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Healthy pasta recipes

47 Recipes

Good Food's best-ever healthy pasta recipes are packed with nutritious ingredients - perfect for a super satisfying, good-for-you lunch or supper.

Roast pepper pesto with pasta

5

(2 ratings)

Use leftovers from our Roast pepper & chorizo salad to make this easy pasta dish - see the recipe, below right...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Seafood fideuà

3.125

(2 ratings)

Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Salmon & spinach pasta

3.4375

(4 ratings)

A fresh, healthy pasta dish that's ready in a flash. A handful of punchy ingredients make for a colourful supper that's high in folate, fibre, iron and omega-3...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Poor man's vongole rosso

0

(0 ratings)

A brilliantly healthy pasta dish that's low calorie and rich in iron too, using budget-friendly cockles instead of clams...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lentil kofta with orzo & feta

4.375

(6 ratings)

Middle-Eastern inspired vegetarian 'meatballs' pair perfectly with orzo pasta and creamy feta cheese - a deliciously different everyday dinner
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

4.464285

(7 ratings)

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Butternut & bacon fusilli

4.375

(14 ratings)

This easy pasta dish with pancetta, butternut squash and spinach makes a healthy weeknight dinner - fresh rosemary adds extra flavour
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Creamy tomato, courgette & prawn pasta

4.107145

(7 ratings)

This fast, fresh pasta sauce with cherry tomatoes, prawns and crème fraîche is ideal for a midweek supper, and it's low-fat
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Venetian duck ragu

4.798385

(31 ratings)

Cinnamon adds complexity to this slow-cooked pasta sauce, which goes perfectly with large tubular paccheri pasta, or ribbons of pappardelle
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Low-fat turkey Bolognese

4.71154

(13 ratings)

Swap your usual beef mince with turkey to reduce the fat content of this classic Italian sauce and serve with wholemeal pasta
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tuna pasta with rocket & parsley pesto

3.5

(3 ratings)

Whizz up a quick homemade pesto with parsley and lemon juice, then serve spooned through hot pasta with fish, tomatoes and green beans
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Orzo with spinach & cherry tomatoes

3.8

(5 ratings)

A tiny rice-shaped variety of pasta makes this dish almost like risotto. It's quick, healthy, filling and suitable for vegetarians
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

4.51

(50 ratings)

Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie lasagne

0

(0 ratings)

A light but luscious veggie lasagne to tickle your taste buds - it contains just 13g of fat compared to the more usual 19g
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chunky minestrone soup

4.489035

(114 ratings)

The perfect solution to a cold night in? A warming bowl of this home-made chunky soup.
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Minestrone in minutes

4.3642

(81 ratings)

Whip up a main-meal soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch and ready in just 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Quick springtime pasta

3.916665

(3 ratings)

Perfect for an impromptu al fresco meal out on the patio - it's made with storecupboard items too
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Italian vegetable soup

4.532405

(54 ratings)

Warm up your week with this good-for-you vegetable soup that's easy to freeze ahead
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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