The next time you feel a pasta craving coming on, turn to one of our alternatives. Learn all about substitutes for pasta, including gluten-free pasta, veggie noodles, and other grains.
When cooking with pasta, you can substitute whole wheat or whole grain pasta, brown rice noodles and other gluten-free noodles, zucchini, squash, soba noodles, quinoa, and shirataki noodles in equal amounts.
- Whole wheat pasta has about double the fiber of white pasta.
- Cup for cup, zucchini and squash are 90 percent lower in calories and 92 percent lower in carbs than white pasta.
- When looking for gluten-free pasta, check the packaging to ensure there is no wheat used in the product.