Healthy Pasta Recipes

What's not to love about a big bowl of pasta! Indulge in this comfort favorite with these healthy pasta recipes. Enjoy pasta with chicken, shrimp, and meatballs covered in your favorite sauce, or a nice side of pasta salad with this selection of easy meals.

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John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese

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When musician John Legend visited Martha Stewart, he shared this recipe for his favorite Southern comfort food. Learn how to make the singer's delicious, creamy macaroni and cheese at home.

Tuna Casserole

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Break out a family favorite: tuna casserole. The traditional comfort food is great for serving large groups. In our tuna casserole recipe, we cut the sauce with chicken broth, but there's enough milk to make this casserole feel indulgent.

Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Soup

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Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

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This mouthwatering Italian recipe for gnocchi with tomato sauce was adapted from Martha Stewart Living, February 2004.

Pasta Peperonata with Tuna and Olives

Cherry tomatoes and a colorful combination of bell, sweet, and banana peppers are teamed with four pantry powerhouses to make a flavorful sauce for spaghetti: jarred tuna, golden raisins, Kalamata olives, and Parmesan cheese.

Corn Chowder with Zucchini and Orzo

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This hearty fresh corn soup doesn't take long to make and it can be your main course.
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Spaghetti with Shrimp, Kale, and Burst Tomatoes

Stash some shrimp in your freezer for nutritious last-minute meals. Here, frozen shrimp stars in this spaghetti recipe with cherry tomatoes and kale. Get the shrimp thawing before you start the pasta and you'll have this easy and delicious dinner ready to eat in about 30 minutes.