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What goes with pasta salad?

Pasta salads can be an easy, tasty side dish for your next cookout or picnic. But what veggies do you typically see in a pasta salad recipe? And what other sides should you bring to balance out the carbs and proteins? Let’s talk about how you can create your own delicious, balanced meal. Continue reading

How many calories in a bowl of pasta?

PASTA is a simple mixture of unleavened dough made from hard wheat flour, water and sometimes eggs. Popular types of pasta include macaroni, spaghetti, linguine, penne, fusilli, lasagne and ravioli. While there are many different recipes for fresh pasta dishes they all contain the same basic ingredients. But how many calories in a bowl of pasta. Discover here. Continue reading

How to thicken pasta sauce? (Part-2)

Thickening pasta sauce is easy. The best way is to make a beurre manié, which is equal parts flour and butter mixed together into a paste. You can add the beurre manié directly in the saucepan with the pasta sauce, stir to combine thoroughly, simmer for about five minutes (the sauce will become slightly cloudy), then remove from heat. You can also add the beurre manié directly to your pasta before you serve it, mix thoroughly with a little bit of pasta water, then eat. Continue reading

How long does cooked pasta last?

Do you know how long cooked pasta lasts before it goes bad? It can last up to 3 days in the refrigerator, but only if the package has not been opened and stored in a sealed container. If your pasta is left open and exposed to air, it will only last 24 hours. Once you have opened a package of cooked pasta, I recommend using it within 3-4 days of opening or freezing the rest so that they don’t go bad. Continue reading

How to store dry pasta long term?

Pasta is nice food and its shelf life can be long (up to 3-4 years) if dry, cool, dark, and sealed in an airtight container. The storage temperature should not exceed the room temp or warm places. Dried pasta should always be used within one year. Though not as tasty as fresh pasta, dry pasta is still edible after five years of storage. Continue reading

Is pasta good for losing weight?

Most weight-loss diets take into consideration the premise that carbohydrates are fattening. Therefore, they eliminate the presence of bread, pasta or cereals from the eating plan. Is pasta good for losing weight? However, there is now a new movement in nutrition that defends that pasta does not make you fat. What makes you fat are the sauces or seasonings that we usually add to accompany this dish. Continue reading

Green Spaghetti with Poblano Chili Recipe

Recipe In breast recipes we have noticed that the poblano chili is one of the most used chilies in Mexican cuisine to season all kinds of dishes, from rice, potatoes, fish, and even pasta. It contains a very low degree of spiciness so it is ideal for all those who want to get into the ingredients of Mexico but without overdoing the spiciness. Continue reading

Low Carb Italian Protein Pasta

The low protein-carbohydrate paste is a paste with high protein content and a very low value in carbohydrates. It is the perfect alternative to traditional pasta without giving up its flavor, but with the advantage that it is not fattening. If we add to these qualities that it is made in Italy, the cradle of pasta, we get the best low-carbohydrate Italian Protein Pasta that you can add to your diet. Continue reading

How to reheat pasta

It never hurts to know a few tricks to reheat food and that these are not ruined with a bad texture, are runny, dry, hard, or only get hot in some parts.

The pasta can be reheated in a stove, microwave oven, and conventional oven. We share some tips that will facilitate the task, especially if our food is not accompanied by a sauce. Continue reading