You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to create healthy meals that you actually want to eat. These 6 healthy, super delicious pasta meals prove it.
Protein packed bean pasta meals
This pasta has 24 grams of protein per serve. Yes, it does! Incredible right? And it is also gluten-free! This is more of a pasta salad, so great for warmer evenings or easy take to work or uni lunches. Get the recipe here.
Sorghum spaghetti with pesto and edamame
Keeping it light, this pasta dish requires very little effort and is great in those dire moments when your pantry is looking a bit sad. Frozen peas to the rescue! It’s fresh, light and fast. Get the recipe here.
Sorghum fuailli mac & cheese
A classic, made without the milk or the cheese. This creamy, ‘cheesy’ sauce is made from some unlikely ingredients; potato and carrots. And it’s pretty damn good. It’s also a super affordable and healthy dinner option that even kids will love. Win, win. Get the recipe here.
Red lentil spaghetti
A brilliantly simple meal combining veggies, pasta and a killer sauce, that comes together in just 30 minutes! It’s great for whenever you’re craving some carbs, but don’t have a ton of time, and don’t want really want carbs… We used red lentil spaghetti that holds like pasta, but has half the carbohydrates. Get the recipe here.
Chickpea fusilli with tomato pesto
This pasta is made from chickpeas and water. It’s got about 12 grams of protein per serve, and it takes only 6 minutes to cook! Keep any leftovers in the fridge, they’ll last for up to three days, so it’s dinner and tomorrows lunch. Get the recipe.
Super grain spaghetti with chunky tomato sauce
As far as pasta sauces go, this is a must make. You’ll need passata, fresh tomatoes (or canned), and sundried tomatoes - all the tomatoes. It’s absolutely delicious! There’s also some greenery and TVP in here, to bulk up the dish a little.This is a classic, so simple it would seem wrong to buy sauce in a jar again. Get the recipe here. Get the recipe here.