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Not all sides are created equal; this spaghetti squash caprese bake is healthy and delicious.

This recipe for spaghetti squash caprese bake is simple to make, healthy, and oh, so tasty!

And it serves four!


1 medium to large spaghetti squash (4 cups, cooked)

2 cloves garlic

4 Roma tomatoes (1 cup)

1/4 cup fresh basil

1 cup baby spinach

4 tsp olive oil

3/4 cup and 1/4 cup part-skim shredded mozzarella

Salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 375 degrees; bake squash on cookie sheet until tender.

Once the squash is cooked, place noodles in a large bowl and set aside.

Mince garlic, cut tomatoes into bite-size pieces, chop basil and spinach leaves and place all of these ingredients into a large bowl with olive oil and spaghetti squash.

Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Stir in 3/4 cup of shredded mozzarella; spread mixture into a pie or one-quart baking and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella.

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until cheese on top is lightly browned.


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