Try one of our 22 healthy pasta recipes for low calorie pasta. Whether you’re on the 5:2 diet (all of our recipes have less than 500 calories) or wanting to find low calorie midweek meals, we have plenty of healthy pasta dishes for you to try.
From low calorie linguine to super simple spaghetti with less fat, we have the best pasta ideas to make healthy meals with spaghetti, penne pasta, pasta shells and more.
- We use spaghetti, courgetti, penne and more
Best healthy pasta recipes
1. Turkey ragu
Like a healthier spaghetti bolognese, this low-calorie, low-fat and high-protein ragu comes packed with celery, courgette and carrots, plus a little Marmite for added flavour.
An absolute classic, made even more wonderful with the addition of dried chilli flakes and rosemary. It's a real crowd pleaser!
Check out this meat-free bolognese. This version of a family favourite uses mushrooms and plenty of veg, making it a low-fat healthy vegan friendly meal, everyone will love.
Check out this easy gluten free tomato pasta with aubergine topped with fresh basil. This simple recipe is veggie friendly and low in calories.
Check out this super simple linguine, made with peas, broad beans leek and ricotta. This quick and easy pasta dish is veggie friendly and it's low in calories, a great midweek meal for two.
Looking for a healthy pasta recipe? Try our spicy prawn linguine for a midweek meal that is full of flavour. This quick and easy pasta recipe is a great low calorie dinner. Check out our other hot and spicy recipes...
Avocados make salad dressings and ice creams super-creamy, so why not put them in a pasta sauce? It’s a great way of using up overly ripe avocados.
Throw together this quick and easy pasta salad using leftover chicken, tomatoes and greens for a protein-packed lunch or midweek dinner.
Flavour prawns with harissa, dill, garlic and lemon, then serve swirled through orzo pasta, baked with tomatoes, for a speedy but sophisticated midweek dinner.
This one-pan puttanesca make a really easy midweek meal for one. The pasta soaks up the flavours, and the starch from the pasta makes the sauce rich and creamy. It also makes for less washing up.