Vegan Spaghetti Squash Crust Recipe

Margarita Pizza w/ Spaghetti Squash Crust

In the Scartabello-Cimini household, we’re pizza feigns. We’d eat it every night if we could. I mean, you’ve seen it here. Potato & Zucchini, Cashew Cheese & Veggie, Pinwheel, Olive & Onion… I can’t get enough of it. I think this obsession really stems from the fact that you can be so creative with it. Literally, just throw whatever the hell you want on it! ANYTHING GOES.

Instead of getting creative with toppings this time around, I experimented with crust. Have you heard of A Beautiful Mess? Pretty sure Emma is my soul sista. When I saw this recipe, I knew I had to veganize it immediately. SPAGHETTI SQUASH CRUST? dfhsjkfhsdjksj.

Fortunately by now [well hopefully!] you know how to work with spaghetti squash. If not, the lovely Kate gave us a great tutorial back in the day. Got it? Good.

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The Recipe

Loosely based off the A Beautiful Mess recipe.
Oven: 400 F
Cook Time: 30-35 minutes

You will need:

  • 1 spaghetti squash, cooked and prepped (follow Kate’s instructions)
  • 1 tbs flaxseed + 3 tbs water (mixed well)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded vegan cheese (OR cashew cheese! I was tempted)
  • Small handful fresh basil
  • 1 cup raw spinach

To make:

  • Line a pizza pan with parchment paper – place in 400 degree oven while it heats
  • In the meantime, mix spaghetti squash with flaxseed mix and spices
  • Once stove hits 400, take pan out and spread the squash over it (in whatever shape your little heart desires)
  • Place back in the oven and cook for 30-35 minutes – depending on how crispy you want it!
  • Look good? Take out and add your crushed tomatoes, more seasoning, vegan cheese, fresh basil, and raw spinach – cook for another 5-10 minutes!
  • Take out and marvel at your beautiful creation

Have you ever tried spaghetti squash crust? What were you thoughts? I’ll probably stick with dough, but this is a super healthy substitute! I’d love to also try cauliflower… anyone have luck with that? xx Bianca


11 thoughts on “Margarita Pizza w/ Spaghetti Squash Crust

  1. Yay I love your use of veggies in this creative way! You have come a long way since your post about being intimidated by spaghetti squash. Am definitely trying this one!

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  3. I am so addicted to spaghetti squash – I’ll eat the whole thing myself when I roast one! This looks like something I want to try! And I NEED THAT CUTTING BOARD!!

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