With summer in full swing, I’ve been trying to lighten up mealtime. Unfortunately, sometimes I just want the warm, comfort foods I crave- but without all the starches and extra calories. These delicious paleo pastas are gluten free, low carb, and help lower your caloric intake by adding vegetables instead of pasta for a delicious, actually healthy swap!
Whether spiralized, made into long flat sheets, or even just a rough sauce, pastas made out of vegetables is SO in right now. They are delicious, healthy, and can be made incredibly hearty- and work wonderfully for those following strict gluten free or paleo diets, or just want to swap out processed carbs for fresh whole foods more often. These 9 Great Paleo Pastas will fill your pasta cravings without packing on the extra calories.
This guide for how to spiralize zucchini is an awesome way to start:
Zucchini Noodle Carbonara is just as decadent and luxurious as it’s carby cousin- and takes just a few minutes to make.
This sweet potato pasta is colorful, full of texture, and a great swap for traditional pasta!
Carrot fettucine is a bright, sweet and interesting twist to standard noodles.
This Pork Sugo with Paleo Tagliatelli looks incredibly rich and comforting!
This zucchini pine nut and cranberry paleo pasta is rich and filling, without weighing you down.
This paleo pasta alla bolognese looks the most like pasta I’ve seen- but you won’t believe what they use for noodles!
This paleo lasagna is visually stunning- and PACKED with veggies that your kids won’t even know about!
And my super simple paleo spaghetti and meatballs are a delicious, can’t fail hit!