Pasta main dish recipes with low calorie and carbohydrates

Who says diet food must taste boring? These tasty main dish recipes will not only make your taste buds smile but are also low in calories.

As an added feature each main dish recipe preview provides you with the calories, carbohydrates, proteins and major vitamins per suggested serving. Choose the one that sounds the most exciting for tonight's dinner and enjoy.
Low calorie Dinner and Main Dish recipes for getting slim again covering:
BAKED    BEEF    BURGERS    CASSEROLE    CHICKEN    EGGS    FISH    FRIED    GAME MEAT    GRILLED    LAMB    MEXICAN    PASTA    PIE    PIZZA    PORK    QUICHE    ROAST    SALAD    SHELL FISH    SLOW COOKER    STIR FRY    TURKEY     
Main Dish....Pasta
Butternut Squash & Spinach Lasagne
Creamy vegetarian lasagne.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 435 | Carb: 39.99g | Prot: 23.61g | Fat: 21.08g
Chicken, Vegetable and Tortellini Soup
Easy, fast and healthy. This one fills you up.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 434 | Carb: 59.35g | Prot: 24.09g | Fat: 10.45g
Pastitsio
A healthy take on a classic Greek casserole
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 302 | Carb: 36.11g | Prot: 25.26g | Fat: 7.02g
Salmon Alfredo Salad
A low GI salmon pasta salad.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 473 | Carb: 51.07g | Prot: 21.88g | Fat: 20.52g
Saucy Penne & Three Cheese Bake
You can make this recipe many different ways. Change the pasta, the sauce and the cheeses to your own tastes.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 339 | Carb: 34.62g | Prot: 23.08g | Fat: 14.36g
Shirataki Noodles with Bean Sprouts & Red Curry
An easy but yummy shirataki noodle dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 43 | Carb: 9.04g | Prot: 2.79g | Fat: 0.51g
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
A family favorite using ground turkey and whole wheat spaghetti.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 341 | Carb: 37.36g | Prot: 22.53g | Fat: 14.47g
Tuna & Lemon Spaghetti
Really fast recipe for a light pasta with tuna with a lemon scent.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 220 | Carb: 26.19g | Prot: 21.65g | Fat: 2.72g
Vegetarian Pasta with Tofu
Very simple and quick to prepare and very tasty.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 407 | Carb: 64.93g | Prot: 18.99g | Fat: 9.23g
Vegetarian Quorn Pasta
Tasty and filling vegetarian pasta dish with vegetarian ground "beef" mince.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 414 | Carb: 50.66g | Prot: 30.91g | Fat: 12.19g
Vegetarian Spaghetti
Spaghetti pasta in tomato sauces with plenty of healthy veggies.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 325 | Carb: 42.78g | Prot: 11.92g | Fat: 12.78g
American Chop Suey with Tortellini
Tortellini pasta with ground beef, peppers, mushrooms, onions, garlic and pasta sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 366 | Carb: 33.54g | Prot: 24.22g | Fat: 15.33g
Main Dish....Pasta
Cauliflower Lasagna
A low carb, no pasta lasagna.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 182 | Carb: 4.67g | Prot: 14.30g | Fat: 11.85g
Cayenne Peanut Butter Pasta with Sundried Tomato and Broccoli
A spicy pasta dish that can be served either hot or cold. The combined flavor of peanut, garlic and hot pepper is unusual and satisfying.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 476 | Carb: 67.26g | Prot: 19.55g | Fat: 16.25g
Cheeseburger Macaroni
Spicy light comfort food.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 216 | Carb: 24.30g | Prot: 16.76g | Fat: 6.56g
Chicken and Broccoli Pasta
An easy, healthy pasta dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 343 | Carb: 40.83g | Prot: 24.44g | Fat: 8.77g
Chicken and Spinach Noodles
Garlic and spinach chicken with elbow macaroni pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 285 | Carb: 20.69g | Prot: 28.27g | Fat: 10.39g
Chicken Artichoke Pasta
A pleasantly surprising artichoke pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 195 | Carb: 25.14g | Prot: 16.60g | Fat: 4.52g
