17 Pasta Recipes That Could Help You Lose Weight
Easy to make, easier to eat
Have you heard the news? According to the most glorious study of all time, pasta isn’t as fattening as we originally thought. In fact, it might even help reduce your waistline when it’s consumed in moderation. This calls for a celebration: Try one of these lighter, low-calorie pasta recipes for dinner tonight.
Coconut Curry Pasta with Clams, Mussels and Corn
Craving a creamy sauce? Swap coconut milk for dairy and you’ll cut your calories in half.
No need to feel guilty about getting another helping of these gnocchi-like clouds.
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Thanks to the world’s most versatile veggie, a bowl of this stuff is under 500 calories.
Fettuccine with Mushroom Alfredo
This lighter take uses milk instead of cream, so feel free to have seconds.
Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach
Shhh, the secret to this decadent sauce is blended cauliflower.
OK, this isn’t technically pasta, but it’s just as good. We promise.
Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad
Only 384 calories per serving, guys. Yep, you heard us.
Mixed Greens Lasagna
There’s so much kale hidden in here, it’s practically a salad.
Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo
FYI, chicken broth and one percent milk make a damn good cream sauce.
Healthy Weeknight Spaghetti Bolognese
Use lean ground beef and this dish clocks in at 440 calories per serving.
Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce
Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes
Use light ricotta cheese to make the dish even lighter.
Mushroom Alfredo Pasta Bake
Just because you’re eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t have a liiiitle bit of Gruyère cheese.
Zucchini Ravioli with Spinach Ricotta Filling
No gluten, no guilt.