Healthy Linguine Recipes

Find healthy, delicious linguine recipes including seafood, shrimp and clam sauce linguini. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Linguine with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Rating: 4 stars 9
This easy pasta recipe is an excuse to buy wild mushrooms, available at many grocery stores these days. Or if you prefer white buttons, those will work well too. The creamy linguine is ready in 40 minutes, so it's quick enough for an easy weeknight recipe but it feels fancy enough for entertaining.
By Carolyn Malcoun

One-Pot Chicken Alfredo

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
This creamy, simple chicken Alfredo recipe is incredibly comforting and cheesy from the combination of Parmesan and cream cheese. You'll taste a nice pop of pepper and nutty notes from the whole-wheat pasta, too. Plus, it's a one-pot meal, which means less cleaning for you and a dish that will quickly become your best chicken Alfredo recipe.
By Robin Bashinsky

Quick Shrimp Puttanesca

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
Because refrigerated fresh pasta cooks much faster than dried pasta, this Italian-inspired pasta dish will be on the table lickety-split! Puttanesca, traditionally made with tomatoes, olives, capers, anchovies and garlic, gets shrimp for extra protein and artichoke hearts to boost the vegetable servings (and the fiber!). If you can't find frozen artichoke hearts, sub in drained canned artichoke hearts.
Katie Webster
By Katie Webster

Shrimp Scampi

Rating: 5 stars 1
Shrimp scampi is a favorite dish at many Italian restaurants but our version takes just 20 minutes to prepare, so it's perfect for a weeknight dinner at home. Large shrimp are cooked with garlic and then served over linguine pasta with a buttery-wine sauce.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Slow-Cooker Chicken with Rosemary & Mushrooms over Linguine

Rating: 5 stars 1
The classic pairing of shallots and mushrooms gives this easy slow-cooker chicken recipe a timeless quality that's sure to please everyone at your table. Swirling the stock and flour together at the beginning is a pro tip for creating a thick sauce that moistens the final dish and helps all the ingredients come together.
By Cooking Light

Sesame-Garlic Beef & Broccoli with Whole-Wheat Noodles

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
A savory marinade with garlic, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil infuses flavor into sirloin steak pieces in this healthy beef and broccoli stir-fry recipe. Tip: Partially freeze the beef for easier slicing.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Lemony Linguine with Spring Vegetables

Rating: 3.5 stars 6
Instead of cooking pasta in a huge pot of water, here we use just 3 1/2 cups for this one-pot pasta recipe. When the pasta is al dente, most of the water has evaporated and the bit that's left is thickened with the starch that cooks off the pasta. With just a few add-ins like lemon and Parmesan cheese you have a delicious silky sauce. Want to use up your veggie stash in the freezer? Swap in 8 ounces frozen spinach for fresh.
By Carolyn Malcoun

Fresh Herb Shrimp Linguini

Rating: 5 stars 1
Have this fresh shrimp and pasta meal on the table in 30 minutes.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Linguine with Creamy White Clam Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 4
Ripe tomato and fresh basil give this quick recipe tons of flavor. Serve this healthy pasta dinner with crusty garlic bread and steamed green beans.
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Grilled Asparagus & Shrimp with Pasta

Rating: 5 stars 4
Topped with fresh mint, this pasta dish is perfect for any night of the week!
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Shrimp Alfredo

Rating: 5 stars 1
Healthify classic fettuccine Alfredo by adding protein-rich shrimp and using whole-wheat noodles instead of white for extra fiber. We love the full flavor of Asiago cheese in this quick and comforting dinner, but any hard Italian cheese, like Parmigiano Reggiano or Romano, will work well too.
Hilary Meyer
By Hilary Meyer

Leek & Lemon Linguine

Rating: 4 stars 10
This simple pasta recipe has bold lemony flavor. It's nice with a salad for a light supper or serve it along with seared fish, shrimp or chicken. Vary it as you please--add a bit of crumbled goat cheese, chopped rinsed capers, shelled edamame or thin strips of yellow bell pepper.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Turkey Meatballs with Linguine & Fresh Tomato Sauce
Rating: Unrated 2
For this healthy turkey meatball recipe, lean ground turkey is mixed with fresh mushrooms, oats, garlic, spices and a little Parmesan cheese for a meatball that's moist, delicious and has more fiber and less saturated fat than a traditional beef and pork version. Serve these tasty meatballs over whole-grain pasta with fresh tomato sauce for a satisfying take on spaghetti and meatballs, and save the leftovers to stuff into sandwiches.
Creamy Coconut Lime Chicken with Pasta
Rating: Unrated 3
Lean chicken breasts are cooked in a creamy coconut milk sauce seasoned with lime and cilantro, then served over whole wheat pasta.
Tarragon Chicken Linguine

This quick and easy recipe features chicken, broccoli and pasta all topped in a light sauce. It's a complete healthy meal in just 25 minutes.