Chicken Pasta Stir Fry
Quick and easy, yet very tasty.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 454 | Carb: 48.12g | Prot: 37.30g | Fat: 13.14g
Chicken Rice Pasta and Vegetables
This cheaters chicken a la king is an easy meal that my whole family loves.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 401 | Carb: 42.53g | Prot: 41.08g | Fat: 6.17g
Chili Macaroni
Spicy beef chili with macaroni makes the perfect meal in a bowl.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 351 | Carb: 53.12g | Prot: 30.28g | Fat: 4.55g
Creamy Vegetable Pasta
Whole wheat spaghetti with mushrooms, red peppers and zucchini in a creamy parmesan sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 324 | Carb: 45.83g | Prot: 15.20g | Fat: 10.76g
Eggplant Lasagna
If you love eggplant and lasagna, you'll love this no pasta, no fry casserole.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 219 | Carb: 21.11g | Prot: 14.52g | Fat: 8.80g
Eggplant Lasagna II
Easy and extremely tasty eggplant lasagna with lean beef and ricotta cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 422 | Carb: 30.69g | Prot: 39.17g | Fat: 16.13g
Main Dish....Pasta
Mexican Spaghetti
A delicious twist without regular noodles.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 252 | Carb: 16.89g | Prot: 17.51g | Fat: 13.65g
Mixed Vegetables Pasta
Hearty pasta with onions, cabbage, mushrooms and bell peppers.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 178 | Carb: 29.96g | Prot: 6.57g | Fat: 5.21g
Normandy Primavera
A low fat and low sodium version of pasta primavera.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 224 | Carb: 41.05g | Prot: 9.53g | Fat: 2.77g
Pasta Primavera Alfredo
Delicious pasta dish with broccoli and carrots.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 410 | Carb: 53.05g | Prot: 16.47g | Fat: 14.73g
Pasta with Peas and Lima Beans
Whole wheat pasta with lima beans, peas, canned Japanese mushrooms, garlic and parmesan.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 253 | Carb: 50.63g | Prot: 12.58g | Fat: 2.71g
Pasta with Ricotta, Broccoli and Tomatoes
This simple and inexpensive whole wheat pasta meal is creamy without feeling heavy like an Alfredo sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 373 | Carb: 63.40g | Prot: 19.37g | Fat: 8.77g
Penne Pasta with Beans and Greens
A great way to get lots of veggies and protein in one bowl.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 617 | Carb: 106.99g | Prot: 36.31g | Fat: 7.25g
Sausage and Artichoke Pasta
A creamy pasta dish using sausages and artichokes.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 316 | Carb: 40.26g | Prot: 15.45g | Fat: 11.81g
Seafood Pasta
Versatile seafood dish that can be made spicy if you like.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 313 | Carb: 40.57g | Prot: 20.58g | Fat: 7.08g
Shrimp Linguine
Quick, easy and delicious pasta meal.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 369 | Carb: 37.28g | Prot: 30.28g | Fat: 9.51g
Shrimp Pepper Pasta
A real easy, quick and tasty recipe.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 487 | Carb: 91.32g | Prot: 23.32g | Fat: 2.67g
Shrimp Primavera
Deliciously rich pasta recipe loaded with shrimp, fresh veggies and cheese, no guilt here folks.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 327 | Carb: 41.49g | Prot: 23.42g | Fat: 8.33g
Main Dish....Pasta
Shrimp Scampi Angel Hair Pasta with Asparagus
Shrimp scampi made without the butter in a delicious pasta with asparagus.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 307 | Carb: 34.65g | Prot: 29.30g | Fat: 4.97g
Skillet Ziti and Vegetables
A great pasta and veggie dish that's very easy.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 357 | Carb: 58.93g | Prot: 16.38g | Fat: 8.06g
Spaghetti Squash with Cheese and Vegetables
Using spaghetti squash this is a veggie rich, cheesy casserole, almost like a lasagna and is a lower calorie alternative.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 124 | Carb: 11.28g | Prot: 8.73g | Fat: 5.61g
