Protein Packed Greek Yogurt Pasta Sauce

This is an easy healthy pasta recipe that is great for carb loading before your next race. Add healthy protein in an unexpected way by using Greek yogurt instead of heavy cream or cheese! Scale this recipe to fit your needs.


  • 1 cup pasta
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups pasta sauce of your choice (i][my favorite recipe)
  • 1 small Zucchini
  • Parmesan cheese, shredded, for serving

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  1. Boil pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat Greek yogurt and pasta sauce in a small saucepan
  3. Use a Y peeler to peel your zucchini into ribbons
  4. Layer your pasta on a plate, then top with zucchini ribbons, Greek yogurt pasta sauce and parmesan cheese.