Low Carb Baked Spaghetti Squash With Garlic Sage Cream

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

A few simple ingredients transform this mild tasting vegetable into a memorable side dish. My whole family loves this, even kids and at only 2 grams of carbs per serving it is a great dish to beat back the pasta craving! It tastes alot like spaghetti alfredo. I usually serve this with grilled chicken. My girlfriend passed this recipe on to me, I have no idea where it came from. If you are watching carbs it has a net carb count of only 2 grams per serving. For those doing Atkins, use the heavy cream, for those on SBD use milk and add a wee bit of thickener if needed. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Prick squash in several places and bake 45 min until tender.
  3. Allow to cool slightly, cut in 1/2 and scoop out seeds.
  4. Pull out squash strands from each side with a fork.
  5. Transfer to a warm bowl.
  6. While squash is baking: Heat cream, garlic and sage in pan over med. heat.
  7. Cook 10 min until cream is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  8. Pour sauce over squash, toss lightly until combined.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  10. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

This was good, but not quite our taste. It had less flavor than I expected.

Mrs. Hughes November 21, 2011

Spaghetti squashes are strange little things, aren't they? :) My husband and I had both never had spaghetti squash before, and I had never made it, so I chose this recipe. I used fat-free half and half in place of the cream, 1 tsp. dried sage, a lot more garlic, and I made it with grilled chicken, as suggested, and it was a filling dinner. We both came up with "interesting" (not good or bad, just - interesting). How to Cook Spaghetti Squash really helped out too, with the cooking and what-not. I personally really liked this sauce and might use it for a pasta, maybe, but I got the "vibe" that it's not a make-again for us. However, we can both say that we've tried spaghetti squash now. Thanks for posting!

Greeny4444 March 08, 2010

I just finished eating this and it was SO GOOD! After reading other reviews, I added extra garlic and sage. I will definitely be making it again. Thanks Leslie!

Mimi #6 January 16, 2010