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Healthy Korean Pork Spaghetti Squash Bowl

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 medium-large spaghetti squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Korean Pork (recipe below)
  • Healthy Gochujang Aioli (recipe below)
  • 2 avocados, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Kimchi, chopped
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Queso Fresco, crumbled

for the Korean Pork

  • ¾ pound ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger powder

for the Healthy Gochujang Aioli

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1½ tablespoons gochujang
  • ⅛ teaspoon paprika
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon onion powder
  • Kosher salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F. Cut the spaghetti squash in half with a large, sharp knife. Remove seeds and stringy guts, and brush the cut sides of the squash with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season with Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place spaghetti squash, cut side down, on a baking sheet and roast until tender and easily pierced with a knife, about 45-60 minutes.
  2. To test if your squash is done, scrap the flesh with a fork. If the strands come off easily, it's done. Let the cooked spaghetti squash cool for about 5 minutes, then scrape all the flesh into a beautiful pile of spaghetti strands. Taste and season with some more Kosher salt and pepper if needed.
  3. Divide spaghetti squash strands among 4 bowls. Top with desired amount of Korean pork, kimchi, and avocado. Sprinkle with scallions and crumbled queso fresco, and drizzle with a good amount of gochujang aioli*. Serve immediately.

for the Korean Pork

  1. Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, mirin, toasted sesame oil, garlic powder, onion powder, and ginger powder in a small bowl.
  2. Heat olive oil a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook, stirring and breaking into bite-sized pieces, until browned and just cooked through. Add sauce and stir, cooking for about 1 minutes, until it creates a quick glaze on the pork. Remove from heat.

for the Healthy Gochujang Aioli

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Season with Kosher salt. Can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve.


*to create a clean drizzle of the Healthy Gochujang Aioli, place in a ziploc bag and snip the corner to create a makeshift pastry bag.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins