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.

RELATED: 7 Desserts That Might Help You Lose Weight

pasta1

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.

Get the recipe

gnocchi2

Carrot Pasta

No need to feel guilty about getting another helping of these gnocchi-like clouds.

Get the recipe

pasta6

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Thanks to the world’s most versatile veggie, a bowl of this stuff is under 500 calories.

Get the recipe 

RELATED: 11 Tasty (and Easy) Ways to Replace Carbs with Cauliflower

alfredo

Fettuccine with Mushroom Alfredo

This lighter take uses milk instead of cream, so feel free to have seconds.

Get the recipe

pasta2

Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach

Shhh, the secret to this decadent sauce is blended cauliflower.

Get the recipe

RELATED: 39 Ways to Cook Chicken When You’re in a Dinner Rut

zoodles

Pesto Zoodles

OK, this isn’t technically pasta, but it’s just as good. We promise.

Get the recipe

pasta4

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad

Only 384 calories per serving, guys. Yep, you heard us.

Get the recipe

lasagna3

Mixed Greens Lasagna

There’s so much kale hidden in here, it’s practically a salad.

Get the recipe

pasta3

Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

FYI, chicken broth and one percent milk make a damn good cream sauce.

Get the recipe

pasta5

Healthy Weeknight Spaghetti Bolognese

Use lean ground beef and this dish clocks in at 440 calories per serving.

Get the recipe

avocado2

Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce

Sayonara, marinara.

Get the recipe

summer

Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

Use light ricotta cheese to make the dish even lighter.

Get the recipe

pasta7

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Pile the veggies high.

Get the recipe

peas

One-Pot Pasta with Peas and Artichokes

We’d like some more, peas.

Get the recipe

pasta8

Skinny Shrimp Alfredo Pasta Bake

A tasty new take on baked ziti.

Get the recipe

pasta9

Mushroom Alfredo Pasta Bake

Just because you’re eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t have a liiiitle bit of Gruyère cheese.

Get the recipe

pasta0

Zucchini Ravioli with Spinach Ricotta Filling

No gluten, no guilt.

Get the recipe

RELATED: 9 Delicious Ways to Replace Carbs with Zucchini

From Around The Web