The 6 Lowest Carb Pasta Recipes You’ll Ever Find
When trying to get lean, the first food we tend to cross off our list is pasta. It’s high carbohydrate content can result in weight gain if too much is consumed. In addition, a lot of pasta dishes typically served in a restaurant lack vital nutrients needed for muscle growth.
Luckily over at Men’s Fitness, they’ve found some healthier options that you can try out. With the help of some of the USA’s top chefs, check out these creative recipes that are sure to get your taste buds tingling:
1. Cauliflower “Risotto”
Courtesy of Brandon Boudet, executive chef and owner of Little Dom’s in Los Angeles.
Risotto is the epitome of Italian comfort food but it won’t do your waistline any favors. Boudet’s take on the dish will leave your stomach satisfied without sacrificing your physique. Not only is cauliflower rich in vitamin C, it’s also super low-calorie and has just 5 grams of carbohydrates per cup.
2. Chicken Noodles With Winter Pesto
Courtesy of Rocco DiSpirito, award-winning chef and No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pound a Day Diet.
“Thinly sliced chicken cooks quickly and makes a wonderful stand-in for traditional carb-filled pappardelle pasta,” explains DiSpirito. “Plus, the nutritious escarole and hint of winter spices makes this dish a real belly warmer.” With a total carb count of 8.25 grams and only 176 calories, you can dig into this tasty, low-fat dish, guilt free.
3. Grain-Free Spaghetti With Meat Sauce
Courtesy of Danielle Walker, founder of againstallgrain.com and New York Times bestselling author of Meals Made Simple.
This nutrient-packed recipe only tastes sinful. Thanks to its high protein and fiber content this low-carb dish is pleasingly filling.
Make sure to check out the article above so you can dig into carbs guilt-free whenever you get sudden starchy cravings. You don’t have to be a pro in the kitchen to whip any of these tasty dishes up. Why not make some time this weekend and try one for yourself!
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