Lean and Green Side Dish | Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Looking for a delicious and healthy side dish to serve at your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Look no further than Spaghetti Squash Gratin! This savory dish is made with spaghetti squash, which is a low-carb and gluten-free alternative to pasta. The best part? For those on plan it’s 5&1 approved!!

Why Spaghetti Squash Gratin is Perfect for the Holidays

  • Healthy and Low-Carb: Spaghetti Squash Gratin is a great option for those who are watching their carb intake. Spaghetti squash is a low-carb vegetable that is also a good source of fiber.
  • Gluten-Free: Spaghetti Squash Gratin is made with gluten-free ingredients, making it a safe and delicious option for those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
  • Easy to Make: Spaghetti Squash Gratin is surprisingly easy to make. Simply roast the spaghetti squash, then toss it with the ingredients below.
  • Delicious and Versatile: Spaghetti Squash Gratin can be customized to your liking if you’re not on plan anymore. Use your favorite sauce, cheese, and vegetables to create a dish that your family will love.

Lean and Green Side Dish | Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • 1, 2 1/2 lb spaghetti squash (to yield about 3 cups of spaghetti squash)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat grated parmesan cheese
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Halve the squash and scoop out the seeds. Bake face down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper until squash is easily pierced with fork, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool, then scoop out spaghetti strands and place in a large bowl.
  • Meanshile, in a medium sized bowl, mix remaining ingredients except for the parmesan cheese. Stir mixture into the spaghetti squash strands.
  • Spread into a lightly greased casserole dish. Top with parmesan and press down to moisten. Bake uncovered for 30 mintues.
Keyword Gluten Free, Keto

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