Figure Friendly Recipes Part 4: No Guilt Pasta Dishes

Pasta doesn’t have to be heavy-try using whole wheat instead of regular semolina pasta to boost your fiber, and cook with olive oil instead of butter.  Here are some Rachael Ray pasta dishes that you can feel good about eating.

Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

Simple and elegant, this pasta dish is full of classic Italian flavors-garlic, tomatoes and basil leaves.  It’s a fun one to make with the kids too!

Drunken Pasta with Beets and Swiss Chard

This delicious recipe will ensure you’ll eat your greens…and your purple and reds too!

Wild About Mushrooms Sauce with Whle Wheat Pasta, Arugula and Toasted Hazelnuts

The whole wheat pasta in this dish pairs really well with the arugula and toasted hazelnuts to give you one healthy and hearty dish, packed with fiber.

Shrimp with Baby Penne and Baby Arugula

Here’s a colorful and delicious meal for the shrimp lover-it makes a great lunch dish too!

Citrus Spaghetti with Shredded Radicchio

Talk about a refreshing and unique way to eat pasta!

Chicken Piccata Pasta Toss

This recipe takes a classic slow cooked dish, Chicken Piccata, and turns it into a fast and easy meal!

Ginger Noodles

Serve these tasty noodles with Chicken Satay and a cucumber salad for a complete meal.

Asparagus Pasta Salad

There’s no mayo in this pasta salad, which tastes even better the next day! It’s full of veggies too-not just asparagus but peas and peppers to give you a really healthy meal.

Three Vegetable Penne with Tarragon-Basil Pesto

Full of veggies, this dish is big enough to be your whole meal, or you can serve it with grilled chicken breasts.

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