American Family Children's Hospital

Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe

Easy to prepare and delicious, it makes a healthy addition to any diet.


Serves 4


IngredientsSpgahetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce; Cooking Outside the Box with Chef John

  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste 



  1. Cut squash in half length wise. Bake at 375° until tender. Alternatively, you may steam the squash if preferred.

  2. Once cooked, remove pulp with a fork leaving the squash in long strands.

  3. Dice tomatoes and garlic.

  4. In a sauce pan heat oil, add tomatoes and garlic reduce heat to medium. Add wine and water, let mixture simmer for 10 minutes add thinly sliced basil.

  5. You can either serve this chunky or puree in a blender for a smoother texture.

  6. Place squash in the center of serving dish a surround with the sauce.


Nutrition Facts


Calories: 150

Fat 8g

Saturated fat: g

Cholesterol: 0mg


Carbohydrate: 17g

Fiber: 1g


Protein: 2g