Pasta has gotten a bad name because of its carbohydrate content, but it's really the accompanying cream sauces that typically make pasta something to watch out for. So while a serving of linguini isn't the worst thing, that decadent sauce of butter and vodka cream sauce is where you load up on calories and fat. Marinara sauce is a much healthier option to top your pasta with.
Look for dishes with whole grains and a surplus of complementary vegetables. The good news about frozen pasta meals is that you won't over eat. Pasta is all about moderation, and most frozen dinners containing pasta serve modest-sized portions.