Spinach and Chicken Manicotti
A wonderful combination of pasta, ricotta and marble cheese, tender chicken breast and leafy spinach covered with a perfect tomato sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 117 | Carb: 13.38g | Prot: 7.37g | Fat: 4.08g
Spinach Gnocchi
Magnificent authentic pasta dish that's full of goodness and taste.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 252 | Carb: 27.47g | Prot: 16.98g | Fat: 9.95g
Spinach Lasagna
Sure you can buy the prepared stuff, but this easy lasagna is even better and tastier.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 217 | Carb: 16.66g | Prot: 14.87g | Fat: 10.15g
Turkey Lasagna
Using low-fat mozzarella and ricotta cheese, this tastes wonderful.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 282 | Carb: 26.15g | Prot: 24.66g | Fat: 9.12g
Turkey Sausage & Arugula Pasta
Certainly no ordinary pasta. The cheese is the key to the balance of flavors.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 352 | Carb: 41.71g | Prot: 22.11g | Fat: 10.81g
Whole Wheat Pasta with Tofu and Spinach
Very filling pasta dish with very little preparation required.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 237 | Carb: 35.92g | Prot: 16.32g | Fat: 5.85g
Zucchini Noodles
A great pasta substitute.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 80 | Carb: 4.32g | Prot: 1.36g | Fat: 6.98g
Zucchini Spaghetti and Meatballs
Surprisingly juicy meatballs with zucchini noodles make the family favorite reappear.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 424 | Carb: 10.88g | Prot: 39.70g | Fat: 24.65g
Angel Hair Chicken Pasta with Vegetables
A pasta dish for all to enjoy.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 471 | Carb: 54.91g | Prot: 52.24g | Fat: 4.89g
Bacon & Swiss Chard Pasta
Simple pasta meal with bacon and Swiss chard.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 502 | Carb: 59.78g | Prot: 17.40g | Fat: 26.22g
Main Dish....Pasta
Baked Pennine Pasta with Chicken
Baked pasta with chicken and tomato sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 180 | Carb: 14.78g | Prot: 16.28g | Fat: 6.68g
Basil Chicken Primavera with Alfredo Sauce
Basil chicken with assorted vegetables in a rich alfredo sauce covering whole wheat pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 339 | Carb: 45.66g | Prot: 19.69g | Fat: 9.95g
Butternut Squash and Whole Wheat Pasta
A super easy delicious and high in fiber vegan pasta meal.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 366 | Carb: 62.87g | Prot: 12.59g | Fat: 8.11g
Cheesy Chicken Tomato Pasta
Whole grain pasta with chicken, tomato sauce and cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 283 | Carb: 47.57g | Prot: 21.91g | Fat: 1.87g
Chicken & Pasta in Wine Sauce
Chicken and pasta in a tasty tomato and onion based wine sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 429 | Carb: 60.76g | Prot: 34.63g | Fat: 4.14g
Chicken Alfredo and Green Beans
Pasta-like in texture, without the pasta carbs that's fast & easy.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 541 | Carb: 10.65g | Prot: 35.70g | Fat: 40.18g
Chicken Pasta with Cream sauce
This is so yummy. I have adapted my favorite to be more WW friendly.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 485 | Carb: 68.22g | Prot: 48.15g | Fat: 6.80g
Creamy Curry Pasta Primavera
Happy April Fool's Day - nobody will ever believe the creaminess is from low fat yogurt and not cream.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 190 | Carb: 37.60g | Prot: 9.97g | Fat: 1.79g
Creamy Lemon Chicken with Pasta
This is a really light and tasty dish, incredibly quick to make and a joy to eat.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 531 | Carb: 27.88g | Prot: 66.81g | Fat: 17.10g
Elbows with Fresh Tomato Sauce
A quick dinner recipe with pasta elbows and diced tomato sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 447 | Carb: 87.97g | Prot: 14.75g | Fat: 5.54g
Fall Garlic Spaghetti
Everyone can enjoy the taste of summer with this fresh, simple and delicious recipe.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 264 | Carb: 39.26g | Prot: 7.91g | Fat: 8.38g
