Tips for Cooking with Whole Grain Pasta
Whole grain pasta has a distinct flavor that tastes best when paired with specific ingredients. Barilla America Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni offers his pro tips for making whole-grain pasta dishes that sing. The key is starting with whole grain pasta noodles boiled to al dente perfection. The infographic above details where the pasta dish goes from there, and they're all good outcomes! Add roasted vegetables and mushrooms to punch up the sweetness and earthiness. Season with the right spices and herbs. Top with the perfect chunky pasta sauce and just enough cheese. Savor the whole wheat pasta flavor, and then some!
Barilla's whole wheat noodles come in many different shapes and sizes and are made with 100% whole wheat four, adding another level of fiber and al dente pasta grains to your plate and diet. For some recipe ideas to get you started down the whole wheat pasta path, browse our whole grain recipes and find your ideal dinner idea tonight!