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Air Fryer Spaghetti Squash

cooked spaghetti squash in the air fryer.
This air fryer spaghetti squash makes a healthy, low-carb alternative to pasta. It's so easy to make, with a few ingredients, and ready in 25 minutes. It comes out perfectly browned, caramelized and fork-tender.
4.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 68 kcal



  • 1 spaghetti squash about 2 pounds
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Cut a little of both ends. Place the spaghetti squash on a kitchen towel and cut lengthwise into halves. Scoop the seeds and membranes out with a spoon and discard.
  • Brush the cut halves with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  • Preheat Air fryer to 350F. Place the spaghetti squash halves in the Air fryer basket.
  • Air fryer for 25 to 30 minutes until browned on top and fork tender.
  • Remove the squash from the Air fryer and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork to seperate the strands. Serve with your choice of sauce and cheese.


  • Cook on low - Cooking at higher heat like 400F would leave the top burnt and flesh undercooked. To avoid this, I cook the squash at 350F until it's tender.
  • Store- leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 to 4 days.
  • Reheat - in the microwave or air fry at 350F for a few minutes until warm.
  • Seasoning options -
    • To serve spaghetti squash on its own, season with onion powder, garlic powder, paprika and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese.
    • For a sweet version, brush with melted butter, and sprinkle with brown sugar or drizzle of maple syrup.


Calories: 68kcalTotal Carbs: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 318mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 195IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1mgNet Carbs: 9g
Keyword air fryer, Keto, low calorie, Low carb
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