Healthy Pasta Dishes
From Asian noodles to pasta primavera and more, we have dozens of recipes for healthy pasta dishes. Whether it's topped with a fresh tomato sauce or tossed with seafood, pasta makes a healthy choice every time.
Juicy Italian sausage, creamy ricotta cheese, and bright, peppery fresh basil lend incredible flavor to this vibrant pasta dish. Rich pine nuts and nutritious asparagus add texture and dimension. When buying asparagus, look for firm, bright green stalks with tight tips. If stems are tough, simply remove the outer layer with a vegetable peeler.
For a light and springy pasta dinner, try this pea, basil and Parmesan pesto, then top things off with strips of salty prosciutto.
Here's a great-tasting, meatless version of the popular Greek dish.
Don't save scallops solely for restaurant meals. They're remarkably fast (and tasty) to prepare at home.
This low-fat pasta recipe is an ideal side dish to serve with grilled or roasted beef or chicken.
On a busy night, turn to this quick one-pot pasta dinner. Serve with a bowl of berries and cream for dessert to cover all of your nutrition bases.
Forget packaged pasta mixes! Toss shell macaroni with sauteed vegetables and canned zucchini for a quick and tasty side dish.
Prefer ravioli? Serve the fresh vegetable sauce over a 9-ounce package of refrigerated ravioli.
In this garden-fresh pesto sauce, chicken broth replaces the oil, and roasted sweet peppers contribute the extra style and flavor.
For a complete pasta dinner in 20 minutes, toss steamed spring vegetables with pasta and a light white wine and garlic sauce. Add grilled steak, chicken or shrimp for more protein.
Prefer another protein? Toss in leftover chicken or steak in place of the ham in this baked pasta dish.
In just 30 minutes, you can cook the pasta, stir-fry the veggies, cook the scallops in wine, and toss it all together to produce this superb dish.
This hearty yet healthy ham and pasta bake is served in individual ramekins so there's no need to fight over the biggest portion.
Thanks to a zippy anchovy paste and peppery arugula, pasta and potatoes combine for a fast, easy and super flavorful recipe.
The tomato and turkey sausage sauce nestles in a crust of baked vermicelli in this family-pleasing recipe.
Homemade chicken pho can be just as flavorful as the restaurant version. The key ingredients: A splash of soy sauce and a hefty dose of fresh ginger.
No artificial cheese packets are required for this easy, cheesy macaroni casserole.