10 Healthier Pasta Recipes

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As the cooler weather draws in, I’m sure we are all looking forward to indulging in some good ol’ carbohydrates. Pasta is probably one of the most popular foods in the world, with it being the first choice for many in their time of need, providing comfort to millions around the world. Pasta is life.

But with the endless list of amazing dishes out there, it’s far too easy to eat so much that you lull yourself into a carb-induced coma. But don’t fret, because below I have got 10 amazing pasta dishes which won’t stretch your waistline, or your pockets.

1.Lemon Aparagus Pasta

This recipe for lemon asparagus pasta combines tender asparagus and grilled chicken with pasta in a lemon cream sauce. It's a delicious and hearty entree that everyone will want seconds of!

An easy and filling dish which takes hardly any time to make and few ingredients. Find the recipeĀ at Dinner at the Zoo

2. One Pan Garlic Chicken Pesto Pasta

Easy One-Pan Garlic Chicken Pesto Pasta

This dish from Buzzfeed is full of flavour and protein, and is super easy to throw together on a work night. They even have a video to demonstrate! Find the recipe at Buzzfeed

3. Skinny Lasagna Rolls

These Skinny Lasagna Rolls are really easy to make and are a "no-guilt" way to enjoy the guilty pleasure of pasta! Have one lasagna roll up with a side of salad for a perfectly healthy dinner! Tabler Party of Two | TablerPartyofTwo.com

Pretty much everyone loves lasagna, and this recipes let’s you enjoy this classic dis without the guilt!

Find the Recipe at Tabler Party of Two

4. Skinny Fettucini Alfredo

Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo | chefsavvy.com #recipe #pasta #skinny #Alfredo

Simple, creamy and very delicious, this is the perfect meal to end a tough week at work!

Find the Recipe at Chef Savvy

5. Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells with Spinach and Ricotta | Fork Knife Swoon

Spinach and Ricotto is the dream team of Italian cooking, and stiffed in pasta, then cooked intomato sauce? It’s heaven on a plate. Serve with a Garlic flatbread for an irresistable treat. Find the Recipe at Fork Knife Swoon

6. Lemon Garlic Chicken Zoodles

Lemon Garlic Chicken Zoodles

Pasta can still be pasta even if it’s not (did that make any sense?)

Zoodles are a great alternative to pasta which taste just as good, without leaving you bloated afterwards. Winner! Find the Recipe at The Iron You

7. Oregano Chicken Mediterranean Zoodle Bowl

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This is a filling meal all on it’s own, with a protien kick from the chicken and pine nuts, zesty zoodles and creamy cheese. This is the perfect family meal.

Find the Recipe at No Spoon Necessary

8. Italian Broccoli and Salmon Bake

Italian broccoli & salmon bake

Everyone loves a good pasta bake, and this one is filled with nutrients and delicious flavour guaranteed to have you going back for seconds… and thirds! Find the Recipe at BBC Good Food


9. Garlic Shrimp Pasta Stir Fry

Healthy Shrimp Pasta Stir Fry

A twist on a classic stir fry, this dish is super easy filling and full of goodness. Find the Recipe at Well Plated

10. Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese is hugely popular, and this twist on the classic Italian meal is just as good. Serve along with a Zesty Chicken Breast for a hearty meal. Find the Recipe at Pip and Debby


So that you can enjoy your carbs without feeling too guilty the next day!





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