Fettuccine with Light Alfredo Sauce
A lighter version of a favorite pasta dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 289 | Carb: 50.95g | Prot: 10.39g | Fat: 3.79g
Main Dish....Pasta
Grilled Chicken Breast with Tomato Pasta
A terrific meal using chicken breast, Italian seasoning, tomatoes and whole wheat pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 350 | Carb: 66.13g | Prot: 28.30g | Fat: 2.59g
Macaroni & Cheese II
A mighty delicious, low fat mac & cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 312 | Carb: 41.05g | Prot: 18.12g | Fat: 7.85g
Macaroni with Squash, Spinach & Ham
Great pasta dish that can be eaten however you like it, hot, warm or cold.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 494 | Carb: 65.16g | Prot: 29.89g | Fat: 10.74g
Noodleless Lasagna
Faux noodles make this terrific lasagna low carb.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 401 | Carb: 9.77g | Prot: 41.71g | Fat: 21.40g
Noodleless Zucchini Lasagna
Tastes just like regular lasagna but without the pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 288 | Carb: 17.84g | Prot: 21.29g | Fat: 14.92g
Pasta with Tuna and Fresh Herbs
Quick, easy and delicious pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 471 | Carb: 74.98g | Prot: 27.54g | Fat: 9.75g
Pasta with Winter Squash and Pine Nuts
Pasta in a soft squash sauce seasoned with pine nuts, sage and parmesan cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 389 | Carb: 53.81g | Prot: 15.88g | Fat: 12.60g
Penne Broccoli Chicken
Spicy and healthy pasta dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 375 | Carb: 57.35g | Prot: 19.47g | Fat: 11.12g
Rotini with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Delicious and simple creamy tomato sauce pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 319 | Carb: 67.16g | Prot: 11.72g | Fat: 3.67g
Sesame Noodles
Whole wheat pasta with toasted sesame seeds tossed in a delicious Asian sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 543 | Carb: 100.17g | Prot: 12.59g | Fat: 13.88g
Shrimp and Edamame Rotini
Rotini pasta with shrimp, tomatoes, edamame and a garlic parmesan sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 439 | Carb: 48.07g | Prot: 38.48g | Fat: 12.16g
Shrimp and Vegetable Pasta
A simple and easy nutritious pasta meal.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 367 | Carb: 49.74g | Prot: 21.50g | Fat: 11.21g
Main Dish....Pasta
Shrimp with Zucchini
This meal goes together quickly using pre-cooked shrimp, and is also yummy over pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 286 | Carb: 14.05g | Prot: 18.00g | Fat: 18.51g
Spaghetti Carbonara
Spaghetti with a parmesan cheese, egg, and bacon sauce.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 422 | Carb: 28.63g | Prot: 22.70g | Fat: 23.53g
Spinach and Feta Pasta with Shrimp
A filling but healthy pasta dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 419 | Carb: 49.86g | Prot: 23.23g | Fat: 11.64g
Spinach Fettuccine
Make your own green pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 188 | Carb: 32.59g | Prot: 8.42g | Fat: 3.25g
Spinach Penne Fresca
A low calorie easy dish that's both light and satisfying. A great option for lunch.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 267 | Carb: 45.60g | Prot: 12.01g | Fat: 4.62g
Spring Linguine with Basil
Simple, easy and delicious pasta recipe.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 438 | Carb: 61.65g | Prot: 17.86g | Fat: 13.05g
Three Cheese Chicken Florentine
Pasta and yummy cheese, both low fat and healthy.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 343 | Carb: 31.90g | Prot: 35.18g | Fat: 8.87g
Tuna Spaghetti Casserole
A light version of the original tuna casserole.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 355 | Carb: 48.23g | Prot: 23.10g | Fat: 6.80g
Turkey Sausage and Broccoli Pasta
A terrific way to get a serving of meat, carbs and vegetables all in one meal.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 381 | Carb: 60.00g | Prot: 23.75g | Fat: 10.00g
