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7 healthy pasta recipes you have to try

Who doesn't love a big bowl of noodles? Make these healthy pasta recipes—some with hidden veggies!—part of your weeknight rotation.

By Chatelaine

7 healthy pasta recipes you have to try

Photo: Erik Putz

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Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

Cauliflower is the great chameleon in this dish. It helps to thicken up the alfredo sauce, making it rich without a lot of cream. Get the recipe: Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

plate of creamy alfredo pastaPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Greek Salad Pasta

This lightly dressed dish gets loads of flavour from feta, olives and raw vegetables. Get the recipe: Greek Salad Pasta

plate of Greek pasta saladPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Penne with Sautéed Sausage & Kale

Short pastas are great at retaining sauces with “bits” in them. If your kids dig a smoother, less chunky meal, use a long noodle (like fettucine) and make sure the adults get all the goodies that fall to the bottom of the pot. Get the recipe: Penne with Sautéed Sausage & Kale

7 healthy pasta recipes you have to tryPhoto: Jodi Pudge

SPONSORED: Strawberry & Spinach Balsamic Pasta Salad

Get the recipe: Strawberry & Spinach Balsamic Pasta Salad

7 healthy pasta recipes you have to tryPhoto courtesy of Barilla

Spaghetti and Meatballs with a Secret

The chef’s secret: Grated veggies fortify the meatballs in this classic dish with a twist. Get the recipe: Spaghetti and Meatballs with a Secret

7 healthy pasta recipes you have to tryPhoto: Erik Putz

Primavera Pasta Salad

This one is delicious served warm out of the pot and makes perfect leftovers for lunch. Get the recipe: Primavera Pasta Salad

7 healthy pasta recipes you have to tryPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Capellini with Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach

This bright and tasty dish comes together in just 20 minutes. Get the recipe: Capellini with Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach

easy pasta with fresh tomatoes and spinachPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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This article was originally published on Oct 19, 2018
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