Food & Nutrition

Low carb pasta you can buy that tastes great but won’t ruin your diet (5 delicious options)

Published by Finn Hayden

Pasta is a cupboard staple which is versatile and delicious. It can be enjoyed in loads of different ways, and most people enjoy the taste of this food. The issue is that it also happens to be packed with carbs, so if you're trying to follow a low carb diet then typically, pasta needs to be avoided.
Having said that, there are some excellent low carb pasta alternatives out there which you can buy, so you can enjoy the taste of pasta without all the carbs. We thought it would be useful to round up the best low carb pasta that we've tried, let's get into it:

CarbZone Low Carb penne

We've featured the CarbZone in a number of guides like this because this brand produces some excellent low carb products, including wraps. The low carb pasta from the CarbZone is actually really tasty - made using soy protein and egg whites, this pasta contains just 14g of carbohydrates per 100g, which is super low and really impressive. Learn more and buy the product here - amazon.co.uk
CarbZone Protein Pasta penne

Explore Cuisine fettuccine

With just 13g of carbohydrates per 100g, this fettuccine pasta from Explore Cuisine is really low in carbs and is also really tasty. Made using edamame beans, this pasta has a great texture and is actually pretty tasty too. The beans used to make the pasta are 100% organic and, as an added bonus, they're also high in fibre and protein (which is why this pasta is in our high protein pasta guide). Learn more and buy the product here - hollandandbarrett.com
Explore Cuisine fettuccine

CarbZone low carb protein lasagna sheets

If you want to create a slightly more interesting pasta dish such as lasagna, then these lasagna sheets from CarbZone are an excellent low carb option. Made using a mix of wheat protein, whey protein, and soy protein, these lasagna sheets contain just 14g of carbohydrates per 100g, which is super low. We also really like the taste of these sheets and found the texture to be very similar to normal lasagna sheets, learn more and buy the product here - carbzone.co.uk

CarbZone protein lasagna

Eat Water Slim Pasta penne

Just as with the rice from the Eat Water brand which we included in our low carb rice guide, the Eat Water Slim Pasta is made using konjac flour, and it contains zero carbs. It is said that konjac helps you to feel fuller for longer, so as well as containing no carbs, this pasta will also prevent you from snacking later in the day. The texture of this pasta is a bit softer than what you might be used to, but when you mix it with a nice pasta sauce you really cant tell much of a difference between this and normal pasta. Learn more and buy it here - ocado.com
Eat Water Slim Pasta

Slendier Fettuccine

If you want to enjoy a low carb pasta which is a slightly more interesting shape and style, then this fettucinne from the Slendier brand is an excellent choice. Made using konja flour, this pasta is super low in carbs with less than 1g of carbs per 100g. It's also made using entirely organic ingredients, which is really impressive. The pasta has a surprising amount of taste and texture, and holds up especially well in chunkier pasta sauces. Learn more and buy it here - slendier.com
Slendier Organic Konjac Fettuccine

Hopefully, this guide helps you to find some tasty low carb pasta to enjoy on whatever diet you're following. Let us know if you've tried any of these products or if you have any other recommendations for us! If you want to read a similar guide, we have a guide about the best low carb bread you can buy and the best low carb beer you can buy.

Finn is the editor of You Well and has been writing about travel, health, and more for over 10 years.

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