There’s nothing better than a warm, cozy bowl of pasta for dinner! Especially when it’s full of nutrition and made with better-for-you ingredients. These 30+ Healthy Pasta Recipes are easy, comforting, and some of my personal favorites for everyday meals!
The BEST Healthy Pasta
Looking for the best healthy pasta? I love using chickpea pasta and lentil pasta in so many of my recipes. Other options include whole wheat pasta, gluten-free pasta, or pasta alternatives (like zucchini noodles)! Here are a few of my favorite everyday healthy pasta brands for weeknight dinners:
- Mantova Italian Organic Whole Wheat Pasta
- Banza Chickpea Pasta
- Barilla Whole Grain Rotini Pasta
- Jovial Organic Brown Rice Pasta
- Explore Cuisine Organic Green Lentil Pasta/Lasagne
30+ Healthy Pasta Recipes
This Chicken Pesto Pasta Bake is the ULTIMATE easy weeknight dinner. Made with cooked chicken, spinach basil pesto, whole wheat or lentil pasta, summer squash, tomatoes, and mozzarella, this flavorful meal is healthy and perfect for the entire family!
Want to know what the best pasta sauce is? This Avocado Pasta Sauce can be made in 10-minutes or less! It’s quick, easy, healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and delicious. Perfect for a healthy pasta dinner tonight!
Whole wheat pasta, chicken, and broccoli in an easy-to-make creamy cashew sauce that can be ready in 30 minutes. This Healthy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Casserole is EVERYTHING and perfect for a quick, weeknight dinner!
When homestyle cooking, comfort food, and healthy ingredients come together like this Mushroom & Spinach Pasta Bake did, it’s a total celebration in our household. This healthy pasta recipe is perfect as an easy, comforting, everyday meal!
This Spinach & Mushroom Vegetarian Lasagna is the BEST weeknight dinner recipe! Easy to make, this meal can even be prepped in advance and baked later. If you’ve been on the search for a flavorful and healthy vegetarian dinner that the entire family will love, then this recipe recipe is for you!
One of the BEST pasta recipes for summer, this Lemon Garlic Eggplant Mushroom Orzo recipe is delicious! Made with eggplant, savory mushrooms, fresh garlic, delicious orzo pasta, and a bright touch of lemon, you can’t beat the flavors in this recipe. Garnish with fresh basil for an easy, one-skillet vegetarian and healthy pasta recipe the entire family will love!
Dairy free, creamy, and DELICIOUS, this Creamy Salmon Pasta Recipe is easy to put together and can be made in 30 minutes or less. Perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner!
Savory, creamy, and delicious! There’s nothing like this Chicken Tomato Pesto Burrata Pasta recipe for a flavorful dinner that everyone will love. Make this easy and wholesome pasta burrata recipe in just 30 minutes!
All things fall, all things pumpkin, all things pasta. This recipe a dream come true! Creamy Pumpkin Pasta that’s the BEST for a quick, easy, healthy, and comfort food dinner on a cool, fall evening!
If you’ve been on the search for the ULTIMATE weeknight dinner, then look no further. This Easy Healthy Lasagna Recipe is the cheesiest, gooiest, creamiest, BEST recipe for dinner tonight! All of the goodness of classic lasagna, but lightened up and loaded with healthy ingredients for a wholesome version of the original recipe!
Who says healthy pasta recipes always have to be warm? This creamy, savory, hearty, fresh, flavor-loaded Barbecue Ranch Pasta Salad is a cold pasta favorite. Make it as a delicious summer side dish or lunch recipe that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
This Spinach Basil Pesto goes on EVERYTHING and is perfect for adding to healthy pasta recipes. If you’re looking for something creamy, delicious, and AMAZING for dinner tonight, then this Healthy Spinach Basil Pesto is just the thing for you!
