Canning Spaghetti Squash??

Asked December 13, 2018, 12:36 AM EST

Is it possible to pressure can Spaghetti Squash? If so what are the instructions?

Washington County Oregon food safety home food preservation

1 Response

The National Center for Home Food Preservation has this instruction: Do Not Can spaghetti squash. Its flesh does not stay cubed during processing. (This means that it would pack down in the jars during processing and heat could not fully penetrate the squash.)

Spaghetti squash stores well. See the publication on Storing Pumpkins and Winter Squash at the following website: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/ec1632
Some people find that freezing the squash is acceptable, but others have not. I would freeze a small amount and see if it is acceptable.