Pasta is one of the cheapest and most simple student foods you can find. It’s easy to cook for multiple people and to batch cook for midweek meals and lunches.
Pasta may be renowned for being a little bit boring but there are so many variations from fresh and summery to cheesy and comforting.
With these recipes, that humble ingredient is far from bland…
Pasta made from 100% whole-wheat flour is actually rich in vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. A 1 cup portion of cooked wholewheat pasta has around 23% of your daily fiber needs AND 16% of protein.
Wholewheat pasta is a ‘complex carb’ meaning it is digested slowly, giving your body lasting energy.
White pasta gets a bad rep as being ‘fattening’ although this is not entirely true. White pasta is classed as a simple carbohydrate, meaning it is digested quickly, not staying in your stomach for long, possibly resulting in overeating.
Although not as nutritious as its wholewheat counterpart it’s not as bad as its reputation would suggest.
– Pasta with butternut squash and sage brown butter
– Easy broccoli, chilli, and lemon spaghetti
– Creamy vegan garlic pasta with roasted tomatoes
– Pancetta and brussel sprout linguini
– Pasta with sautéed peppers, zucchini, and smoked mozzarella
– Smoky Cajun black-eyed peas pasta
– 3 ingredient stovetop mac and cheese
– Pesto pasta with potatoes & green beans
– Easy one-pot tuna noodle casserole
– Skillet (frying pan to you and me) mushroom and spinach lasagne
Gnocchi is a small, dense type of pasta usually made from potato, eggs, and flour. 1 cup of Gnocchi (depending on the ingredients of course) can contain 9% of your daily protein needs, 11% of your daily allowance of carbs and 11% of your daily requirements of vitamin A, thiamin and niacin.
– Ricotta gnocchi with asparagus and prociutto
– Summer vegetable, chicken, and gnocchi soup
– Gnocchi with roasted squash and goats cheese
– Gnocchi with two cheeses and bacon
– Cheesy Mushroom and Sage Gnocchi
– Gnocchi with artichokes, pancetta, and mascarpone
– Creamy vegan wild mushroom one-pot Gnocchi
So, zoodles aren’t actually classed as a pasta more of a healthy substitute. They can be a great way to get more veggies into our diets and can be used in most pasta recipes.
– Raw zoodles with creamy avocado dressing
– Creamy red pepper alfredo over zoodles
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