Vegetable Thai Chicken Lasagna
Seasoned with Thai spices this is different but very tasty.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 414 | Carb: 45.51g | Prot: 40.94g | Fat: 8.23g
Vegetarian Lasagne
Very easy quick recipe for this low-fat version of a family favorite.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 372 | Carb: 54.37g | Prot: 16.11g | Fat: 11.02g
Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognaise
A delicious, healthy homemade vegetarian masterpiece.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 219 | Carb: 25.97g | Prot: 12.36g | Fat: 7.09g
Main Dish....Pasta
Whole Wheat Pasta with Vegetables
A light pasta with very little fat with veggies that can be substituted for what is available.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 480 | Carb: 78.71g | Prot: 21.92g | Fat: 12.34g
Angel Shrimp Pasta with Creamy Garlic Sauce
A delicious but light dish that will fill you up without putting the pounds on.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 574 | Carb: 43.66g | Prot: 39.00g | Fat: 26.48g
Golden Mac & Cheese
Warm and gooey macaroni & cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 602 | Carb: 50.36g | Prot: 25.83g | Fat: 32.92g
Italian Creamy Pasta
Quick and easy vegetarian pasta dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 357 | Carb: 51.02g | Prot: 14.74g | Fat: 12.80g
Macaroni & Cheese
Comfort food never tasted this good and without the extra calories.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 291 | Carb: 35.87g | Prot: 14.16g | Fat: 9.78g
Mona Lisa Pasta
Turkey Italian sausage, fresh rosemary, fresh mushrooms and pesto make this a very flavorful dish.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 281 | Carb: 20.64g | Prot: 20.48g | Fat: 13.70g
Pasta Bolognese
A simple minced beef bolognese with fusilli pasta, topped with cheddar cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 493 | Carb: 75.60g | Prot: 33.74g | Fat: 8.56g
Pasta with Grilled Shrimp Sauce
A tasty sauce that can be used as an appetizer served with garlic bread or served over pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 267 | Carb: 37.61g | Prot: 18.82g | Fat: 5.63g
Roasted Vegetable Pasta
Quick and easy vegetarian pasta option.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 520 | Carb: 94.34g | Prot: 19.69g | Fat: 10.27g
Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meat Sauce
A surprisingly good meal that will make you forget you're dieting.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 611 | Carb: 59.58g | Prot: 47.35g | Fat: 23.44g
Spaghetti With Turkey Meat Sauce
A low fat healthy spaghetti alternative using turkey.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 406 | Carb: 63.67g | Prot: 25.38g | Fat: 7.53g
Stuffed Pasta with Tomato Sauce
A very simple rustic pasta with tomato sauce recipe.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 464 | Carb: 66.66g | Prot: 18.10g | Fat: 15.32g
Main Dish....Pasta
Stuffed Shells and Meat Sauce
A hearty meat sauce smothers savory stuffed shells.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 395 | Carb: 43.51g | Prot: 33.80g | Fat: 9.93g
Sweet Spaghetti with Mushrooms
A Filipino style spaghetti.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 568 | Carb: 65.41g | Prot: 32.95g | Fat: 21.43g
Three Cheese Lasagna
Easy cheesy lasagna pasta.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 388 | Carb: 32.53g | Prot: 23.49g | Fat: 18.79g
Vegetarian Lasagna
Tasty and colorful, even fussy eaters will enjoy this one.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 466 | Carb: 65.16g | Prot: 24.29g | Fat: 12.37g
Whole Wheat Penne with Spinach Herb Pesto
Whole grain penne pasta tossed with a bright and refreshing flavored sauce of fresh herbs, spinach, and goats cheese.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 421 | Carb: 60.22g | Prot: 15.78g | Fat: 15.84g
Skillet Ravioli Pizza
A quick and easy family meal full of deliciousness.
Per Serving Info: | Calories: 429 | Carb: 45.95g | Prot: 24.13g | Fat: 15.04g