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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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

If you need to get dinner on the table fast but you're tight on time, you can make this restorative, immunity-boosting soup with store-bought broth and rotisserie chicken.

Corn Chowder with Zucchini and Orzo

Rating: 3.5 stars 36
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Italian Chicken Minestrone

Rating: 3.5 stars 72
This chicken soup is loaded with kale, zucchini, chickpeas and carrots for a hearty meal.

Salmon Pasta with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Rating: 3 stars 72
Finish off salmon leftovers with this easy-to-prepare pasta dish which gets its spice from crushed red pepper flakes.
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Our Favorite Spinach Pasta Recipes Will Help You Add More Greens to Your Weeknight Dinners
Much as we love a spinach salad, we firmly believe that the best vehicle for spinach is pasta. The green leaves wilt down and heat up in mere minutes, providing bright color, a smooth texture, and an abundance of nutrients that will truly level up your pasta game.  How does spinach improve your dish's nutritional value? It's an extremely nutrient-dense ingredient, meaning it's low in calories but high in beneficial nutrients, including iron, calcium, zinc, and vitamins A, C, K, and B9 (otherwise known as folate). And if all that isn't enough to make you see that spinach is a powerhouse, don't forget that this leafy green vegetable provides tons of fiber and antioxidants, too. Spinach is also an accessible ingredient—it's available frozen, fresh, and canned—so you can always keep some on hand. And you can easily use it in one of our spinach pasta recipes for dinner tonight.
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Vibrant, bold flavors await in this healthier pasta dish inspired by the unmistakable tastes of the Mediterranean.