Wholewheat spaghetti with basil and Parmesan on a plate

Wholewheat pasta recipes

Cook wholewheat pasta in a range of feel-good dinners, from seafood spaghetti to bolognese. High in fibre and low GI, wholemeal offers a healthier alternative to white pasta.

10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Avocados, almonds and zesty lemon create a creamy green sauce for pasta in this low-calorie lunch or dinner

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
132 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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29 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat supper of tasty tomato sauce and penne - wilt down a whole bag of spinach for extra nutrients

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This wholesome and filling pasta bake makes the perfect winter comfort food.

30 mins
Easy
27 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, vegan pasta dish is ready in under 20 minutes. It's low calorie and provides 3 of your 5-a-day along with fibre, vitamin C and iron.

19 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, filling lunch provides a good balance of protein and carbs from lean steak mince and wholemeal pasta – ideal to aid muscle recovery after exercise

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Storecupboard canned fish is a convenient source of omega-3 oils. Serve with wholewheat pasta, tomatoes, olives, onions and chilli

30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

This tasty superfood pasta is packed with crunch and flavour

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
38 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
16 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Get three of your 5-a-day, along with vitamin C and iron, in this delicious wholemeal pasta dish with red pepper, leeks and creamy ricotta.

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Sweeten red onion with vinegar to contrast with salty, strong blue cheese and crunchy greens, then serve on a bed of healthy brown pasta

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Choose a wholemeal version of your favourite pasta shape and serve with this light but comforting fish mix

25 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Throw together bacon lardons, leafy greens and crunchy pine nuts for this easy, quick pasta recipe - use wholewheat pasta for extra fibre

20 mins
Easy
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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Get your dose of omega-3 with a summer salad that features wild salmon, wholewheat pasta, broccoli and beans to make it filling and healthy

20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This healthy twist on the traditional waldorf salad with packed with protein, folate, fibre and 2 of your 5-a-day – it's ready in under 30 mins, too

27 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This healthy seafood dish is a light mid-week Italian supper best made with wholemeal pasta shapes

30 mins
Easy
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