15 Easy Weeknight Healthy Pasta Recipes


Love pasta but want to keep your healthy eating on track? You can have it all with these easy weeknight healthy pasta recipes!

Healthy avocado pasta in a white bowl.

Oh, pasta. How we love you. You bring us all the comforting, warm, carbilicous feels and we absolutely adore you for that.

Thank goodness for healthy pasta though, right? We’ve all had days where we’re just “over” healthy eating and need some comfort food in our lives. Today, we’re sharing the best delicious healthy pasta recipes that are here to save the day!

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Easy Weeknight Healthy Pasta Recipes


The 15 BEST Easy Weeknight Healthy Pasta Recipes

1. Mushroom & Spinach Pasta Bake

Delicious Mushroom & Spinach Pasta Bake! Healthy comfort food is the best :)

The ULTIMATE healthy pasta recipe! Throw the ingredients together in a baking sheet, bake for about 20 minutes, and done. So yummy!

This recipe uses whole wheat penne pasta, but feel free to try out our favorite low-carb pasta (made out of chickpeas) as well!

2. The BEST Easy Healthy Lasagna Recipe

The BEST Easy Healthy Lasagna Recipe: creamy, cheesy, delicious!

Comfort food meets healthy ingredients at it’s finest! Tastes just like regular lasagna, but lightened-up. This recipe is one of our favorites!

3. 10-Minute Avocado Pasta Sauce

This avocado pasta sauce is SO easy to make! Simply throw all of the ingredients in a blender and DONE. Pour the sauce over brown rice fettuccine noodles and it’s ready to go!

4. Easy Vegetarian Baked Ziti Recipe

Another easy 30-minute healthy dinner at your service! We love that this ziti recipe is vegetarian and loaded with veggies.

5. Healthy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Casserole

Healthy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Casserole! Dairy-free and gluten-free!

This pasta casserole is perfect for prepping ahead of time. It’s also dairy-free and gluten-free, thanks to these rotini noodles made out of chickpeas!

6. Lightened-Up Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Lightened-Up Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese!

Who doesn’t love mac & cheese? This version has all the gooey, cheesiness of regular mac & cheese, but is lightened up and loaded with the benefits of butternut squash. Win win!

7. Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole (Freezer Meal)! Gluten free and easy to make!

While it’s not technically pasta, spaghetti squash is a great substitute for pasta and noodles! This casserole is creamy, delicious, and comforting. Not to mention SUPER easy to make!

Pro-tip: Be sure to use organic chicken from Butcher Box in order to get the highest quality meat at the lowest price! We love using Butcher Box for all of our meats and they deliver them right to your doorstep. Interested in trying it out? Get $20 off with this exclusive Jar Of Lemons discount!

8. Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad

Quick & Easy Healthy Fall Dinners! This Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad is the best!

Too hot outside for warm pasta? Or just ready to change things up? This sweet potato pasta salad is literally made from sweet potato and it’s SO so good.

9. Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta! Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, under 30 minutes, and SO good!

Tis’ the season for all the pumpkin things! Including pasta. Yup, you heard right! This pasta sauce is so easy to make and perfect for pouring over whole wheat fettuccine. 

10. Barbecue Ranch Pasta Salad

Barbecue Ranch Pasta Salad in a white bowl

Want pasta for lunch? Make this easy pasta salad in advance and have it as a side dish throughout the week!

11. One-Pot Basil Chicken Baked Ziti

One-Pot Basil Chicken Baked Ziti! Easy, quick, healthy, and perfect for a comfort food weeknight dinner!

One-pot meals are lifesaving. This chicken baked ziti is so easy to make and perfect for dinner tonight!

12. Vegetarian Zucchini Spaghetti w/ Red Sauce & Mushrooms

Vegetarian Zucchini Spaghetti w/ Red Sauce & Mushrooms! YUM! {gluten free}

Nothing like a good ‘ol bowl of spaghetti for dinner! This one’s loaded with good things, though. Use this spiralizer to quickly make zucchini pasta (or buy it pre-made) and you’re good to go!

13. Garlic Chickpea Spaghetti Squash

Garlic Chickpea Spaghetti Squash - Jar Of Lemons! Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free.

Spaghetti squash turned into traditional spaghetti. This classic recipe is an everyday go-to!

14. Paleo Chicken Mushroom Casserole

Paleo chicken mushroom casserole skillet with wooden spoon top shot

Healthy doesn’t have to be boring. This chicken mushroom casserole is a favorite and is perfect if you’re wanting a high protein, low carb meal!

15. One-Pot Shrimp Scampi w/ Zucchini Noodles

One-Pot Shrimp Scampi w/ Zucchini Noodles! This healthy recipe only takes 30 minutes to make and is DELISH! {Gluten-Free}

Light, comforting, delicious. You and your family will LOVE this easy one-pot shrimp scampi recipe!