26 alternative pasta recipes to satisfy your craving

Because sometimes you want a plate of ‘noodles’ without all of the refined carbs.

Is there any dish more satisfying and comforting than a warm bowl of your favorite pasta sprinkled with cheese? In case you're trying to cut back on refined carbs, try subbing your traditional go-to noodles with an alternative that's sure to satisfy the urge without sacrifice. Whether you want to increase your fibre intake or boost the whole-grain content of your noodle recipes, here are some delicious options from A (arugula-mushroom gnocchi) to Z (zoodles).

Here are more than two dozen recipes that'll satisfy your pasta craving while giving you some added nutritional benefits to boot.

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Leslie Fink, MS, RD, has worked on the WW editorial team for more than 20 years. She plays a key role in food, recipe, and program content, as well as product partnerships and experiences.