Penne in tomato sauce topped with sliced avocado

Healthy pasta recipes

Our best ever healthy pasta recipes are packed with nutritious ingredients – perfect for a super satisfying, good-for-you lunch or supper.

48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try a new take on pesto and blend red peppers, cashew nuts and parsley then serve spooned through hot pasta

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
91 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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163 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Our easy minestrone soup makes a filling lunch or a satisfying supper, served with fresh bread. This simple bowl of goodness is packed with nutritious veg

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Brown spaghetti keeps you fuller for longer - team it with healthy greens flavoured with garlic, chilli and lemon

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
110 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Warm up your week with this good-for-you vegetable soup that's easy to freeze ahead

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Fresh basil sauce and cherry tomatoes give this healthy dish a beautiful colour - it's also full of fibre and vitamin C

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Update tuna pasta salad by skipping the mayo and adding balsamic vinegar, olive oil, colourful tomatoes and celery

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make a delicious spag-bol in less than half an hour

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A typically Sicilian flavour combination - sweet raisins, spicy olive oil, crunchy pine nuts and salty fish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
51 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

15 minutes is all you need to whip up this fresh, light and healthy fish pasta with olives, capers and greens

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

For a speedy, superhealthy supper this pasta dish is just the thing - save leftovers for lunch the next day

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Tasty tofu is a vegetarian's best friend and this cannelloni dish, packed with protein and iron, is sure to be a freezable favourite

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Punchy fresh flavours in a good-for-you-dish are often what you need for a midweek boost. This pasta dish has it all

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
45 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Keep it simple with this restaurant-style dish that takes a few good-quality ingredients and lets them shine

30 mins
More effort
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your own pappardelle and you may never go back to shop-bought pasta. Fresh crab adds a touch of luxury to a sauce rich with tomatoes and broad beans

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
Healthy
45 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bring Mediterranean sunshine to your table throughout the year with this superhealthy pasta dish that's easy on the wallet

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Subtle, sweet tomatoes work brilliantly with the intense flavour of prawns and chorizo

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
32 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Add some veg to pasta and pesto for a cheap, healthy springtime supper dish

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
77 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A new delicious version of the Italian favourite, pesto pasta, with broccoli

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A simple pasta dish with a hint of spice makes for a super satisfying supper

17 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get two of your five-a-day with this deliciously versatile sauce

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for those lazy summer evenings, this no-sauce pasta supper could hardly be easier

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A great low-fat supper with a good source of vitamin C, counts as 1 of 5-a-day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
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