While technically not pasta, spaghetti squash often makes a wonderful spaghetti substitute. This Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole is creamy, savory, comforting, and SO easy to make for dinner tonight. It’s also perfect to make in bulk and freeze for later!
This tomato spinach chicken pasta recipe is delicious with tender pan-fried chicken nestled in a creamy tomato spinach sauce. It’s quick and easy for busy weeknights!
All things easy, delicious, and wholesome. This Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad will take your fall dinner to another level and is perfect for a healthy pasta substitute recipe!
This fresh and easy salad combines all the classic flavors of a Caprese Salad with pasta! Perfect as a simple family side dish or when feeding a crowd this make-ahead recipe for the best Caprese Pasta Salad delivers a burst of flavor everyone will love.
The perfect wholesome pasta substitute: zucchini noodles! This One-Pot Shrimp Scampi is easy to make and delicious. Perfect for a gluten-free, healthy dinner!
This cozy bowl of Crispy Roasted Cauliflower with Creamy Pesto Pasta is great for any night of the week. Taking a classic pesto pasta recipe and updating it with a no cream, creamy pesto sauce, crispy cauliflower, and lemony arugula for an easy, comforting healthy pasta recipe!
Healthy, easy, and quick homestyle cooking comfort food for the win! This One-Pot Basil Chicken Baked Ziti is perfect for a delicious, easy weeknight dinner that the entire family will love.
Creamy, delicious, and perfect for the family, this Paleo Chicken Mushroom Casserole is a great weeknight dinner recipe for even the pickiest of eaters! Paleo-friendly, dairy-free, and gluten-free, this recipe is known for it’s indulgent, savory flavor. Create this wholesome and rich dinner for any night of the week!
This creamy veggie pasta recipe is made with roasted vegetables, feta, baby arugula, and chunky pasta. Roasting the vegetables and the feta adds an incredible depth of flavor that’s hard to beat! It’s a delicious meal that’s ready in less than 30 minutes.
Creamy Mushroom Sausage Rigatoni that’s perfect for a quick and easy dinner! Comforting, hearty, lightened-up, and delicious. This is one of the best healthy pasta recipes that the entire family will love!
Creamy, soft zucchini noodles loaded with a thick & hearty traditional red sauce, sautéed mushrooms, and sweet tomatoes. This Vegetarian Zucchini Spaghetti w/ Red Sauce & Mushrooms recipe is the perfect combination of an easy, healthy dinner and homestyle cooking comfort food!
This Creamy Broccoli Pasta has pasta shells smothered in a buttery Garlic Parmesan Sauce with herbs and lots of broccoli! Add a hint of lemon juice at the end for the ultimate flavor that your family will love.
This Healthy Chicken Alfredo pasta recipe is made in just one pan, with all the flavor of traditional Alfredo, without the calories!
Grilled vegetables from the farmers market shine in this vegetarian orzo pasta salad, perfect as a side dish or meatless main.
Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta for a healthy, simple weeknight dinner! Make this easy recipe for a healthy pasta that everyone will love.
If you’ve been on the search for the easiest, healthy weeknight dinner, then you’ll love this one. This Kale Pasta Recipe is the perfect easy healthy pasta recipe!
What to top your pasta off with? Here’s an easy recipe you’ll love! These Easy Vegan Meatballs are made from black beans, mushrooms, walnuts, and olive oil. Perfect for adding to spaghetti or any type of healthy pasta! Delicious, easy to make, healthy, and perfect for dinner tonight.
All the flavor of mac & cheese, but better and healthier. This Lightened-Up Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese recipe is easy to make and delicious! Even little ones are obsessed with this healthy pasta recipe. Make this in no time at all for a dinner recipe the entire family will adore!
This Easy Vegetarian Baked Ziti Recipe can be made in 30 minutes, making it perfect for a quick, healthy pasta recipe! Made with mushrooms, zucchini, bell pepper, cottage cheese, and delicious ziti pasta. Wholesome comfort food at it’s finest!