Food & Nutrition

20 Rich-Tasting Pasta Recipes that Prove You Can Lose Weight Without Cutting Carbs

These old favorites and fresh flavors will help you keep pasta on the menu. Your scale won't know the difference!

Do you have to cut carbs out of your diet to lose weight? The answer is a resounding no. For proof, look no further than the pasta dishes below: Whether you feel like something spicy, creamy, or classic, there's a recipe that will hit the spot without using up a day's worth of Smartpoints®—really! 

And because a dish has to either taste heavenly or involve easy prep to make it into your regular meal rotation, this list only includes recipes that tick both boxes. They're total palate-pleasers! 

You can get creative with any of the dishes below. Try swapping in yellow lentil, chickpea, or other interesting varieties of pasta for the standard white flour variety. You can also replace all, or some of the noodles, with ZeroPoint® spiralized veggies. Just don't be surprised when you receive repeat orders.