How do you cut open spaghetti squash easily?

How to (Safely) Cut Spaghetti Squash
  1. Use a sharp knife to poke a few holes in the squash where you want to cut. It should look look like you’ve drawn a dotted line lengthwise on the squash when you’re finished.
  2. Place your squash in the microwave for 5 to 6 minutes. Let it cool slightly before removing from the microwave.
  3. Cut along the dotted line.

How do you soften spaghetti squash to cut it?

Use a dish towel to steady the spaghetti squash when cutting it in half. If the squash is just too hard to cut through, here’s a trick to soften the shell: Pierce the squash in a few places with a knife or fork and score it where you eventually want to cut. Pop it into the microwave for three to four minutes.

How do you cut spaghetti squash into cubes?

Place in the oven at 350°F / 175°C until the butter has melted. In the meantime, begin peeling your spaghetti squash. Cut in half and scoop out the seeds inside. Cut the squash into cubes – not too big otherwise it will take a while to cook.

How do you cut open squash?