Diabetes-Friendly Pasta Recipes

Sep 21, 2017

Very Veggie Italian Bread Pizza

By ADW|2024-04-15T23:05:47-04:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments


  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons light ranch-style dressing
  • 3 medium tomatoes (about 4 ounces each), sliced
  • ¼ medium purple onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 medium portabella mushrooms (about 6 ounces total), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium red bell […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Linguine

By ADW|2017-09-21T14:04:59-04:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments


  • 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 (16oz.) can tomatoes
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 oz. linguine


  1. In a large sauce pan, add sauté onions, celery, green pepper and garlic […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Lasagna

By ADW|2017-09-21T13:23:43-04:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments


  • 9 cooked lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 1 (6oz.) can low-sodium tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cups low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded low fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 10-oz package of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained


  1. Preheat Oven to 375°F
  2. In […]
Sep 15, 2017

Noodle Kugel

By ADW|2017-09-15T11:30:37-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta|0 Comments


  • 1/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1½ cups reduced-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins
  • 5 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal® sweetener or ¾ cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (12-ounce) package cholesterol-free wide noodles, cooked


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Mix margarine and eggs […]
Aug 21, 2017

Colorful Seafood Pasta Salad

By ADW|2017-08-21T10:50:14-04:00Updated: August 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Seafood|0 Comments

If 11×7-inch baking dish is used, cut dessert into squares and serve on small plates with Raspberry Sauce or Strawberry Sauce, if desired. The fruit mixture can also be spooned into hollowed out orange halves and frozen. Cut thin slice from bottom of orange halves so they will stand. Place in muffin cups to freeze.


  • 1 1/2 […]
Jun 17, 2012

Sausaged and Peppered Pasta

By ADW|2017-01-10T13:40:57-05:00Updated: June 17th, 2012|Diabetes Recipes, Meat, Pasta|0 Comments

Pasta served with sausage and peppers is traditional Italian fare. We’ve lightened it up by making the flavors into a fresh sauce that goes well with any pasta, particularly a tubular or ridged pasta that catches the sauce in every bite. Sausaged and Peppered Pasta is a delicious, quick and easy recipe that you’re sure to […]

May 20, 2012

Linguine in Smokin’ Clam Sauce

By ADW|2017-01-11T09:47:47-05:00Updated: May 20th, 2012|Pasta, Sauces & Syrups, Seafood|0 Comments

Linguine in Smokin’ Clam Sauce is a delicious recipe featuring smoked clams. Pasta in red or white clam sauce is a staple of many a cook, but my friend Lisa Vernon gives this a twist by using smoked clams.


  • 8 ounces linguine
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 […]
May 8, 2012

Penne Pasta with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

By ADW|2017-01-11T09:42:21-05:00Updated: May 8th, 2012|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta|0 Comments

Penne Pasta with Blue Cheese and Walnuts is a rich-tasting, fabulous pasta dish that is tasty, but is also fairly light in calories.


  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for the pasta
  • 12 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • […]

May 1, 2012

Shrimp Scampi

By ADW|2017-01-10T13:39:57-05:00Updated: May 1st, 2012|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Seafood|0 Comments

Shrimp Scampi is another simple dish that somehow has a reputation as gourmet fare. Linguine is the traditional pasta used in Shrimp Scampi but other types of pasta can be used. You may also use this version of shrimp scampi without pasta for a quicker and lighter meal choice. This recipe goes well with a dry, […]

Dec 27, 2009

Chicken Hekka with Noodles

By ADW|2017-01-06T10:17:10-05:00Updated: December 27th, 2009|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Poultry|0 Comments


  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
  • 2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 3 carrots, julinned
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 14oz can sliced bamboo shoots, drained
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup trimmed and coarsely chopped watercress
  • 1 8oz package of rice noodles, soaked and cut into […]
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