Trader Joe’s Organic Brown Rice & Quinoa Spaghetti Pasta

For one package, the price: $2.99. That’s more than I can say for other gluten-free pastas. Sure, there are many great gluten-free pastas and some that are not, but this is one of my favorite gluten free Pastas. It is budget friendly and tastes great. Typically, gluten-free pasta versions cost more, but this one does not hurt your wallet and your gut if you need a gluten-free version of pasta. πŸ˜‰

What I love about this pasta as well is that it is full of protein and comes from a healthy source as well! Quinoa itself is easy to cook and adds an extra protein boost to a plant based meal.

Cooking Instructions:
In a large pot, bring water to boil, adding salt, if desired. Add pasta and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 7 – 10 minutes or until al dente. Do not overcook. Remove pasta from heat and drain thoroughly. Rinse if desired. Serve as you would any regular pasta.

To make this a full meal, add marinara sauce or with olive oil, garlic, and thyme, top with seasonal roasted or sauteed vegetables, “Beyound Meat” or “Gardein” groundless plant-based meat cutlet or vegan meatballs. One of my favorite meatless meatballs is from Veganize It! By Robin Robertson.

*Important note to remember: This pasta (overall gluten-free pasta) cooks faster than regular pasta. Do not overcook this pasta, for sure!

Organic Brown Rice, Organic Quinoa Flour, Water

Nutrition Facts:
Serving Size 1/8th package; 1 cup cooked; Servings per Container 8
Gluten Free, Low Sodium, 5g Protein (per serving); Low Fat; Low Cholesterol

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