Quick and Easy Healthy Pasta Recipes

Quick and Easy Healthy Pasta Recipes

A healthy pasta doesn't have to mean giving up on flavor. With Isopasta, a high-protein, low-carb blend specifically crafted with your fitness goals in mind, you can easily make any pasta recipes tasty and healthy. Whether it's dinner for one or shared with family and friends, these recipes are perfect for anyone who is either short on time or looking to lose weight.

Healthy Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less Than an Hour


1. Spicy Shrimp Pasta

Healthy pasta recipes with shrimp sound a little fancy, but this one is actually quite simple to make. With a few basic ingredients, you can impress your family and friends with this spicy shrimp pasta that is sure to deliver seafood goodness.


  • Olive oil, 1 tbsp.
  • Shallots, 2 pcs., diced
  • Ginger, peeled & grated
  • Garlic, 2 cloves, crushed
  • Chili flakes, to taste
  • Tomatoes, 400 g., chopped
  • Isopasta, 150 g.
  • Parsley, chopped for garnish
  • Shrimps, 150 g., peeled


Heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Add the diced shallots and fry for two minutes. Toss in peeled and grated ginger, crushed garlic, and chili flakes, and fry for another two minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and simmer for 20 minutes until mixture is saucy. Cook the Isopasta in a separate pot until it is firm to the bite.

Meanwhile, add the parsley and shrimp into the tomato mix. Season well until the shrimps are orange. Finally, mix in the cooked Isopasta and garnish with parsley. Serves two.

2. Marmite Carbonara

Marmite may not be for everyone, but this yeast extract sure gives a twist to your classic carbonara. With a generous serving of parsley, you might just change your mind about it.


  • Egg yolks, 2 pcs.
  • Marmite, 2 tsp.
  • Parmesan, 30 g., grated
  • Isopasta, 175 g.
  • Garlic, 1 clove, crushed
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Parsley


Mix together egg yolks, Marmite, and grated Parmesan in a huge bowl. Then, heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Toss in the garlic and fry until golden. Fish it out and dispose of.

In a separate pot, cook Isopasta until it is firm to the bite. Drain and reserve a cup of pasta water. Take the pot off the heat and add the Marmite mixture. Add pasta water until you get your preferred consistency. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan and parsley and serve.

3. One-Pot Puttanesca

It is quick and easy to prepare this rich and creamy one-pot Puttanesca. Remember to use nonpareil capers to maximize both flavor and texture.


  • Anchovies, 2 pcs., chopped
  • Chili flakes
  • Capers, 1 tbsp., nonpareil
  • Black olives, 8 pcs., stoned & sliced
  • Vine-ripened tomatoes, 2 pcs., diced
  • Sun-dried tomatoes, 4 pcs. sliced
  • Isopasta, 100 g.
  • Olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon
  • Garlic, crushed
  • Basil, for garnish
  • Vegetable/chicken stock, 200 to 400 ml.


Mix all ingredients except the stock in a pan. You can add salt and pepper to taste. Add stock until the Isopasta is covered and simmer for eight to 12 minutes.

Wait until the pasta is firm to the bite and the sauce has your preferred consistency. Finally, sprinkle with basil. Serves one.

4. One-Pot Tomato and Basil Pasta

Don't have enough time or ingredients in your pantry? No worries. This one-pot pasta requires only about an hour or less of your time and a single pot. Plus, you might already have all the ingredients in your kitchen.


  • Isopasta, 350 g.
  • Cherry tomatoes, 250 g., halved
  • Garlic, 2 cloves, thinly-sliced
  • Onion, thinly-sliced
  • Olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon
  • Chili flakes
  • Basil


Toss all ingredients into a large pan. Add salt and pepper to taste, as well as a little less than one liter of water. Cook the mixture over medium heat until you get the consistency you prefer. Serves four.

5. Pasta with Chorizo, Olive Oil, and Parsley

Although high in fat, chorizo is rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals. Whip this up very quickly and surprise both family and friends.


  • Isopasta, 150 g.
  • Olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon
  • Chorizo, 1 pack, sliced
  • Red chili, finely chopped
  • Garlic, crushed
  • Parsley, for garnish


Cook the Isopasta until it is firm to the bite. Meanwhile, cook the chorizo in olive oil over medium heat. Toss in chili and garlic and cook for a minute.

Drain the pasta and reserve some pasta water. Tip into the chorizo mix and toss in parsley and other seasonings. Serves two.

6. Pasta with Tuna, Lemon, and Dill

Tuna pasta is a kitchen staple for two things: it is low in calories and very easy to make. In fact, it only takes very little prep time and you may already have some ingredients in your pantry.


  • Isopasta, 150 g.
  • Tuna, 200 g., drained & flaked
  • Red onion, 1/2 pc., finely-sliced
  • 1 Lemon
  • Olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon
  • Dill, chopped


Cook Isopasta over medium heat until it is firm to the bite. Meanwhile, mix the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl and season.

Drain the pasta and toss in the mix. Serves two.


Wondering how you can properly pair a low-carb pasta with carbs to maintain a healthy diet? Dr. Liz Lane from Isolator Fitness Inc. shares how:

Isopasta is a low-carb, high-protein pasta you can substitute for your regular pasta to instantly make any pasta dish healthy. It comes in various styles including fusilli, penne, and combo. It contains only about 7g of net carbs and 30g of protein per serving. Using any of the above recipes, you're sure to have a healthy and tasty meal for yourself. That, or you can share it with your family and friends.

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