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Main Dish Pastas

Main Dish Pastas

Pasta is my weakness. This cookbook shows how to enjoy pasta without sacrificing your figure.

(48 Recipes) Created by DGARROD

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.1/5
(102 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: You can use any number of veggies with this recipe. I mixed fresh and frozen spinach, added broccoli and french beans, and fresh cucumber at the end. I left the cheese out and it was still great. Seasoning this dish will be important for taste.

Submitted by GINGERKISS

Carbs: 44.1g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 7.7g | Protein: 14.4g | Calories: 318.9
Chicken Pesto Pasta Surprise
(no ratings)

A tasty chicken/pesto/tomato/pasta/spinach concoction that my boyfriend refuses to eat because he insists on only eating meals that come from actual recipes. His loss!

Submitted by SMASHERETTE

Carbs: 42.8g | Fat: 16.2g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 19.1g | Calories: 396.3
Very Good 4.1/5
(78 ratings)

A healthy dose of vitamin C comes with this dish.

Carbs: 51.8g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 5.5g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 280.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)

This is something my mother cooked in the 1960s and 70s. It's a variation on hamburger hotdish, and an easy stove-top recipe. Embellish at will with sour cream, chiles, spices.

Submitted by MICKBETH

Carbs: 20.2g | Fat: 15.9g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 13.1g | Calories: 274.9
Skillet Lasagna
Very Good 4.3/5
(2167 ratings)

A much quicker version of the Italian classic; less time, but no less taste.

Submitted by VEGGIEKITTY

Carbs: 34.5g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 342.3
Turkey & Spinach Meatballs
(no ratings)

These turkey & spinach meatballs are great on their own, on pasta or as a meatball sub!

Submitted by ROXXAN23

Carbs: 10.5g | Fat: 12.9g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 29.1g | Calories: 264.4
German Spaetzel
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Home Made Noodles

Submitted by STEPHYBROWN

Carbs: 46.7g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 7.3g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 284
Very Good 4.4/5
(78 ratings)

Sweet vegetables compliment the cheese filled pasta and tangy garlic in this recipe.

Carbs: 34.8g | Fat: 16.4g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 12.2g | Calories: 335.3
Very Good 4.0/5
(11 ratings)

Yummy! Add other vegetables if you like (not included in the nutritional info) to make this a more hearty meal

Submitted by DWAN1969

Carbs: 38.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 27.1g | Calories: 304.4
 Mushroom, onion, and garlic bowties
(no ratings)

My adaptation of a Taste of Home recipe

Submitted by EMILYD1037

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 20.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 244.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)


Carbs: 23g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 19g | Calories: 229.2
Very Good 4.3/5
(58 ratings)

A delicious dish to use leftover cooked chicken breast--makes the prep time even shorter.

Submitted by {AMYAMY}

Carbs: 49.6g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 25.4g | Calories: 389
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)

Submitted by REDHOTT1

Carbs: 33.2g | Fat: 22.8g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 27.1g | Calories: 456.1
(no ratings)

cheesy pasta dish

Submitted by GADISME

Carbs: 17.4g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 128.5
Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
(no ratings)

Submitted by METSMES

Carbs: 37.7g | Fat: 24.8g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 24.5g | Calories: 468.3
Very Good 4.0/5
(99 ratings)

If you've never tried whole wheat pasta, this is the dish that will make you switch to it!

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 12.8g | Calories: 178
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)

A filling and delicious tortellini pasta in a light alfredo sauce


Carbs: 15.7g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 154.4
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

High in Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Calcium...

Submitted by KEBUZZI

Carbs: 41.6g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 6.6g | Protein: 17.8g | Calories: 239.6
Very Good 4.4/5
(82 ratings)

This is one of our family favorites! Although it's pretty low in calories and fat (for fettuccine alfredo), it has plenty of flavor. This looks really good, too, so we make it sometimes when company comes. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Submitted by MOPSMOM3

Carbs: 16.3g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 16.5g | Calories: 206.3
Very Good 4.7/5
(9 ratings)

A slightly lighter version of Giada's recipe, with the oil and butter reduced, and the classic Bechamel sauce made with nonfat milk.

Submitted by CALEKU

Carbs: 19.6g | Fat: 26.1g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 25.3g | Calories: 416.5
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