6 Best Pasta Combinations for Weight Loss

Cauliflower Pasta + Pesto 

"Cauliflower pasta is actually very delicious and this veggie is versatile to make and use as carb-replacements, such as with gnocchi and pizza crust," says Hultin. 

Cauliflower Pasta + Pesto 

"Cauliflower pasta is actually very delicious and this veggie is versatile to make and use as carb-replacements, such as with gnocchi and pizza crust," says Hultin. 

Black Bean Pasta + Grilled Chicken 

"Black bean pasta is higher in both protein and fiber than traditional pasta and adding grilled chicken or strips of grilled tempeh

for a plant-based option instead, increases protein further," says Hultin.

Chickpea Pasta + Salmon

Chickpea pasta is a high-protein pasta substitute that resembles conventional pasta in texture. It's an excellent method to start your weight-loss journey with a small change.

Edamame Pasta + Sliced Black Olives

for a heart-healthy fat and add some sautéed spinach for extra fiber and to mix up the texture in the dish," she says. 

Whole Wheat Pasta + Asparagus

Whole wheat pasta adds a chewy texture, a good dose of essential vitamins and minerals, such as B vitamins,

Zoodles + Tofu 

Keep your zoodles (zucchini noodles) super simple by steaming them lightly, so they don't get too soft and mushy, and then topping them with a dressing that has healthy fat

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