Legumes: a new adventure in taste
Legumes are an ingredient that crossed the whole Italian gastronomic tradition and that is still very rooted in the Italian every day diet: in fact, legumes are a virtuous food both on a nutritional and environmental point of view.
Enjoy the difference:
The Penne, Fusilli and Casarecce made of 100% chickpea or red lentil flour
The Penne, Fusilli and Casarecce made of 100% chickpea or red lentil flour use the flour of the best legumes: thanks to its Know-how, Barilla transform them into a high quality product, also ideal for a gluten free diet.
With more than 20% of proteins and 10% of fiber, the Penne, Fusilli and Casarecce made of 100% chickpea or red lentil flour have a distinctive texture and a unique taste.
Legumes are an ingredient that is highly recommended by the Mediterranean diet: they are rich in proteins, much more than cereals like wheat or rice. They are also rich in fibers, even compared with wholegrain products.
Moreover, legumes are an ideal cultivation to rotate with cereals, since they can naturally enrich the soil improving its fertility. This encourages the natural mechanisms that are the base for an agriculture that is respectful of the environment.