The 35 BEST Healthy Pasta Recipes

If you’re on the search for some healthy and tasty pastas, you’ve found the right spot! Pasta is perfect for any occasion, and this list of the best Healthy Pasta Recipes is guaranteed to help you find a new favorite.

This compilation contains a vast array of recipes for all, from low calorie to vegetarian, and even to gluten-free. It also contains different pasta salads, baked pastas, quick weekday dinners, and more complex dishes.

From Mushroom Stroganoff to BBQ Pasta Salad, you simply must browse these healthy pasta ideas. Give the standouts a try and let us know how it goes!

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Ever heard of beef stroganoff? This Mushroom Stroganoff is a tasty and healthy version of that dish.

It’s vegetarian and still contains ample protein, along with plenty of fiber. The recipe is also only 344 calories and takes just 20 minutes to make. You can’t beat that!

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If you need to clear out your sinuses, try this spicy Shrimp Fra Diavolo!

This scrumptious recipe is only 284 calories but still contains 28g of protein. I highly recommend giving it a try!

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This tasty Pesto Pasta is super simple and speedy! It only contains a few ingredients and takes just about 20 minutes to make.

This light recipe yields 6 servings, making it perfect for a healthy family dinner. It’s also vegetarian and low in calories!

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This vegetarian Sicilian eggplant dish is so so yummy. It’s the perfect comfort food for cold weather and cozy nights in.

While it takes a bit longer to make than the others on the list, it’s worth the wait. I promise you won’t regret giving it a try!

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Are you searching for a warm comfort food in this cold, winter weather? Then you must try this Ground Turkey Pasta Bake.

This yummy dish is packed with protein and veggies, while also staying low on calories. The recipe also makes 6-8 servings, so it is great for big families or leftovers!

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This yummy Scallop Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes is super quick and easy. Perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner!

It’s filled with protein, low in calories, and only takes about 20 minutes to make. Give it try!

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Yet another quick and easy healthy pasta recipe for you! This Mediterranean Pasta is meatless and only takes about 20 minutes to make.

It’s also low in calories and so so delicious. You’ll be begging for more!

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This Rainbow Pasta Salad is packed with essential veggies! It’s also super quick and easy to make.

The infusion of flavors in this dish will have your taste buds begging for more. And with few calories and lots of veggie nutrients, you can help yourself to seconds!

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This delightful Fall Pasta Salad is tasty enough for any season, not just fall.

It’s only 298 calories and contains lots of healthy veggies. If you get the chance, I highly recommend giving it a try!

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Another delicious Sicilian recipe! This Sicilian Pasta is super yummy and super quick to make.

It has lots of tasty veggies, herbs, spices, and flavors. It’s one of our favorite healthy pasta recipes, and you simply must give it a try!

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If you can handle the heat, check out these Spicy Noodles! They might even be the quickest recipe on the list, only taking about 15 minutes to make.

The recipe is vegetarian, low in calories, and the perfect balance of spicy and umami flavors. You’ll do a happy dance when you try this one!

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Clam Linguine, or Linguine alle Vongole, is an elegant restaurant quality dish. But don’t be intimidated, it’s super easy to make.

It’s one of our favorite healthy pasta recipes!

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Pasta salad is always a go-to tasty and easy pasta dish. And this Tortellini Pasta Salad has the added bonus of being healthy!

This vegetarian recipe is made with artichokes, tomatoes, arugula, and lots of savory seasonings. Yum!

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In need of a delectable vegetarian dish? This one will do it!

It only takes about 20 minutes to make and yields 4 servings. Even though it’s not quite as low-cal as the others on the list, it is so tasty that it’s worth it.

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These Baby Pasta Shells are super cute, yummy, and healthy! What more could you want?

The recipe is quick and simple, and makes a great meatless option. Get to it!

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Seeking a protein-packed option? Check out this Chicken Pasta Primavera.

It’s loaded with protein and veggies, and is low in calories and carbs. Eat up!

Get the Recipe @ diethood

Craving a BLT? You have to try this BLT Pasta Salad with tempeh bacon.

