondered what to do with it? Spaghetti squash is a hard squash that’s solid inside when it’s raw, but once cooked the flesh breaks apart into spaghetti like strands. While I don’t think you’re going to fool anyone into thinking spaghetti squash is actual pasta, its mild flavor lends itself well to many flavors.

From Pad Thai to Italian spaghetti, spaghetti squash is a great healthier option. I find spaghetti squash to be warm and comforting for autumn, but still light and healthy. If gluten is problematic for you, swapping spaghetti squash for pasta might be a great solution.


I asked my favorite vegan bloggers to share their favorite plant based spaghetti squash recipes with us. I hope you find some inspiration for your next spaghetti squash dinner!


Did you know you can cook a whole spaghetti squash in the Instant Pot? Make it alone or in the same pot with spaghetti squash! 

Baked spaghetti squash boats with marinara, meatballs, and cheese.

BAKED SPAGHETTI SQUASH AND MEATBALLS (Just be sure to use veggie meatballs and cheese and you’re good to go!)

There are a few different ways to cut and serve spaghetti squash. You can cut crosswise or lengthwise and roast, cook in the slow cooker, boil, or even microwave spaghetti squash. My favorite way to serve spaghetti squash is right out of the skin. I like to choose smaller spaghetti squash and let everyone have their own spaghetti squash boat. I haven’t been very adventurous when it comes to spaghetti squash recipes, mostly sticking to tried and true Italian versions.

This spaghetti squash Pad Thai with tofu, peanuts and herbs looks so delicious!

I am dying to try this Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai with Spicy Peanut Tofu from Homegrown Provisions! I love Pad Thai so much and replacing the traditional rice noodles with spaghetti squash means I can eat even more! Update 1, 2021, it looks like this site is no longer active, but here’s another great looking Vegan Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai to try. 

Here’s another spaghetti squash recipe with Asian flair. I love ginger and miso, so this recipe for Ginger Miso Spaghetti Squash from The Organic Dietitian sound incredibly flavorful.

This vegan Southwestern stuffed spaghetti squash with beans and corn looks delicious!

This Southwestern Stuffed Spaghetti Squash from Healthier Steps looks like an awesome healthy Taco Tuesday option! I might have to add some avocado or tortilla chips on top. And possibly a margarita on the side. Viva la fiesta!


I’m such a sucker for vibrant veggie bowl meals like this one. This Vibrant Spaghetti Squash Bowl with Waffled Tofu is so fun! I mean, waffled tofu? That’s just genius.

This vegan pesto spaghetti squash recipe looks so easy!

If you love pesto pasta, give this Pesto Spaghetti Squash recipe from Veggie Inspired a go!

This Spaghetti squash in lemon capers sauce is vegan and so flavorful!

Spaghetti Squash in Lemon Caper Sauce from Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen sounds flavorful and delicious. I love the briny flavor capers add to Mediterranean dishes, and they go so nicely with lemon.

This vegan pizza stuffed spaghetti squash with creamy vegan mozzarella is pure comfort food, but healthier!

Pizza Stuffed Spaghetti Squash from Yup It’s Vegan looks so comforting. I love that it’s filled with  zucchini, arrabbiata sauce, and creamy cashew Mozzarella – yum!

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Chickpeas and Garlicky Arugula Cream from The First Mess looks healthy, beautiful and delicious! 

Thai Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce from Leelalicious sounds tasty! Here’s my favorite peanut sauce recipe.