20 Healthy Pasta Recipes To Curb Your Carb Cravings

Very few foods are more comforting and filling than a nice big plate of delicious pasta. And for good reason – a good pasta meal is soft, savory, colorful, provides you tons of energy, and can suit almost any occasion from fancy dinner to casual weeknight fare.

The main drawback of your favorite pasta dishes, however, are the many calories and carbohydrates they typically have. When it comes to pasta, you have to really limit yourself or else you’ll have to say hello to an extra hour on your treadmill!

Despite the drawbacks though, we just can’t contain our love for pasta and were determined to find healthy pasta recipes that were light enough to eat, guilt-free. Check out our 20 favorite healthy pasta recipes below, most of which are easy to throw together as well.

20 Healthy Pasta Recipes To Curb Your Carb Cravings

Pasta Con Asparagi (Pasta with Asparagus) by Refinery29
*adapted slightly from The New New York Times Cookbook

Rainbow Peanut Noodles by Gimme Some Oven

Creamy Avocado and Spinach Pasta by Jo Cooks

healthy-pasta-sweet-potato-noodlesSweet Potato Noodles with Sage Brown Butter Sauce by Joyful Healthy Eats

Tofu Soba Noodles by Damn Delicious

Spicy Roasted Ratatouille with Spaghetti by Cookie + Kate

easy-healthy-pasta-recipeEasy Pasta with Spinach Tomatoes and Parmesan Cheese with by Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara by Closet Cooking

20 Minute Cherry Tomato and Basil Angel Hair Pasta by Sweet Basil

Chicken Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Spinach in a Creamy Cauliflower Sauce by Julia’s Album

Parmesan Zucchini & Garlic Pasta by Julia’s Album

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta (Gluten-free) by Minimalist Baker

Spicy Asian Pasta with Kale and Mushrooms by KimKim Cooking


Pasta Primavera by Lauren Kelly Nutrition

Vegetable Baked Ziti by Oh My Veggies

Skinny-pasta-carbonaraSkinny Pasta Carbonara by Skinny Mom

healthy-hamburger-helperUnprocessed (Healthier!) Hamburger Helper by 3 Boys Unprocessed

Shrimp Pasta with Tomatoes, Lemon and Spinach by Bev Cooks

Kale and Feta One-Pot Recipe by Diethood

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta by Two Peas and Their Pod

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