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Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo Recipe

Looking for a creamy, comforting dish that fits perfectly into your keto lifestyle? This Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo is just the answer! Bursting with flavor, this dish features the unique texture of spaghetti squash paired with a rich Alfredo sauce, making it a delightful meal for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a family dinner, meal prepping for the week, or simply craving a low-carb comfort food, this recipe will satisfy your taste buds without compromising your dietary goals.

Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

This Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo is the perfect low-carb alternative to traditional pasta Alfredo, offering a deliciously creamy and satisfying meal.


  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Drizzle the inside of the squash with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the squash halves cut-side down on a baking sheet and roast for 30-40 minutes, or until the flesh is tender and easily shredded with a fork.
  5. While the squash is roasting, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  7. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
  8. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and ground nutmeg, and continue to cook until the sauce thickens, about 5-7 minutes.
  9. Once the squash is done roasting, use a fork to scrape the flesh into spaghetti-like strands.
  10. Toss the spaghetti squash with the Alfredo sauce until well coated.
  11. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content of this delicious dish:

  • Spaghetti Squash: 10g per cup
  • Olive Oil: 0g
  • Heavy Cream: 1g per tablespoon
  • Parmesan Cheese: 1g per 1/4 cup
  • Unsalted Butter: 0g
  • Garlic: 1g per clove
  • Ground Nutmeg: Less than 1g per teaspoon
  • Fresh Parsley: Less than 1g per 1/4 cup

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 15g (varies based on the amount of each ingredient used and specific brands).

A Creamy Keto Delight

Who says you can’t enjoy rich, creamy pasta on a keto diet? This Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo proves that with a little creativity, you can indulge in your favorite comfort foods while staying low-carb. Perfect for any occasion, this dish is sure to become a staple in your keto recipe collection. Give it a try and enjoy the delicious, guilt-free satisfaction!

credit ; r/KetoMeals

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