It’s filled with nutritious and delicious veggies, fruits, and seasonings. This is a great option for potlucks and get-togethers!

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If that title didn’t make your mouth water, I don’t know what will!

It’s only 297 calories and it is so delicious. And brussels sprouts are full of healthy nutrients and vitamins!

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This Veggie Lo Mein recipe is so so tasty!

It’s vegan and can be adapted to gluten-free, perfect for those with restricted diets. And of course, it’s full of healthy veggies!

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Yes, it’s as exquisite as it sounds. You’ll be craving more for days.

And not only is it scrumptious, but salmon provides ample health benefits, leaving you feeling fulfilled and happy!

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In search of a yummy gluten-free stir-fry? You have to try out these Lemongrass Coconut Noodles!

This zesty dish is full of flavor, veggies, and shrimp. Get those taste buds ready!

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If you want to have a warm, comforting dinner, you have to give these Spinach Artichoke Lasagna Roll-ups a try.

They’re a great meatless option, and only 250 calories. Not to mention delicious!

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Want a different gluten free pasta recipe? This one is sure to do the trick.

It’s only 147 calories but still has 14g of protein. Wow! And it’s an easy one pot dish, perfect for busy weeknights.

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This Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe is absolutely scrumptious!

The recipe is packed with tasty ingredients like caramelized onions, white wine, and plant based sausage. So good!

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Your favorite comfort food… veganified!

If you’re craving some warm baked ziti but your diet restricts you, look no further. This recipe even contains 20g of protein!

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If I could describe this pasta in one word it would be, “mmm”.

This vegetarian dish is made with asparagus, garlic, peas, and other delicious ingredients. You have to give it a try!

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Another yummy meatless pasta! This Creamy Pea Pasta only takes about 30 minutes to make.

It provides an excellent source of fiber from the peas, as well as plenty of other vitamins and nutrients.

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These Quick Peanut Soba Noodles are insanely tasty. And they only take 20 minutes to make!

Each recipe yields 3-4 servings, so it is perfect for small families, or for individuals that want leftovers. And with the delicious flavors in this dish, you’ll want all you can get!

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This pasta salad is so scrumptious and so good for you. I promise you’ll love it.

At only 280 calories, it’s totally guilt free. Arugula also contains ample health benefits that are sure to wow you!

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If you are looking for a quick, healthy, and creamy pasta for the family, look no further. This Creamy Basil-Avocado Pasta will wow you.

It’s only 110 calories, it takes just 20 minutes to make, and it’s vegetarian! What more could you ask for?

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This Walnut Parsley Linguine is a unique healthy pasta that’s so quick and tasty!

The recipe yields 6 servings and each serving contains about 353 calories. You have to try it out!

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Doesn’t that just sound heavenly? This yummy dish is made with healthy carrots and cashews.

It’s jam packed with healthy nutrients, and makes a cozy new comfort food.

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Califlower is known to be a super healthy and yummy veggie. So it only makes sense to include a califlower pasta!

This vegetarian pasta yields 4 servings of deliciousness. You have to check it out!

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Don’t worry meat lovers, this one’s for you!

Not only is this recipe simple, but it takes just 30 minutes to make. And it contains a whopping 32g of protein!

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This BBQ Pasta Salad is perfect for a potluck, get together, or easy lunch.

It has 24g of protein, as well as healthy veggies such as celery, corn, and red bell peppers. Just don’t forget the pork!

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We hope you found this list of Healthy Pasta Recipes useful. Every single recipe is so yummy and healthy.

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  • 8oz pasta
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 10oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 cup kalamata olives, halved
  • 8oz marinated quartered artichoke hearts
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Feta cheese, crumbled, for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot, boil pasta according to directions on package. Drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and red chili flakes. Stir and cook for one to two minutes.
  4. Add cherry tomatoes and cook one to two minutes.
  5. Stir in pasta, oregano, parsley, olives and artichoke hearts.
  6. Garnish with feta cheese and serve.

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