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Spaghetti Squash With Garlicky Collard Greens

Spaghetti Squash with Garlicky Collard Greens and Parmesan Cheese is a an easy, low carb, pasta-like dish that everyone will absolutely love. Sautéed collard greens, onions, and garlic are combined with cooked spaghetti squash and topped with Parmesan cheese for a flavorful, nutritious side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: DIET, DINNER, sides
Cuisine: American, gluten free, low carb + keto, nut free
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 bunch collard greens stemmed
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 5 cups COOKED spaghetti squash I used a 3lb squash
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash greens and remove the stems. Slice stems into small pieces (if they are really thick and tough you can toss them, but if they are young and small the are delicious).
    collard stems finely chopped
  • Pile the collard leaves on top of one and other, roll into a big fat cigar and slice into thin ribbons.
    collard greens sliced into ribbons
  • Heat olive oil in a large non-stick sauté pan. Add onion, garlic, and collard stems along with a pinch of salt. Cook for 6-8 minutes or until your veggies are fragrant and beginning to become tender.
    onions, garlic and collard stems in pan
  • Add in collard ribbons, a bit more salt, black pepper, and a pinch of red pepper flakes along with 1 cup of chicken broth.
    collard ribbons with red pepper flakes in pan
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes or until your green are nice and tender.
    collard greens wilted in sautee pan
  • Toss in COOKED spaghetti squash and combine everything together.
    roasted spaghetti squash
  • Adjust seasonings and top with fresh Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
    spaghetti squash and collard greens in pan



Store cooked dish in a sealed container in the refrigerator once completely cooled. They will keep for up to about 3 to 4 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 0.2mg