The Best Pastas to Satisfy Cravings
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If you’re like most people, then you would probably think of pasta as an Italian dish. But the truth is, pasta is enjoyed all over the world, but I enjoy it the most. In fact, it’s one of the most popular dishes in Pakistan. There are many different types of pasta, and each has its own unique flavor and texture. Whether you like your pasta al dente or cooked until it’s soft and fluffy, there’s a type of pasta out there that’s perfect for you. And pasta is a great option if you’re looking for a quick and easy meal. Just add your favorite sauce, and you’re good to go.
The great thing about pasta which I love the most is that it’s really easy to make and it’s a relatively cheap meal. So if you’re looking for an easy way to stretch your food budget, pasta is the way to go! So, without further ado, let’s get started!
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I have listed down four pasta picks to help you out with the pasta selection based on shelf life, features, additives and preservatives, nutrients, and packaging. Our top four pasta picks to beat your hunger.
I love Riscossa gnocchi pasta because it is made with no additives or preservatives. It has a shelf life of three years therefore, the noodles are more nutritious. Riscossa pasta is made from durum wheat semolina and water, and it contains gluten. This process gives the pasta a rough texture that helps it to absorb the sauce better. It is also available in different sizes, so you can choose the right one for your dish. Riscossa gnocchi pasta is a great choice for a healthy and delicious meal.
|Specialty||No additives and preservatives added|
|Packaging Available||Family pack|
|Variety||Gnocchi, spirali, gomiti, farfalle|
Arbella Penne Rigate
Recently I have started reading the label of Arbella penne rigate pasta and I am happy that it is made from durum wheat semolina. It’s known for its firm texture and shelf life of up to three years. Arbella penne rigate also has a number of other features that make it a great choice for the next meal. For one, it has cylinder-shaped pieces with their ends cut at bias. So if you’re looking for a nutritious and delicious pasta option, Arbella penne rigate is definitely worth trying!
|Specialty||Cylinder shaped pieces|
|Packaging Available||Family pack|
Crispo Twisted Pasta
Crispo pasta is a type of twisted macaroni that is made from wheat flour and I love this fact about it. It has a shelf life of up to two years and is great for holding sauces. Crispo pasta is typically used in dishes such as spaghetti carbonara and macaroni and cheese. I use it in soups and salads. Also, it is high in nutrients like protein and carbohydrates. It has zero fat in it. So, it is a healthy nutritional meal to make your mouth water.
|Specialty||High in nutrients|
Pantella Gomiti Rigate
Pantella Gomiti pasta is delicious, and it has a shelf life of up to two years. That’s because it’s made with a special type of wheat semolina that is highly resistant to erosion. The semolina is mixed with water and drum-dried, resulting in pasta that is packed with nutrients and flavor. If you’re looking for delicious and nutritious pasta, Pantella is definitely worth trying. And, because it has such a long shelf life, you can always keep a few boxes on hand for those nights when you just don’t feel like cooking.
|Sizes Available||Family pack|
|Product Type||Conchiglie, gomiti rigate, tricolore fusilli|
What Else Can Satisfy Your Craving?
- 1 pound pasta (any variety)
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 cups milk
- One teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to the package instructions.
- Drain and return the pasta to the pot.
- Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
- Stir in flour and continue to cook for 1 minute.
- Gradually whisk in milk and bring the mixture to a boil, whisking constantly.
- Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
- Stir in salt and pepper. Pour sauce over pasta and stir until well coated.
- Put shredded cheddar cheese and heat until it melts. Serve immediately.
Store Your Leftover Pasta
If you have leftover pasta, you can store it in the fridge in an airtight container for up to three days. You can also freeze it for a week.
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