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Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan

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This buttery spaghetti squash side dish is flavored with garlic, Parmesan, and oregano! Low carb, gluten free, and keto friendly recipe.

Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan - a delicious low carb and gluten free side dish recipe

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If you haven't tried spaghetti squash before, this is the perfect recipe for you to try. It uses cooked spaghetti squash, so you can prepare the vegetable in advance and then enjoy this buttery gorgeous side dish in only a few minutes!

There are various ways to cook spaghetti squash – I've tried so many that I wrote a whole article about it! Two of my favorite methods are the microwave (like I did for these Spaghetti Squash Fritters) or slicing it into rings then roasting – a method I used for my Spaghetti Squash Au Gratin recipe.

Here's my guide on How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash!

How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash

 

However you cook it, you can proceed straight to step one in the instructions below, or let it cool, then store in the fridge until ready to cook.

Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan - a delicious low carb and gluten free side dish recipe

How to Make Buttery Spaghetti Squash

Melt some butter in a large skillet, then add some minced garlic or garlic paste. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the garlic starts to turn light brown. Add the cooked spaghetti squash, together with some salt and black pepper. Continue to cook until the squash has warmed through. 
Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan - a delicious low carb and gluten free side dish recipe
 
Finally, add some shredded Parmesan, stir to mix, then serve, garnished with fresh oregano leaves and extra butter, if you like.
Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan - a delicious low carb and gluten free side dish recipe
 
This buttery spaghetti squash would be a wonderful accompaniment to something like Italian Baked Chicken Thighs or Keto Pork Chops!
Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan - a delicious low carb and gluten free side dish recipe

Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan

Buttery Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Parmesan

Yield: 4 Servings
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This buttery spaghetti squash side dish is flavored with garlic, Parmesan, and oregano! Low carb, gluten free, and keto friendly recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash, cooked, (approx 5 cups)
  • 2 oz unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp garlic paste or minced garlic
  • salt and black pepper
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1 tbs fresh oregano leaves

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet, then add the garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the garlic starts to turn light brown.
  2. Add the cooked spaghetti squash, together with the salt and black pepper. Continue to cook until the squash has warmed through. 
  3. Finally, add the shredded Parmesan, stir to mix, then serve, garnished with fresh oregano leaves and extra butter, if you like.

Notes

6g net carbs per serving (quarter of the whole recipe)

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 161Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 35mgSodium 118mgCarbohydrates 8gNet Carbohydrates 6gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 3g
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