Low Calorie Pasta Recipes
Pasta is a such a versatile storecupboard ingredient, so it's great to know that it can be include in a low calorie diet.
Whether you're looking to throw together a quick midweek meal or dish up a delight - we have a calorie counted pasta dish for you.
All the UK's favourite pasta meals - all under 500 calories per serving. Check out our Skinny Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe, Low Calorie Carbonara or Lower Fat Pasta Bake.
There's also recipes for comfort food classics - such as Macaroni Cheese, Low Fat Traditional Beef Lasagne or Italian Beef Meatballs in Sauce with Pasta. Yum!
Or, if you're looking for a quick and easy pasta dinner - try our Spaghetti al Arrabiata, or Creamy Salmon & Broccoli Pasta Recipe
Many of the pasta recipes below are meat-free / suitable for vegetarians, and they are all nice and healthy. Recent research has shown that pasta is a healthy option when you want to lose weight
Spaghetti and prawns in a simple chilli and tomato sauce - quick, low calorie, and packing a flavour punch
2 servings 415 calories per serving
A quick and easy skinny version of a classic spag bol made with 3 portions of your 5-a-day! Serve with a crisp salad or garlic bread if you have the calories spare.
4 servings 457 calories per serving
Enjoy this quick and easy chicken dish for less than 350 calories! A great recipe for when you just want to put something on the table.
2 servings 348 calories per serving
This lasagne tastes indulgent, but at less than 400 calories a serving, you can afford to treat yourself to a slice or two of garlic bread on the side
4 servings 394 calories per serving
This recipe is high fibre and low in fat so why not try something a little different with this vegetarian pasta bake? Great for sharing with family and friends.
4 servings 379 calories per serving
Roasted mediterranean vegetables are so simple to prepare yet bursting with flavour. Toss them into some freshly cooked pasta for a quick, easy and delicious dinner.
1 serving 464 calories per serving
This low calorie Macaroni cheese is an indulgent way to end the day and not blow your calories. Great served with a side salad to balance it out.
4 servings 469 calories per serving
A simple, creamy pasta dish that hits the spot every time. Super quick and easy to make, this dish can be made up in only 20 minutes.
1 serving 377 calories per serving
If you love lasagne, you’ll love this twist on the classic family dish! Using haddock instead of the traditional minced beef makes this dish less than 250 calories.
5 servings 236 calories per serving
This quick and easy pasta dish is sure to please everyone at not even 450 calories per serving, you can enjoy a classic and watch your calories.
2 servings 441 calories per serving
This low calorie mushroom penne uses a Philadelphia light and white wine combo to give you a delicious creamy sauce... without the calories! Meat-free, this vegetarian dish is hearty enough to satisfy your comfort food cravings!
1 serving 388 calories per serving
Whole wheat pasta is a great option for high fibre meals as it is quick to prepare and tastes just as good as normal pasta. With all the other ingredients this is a simple, well balanced meal.
1 serving 439 calories per serving
You don’t need to go to the supermarket to get great meatballs. This is a low calorie dish that will satisfy any cravings you have for Italian food.
3 servings 490 calories per serving
A low fat twist on a classic Italian dish means you don’t have to avoid your favourite meals when watching your calories. Great served with a simple green salad.
4 servings 484 calories per serving
Using reduced fat mozzarella and cheddar, this pasta bake is both low calorie and low fat. You can use up any leftover roast chicken, add a few storecupboard ingredients, and have it cooking in the oven in under 15 minutes... leaving you 20 minutes free to chill whilst it works its magic! Just the perfect recipe for a midweek meal.
4 servings 457 calories per serving
Try something different with this low calorie pasta dish. Full of wintery flavours and a smooth creamy sauce, this is a great meal to share with family and friends.
3 servings 328 calories per serving
1 serving 448 calories per serving
2 servings 88 calories per serving
This is just small selection of the low calorie pasta recipes on offer inside wlr. Take a free trial to search our recipe database - where you can filter by calories, ingredient, time required - to find your perfect pasta recipe.
You can also use the tools inside wlr to count the calories in your own homemade pasta recipe. Simply search our foods database to find your ingredients, specify the number of servings and the wlr programme will do all the maths.
More Low Calorie Pasta Recipes
You can take your choice from hundreds more pasta recipes in WLR, plus you can use the tools to easily calculate the calories in your own perfect pasta, give it a try!