Is pasta off limits on your diet? Are you going low-carb, or did you have weight loss surgery? If you thought pasta was out, think again! Carba Nada Reduced Carb Pasta by Al Dente Pasta Company - Fusilli may be your ticket to eating the pasta dishes you love. It is low in carbohydrates, easy to prepare, and great tasting. Here is the scoop.
What Are Fusilli and How Can They Be on a Weight Loss Diet?
Fusilli are corkscrew-shaped noodles. They are similar to rotini. You can pour your favorite pasta sauce over them. Or you can use them in casseroles, pasta salads, or soups. And when they are low in carbs, you can include them in your diet.
Each serving of Carba Nada Reduced Carb Pasta by Al Dente Pasta Company - Fusilli has 170 calories. It has only 17 grams of net carbs, or about half of the carbohydrates in regular pasta. It has 7 grams of dietary fiber, which can make it more satisfying for longer after you eat. Plus, it can keep blood sugar levels more stable instead leading to spikes and later carb cravings.
Getting enough protein can be an issue after weight loss surgery or while on a keto or weight loss diet. Carba Nada Reduced Carb Pasta by Al Dente Pasta Company has 15 grams of protein per serving. That is the amount in 2 ounces of chicken or tuna, or a half-cup of cottage cheese! That means every time you eat Carba Nada Reduced Carb Pasta by Al Dente Pasta Company, you will be getting a high-protein meal.
How to Use Carba Nada Reduced Carb Pasta by Al Dente Pasta Company - Fusilli
Cooking this pasta is as easy as cooking regular pasta, but even faster. It takes only 5 minutes to cook this pasta after bringing water to a boil. Drain the pasta while it is just before the al dente stage. Then you are ready to use it.
These are some ideas for using low-carb fusilli.
- In pasta salad with mashed avocado, chopped hard-boiled egg, diced celery and onion, and lemon juice
- In pasta salad with shredded cheddar cheese, sunflower seeds, chopped broccoli florets, chopped red onion, and olive oil
- Warm with cooked mushrooms, olive oil, garlic, and parmesan cheese
- In a casserole with eggs, diced chicken, cut green beans, cottage cheese, and chopped walnuts on top
You can use this fusilli as you would use regular pasta. Just add it to any low-carb or healthy recipe!
Carba Nada Reduced Carb Pasta by Al Dente Pasta Company can put pasta back on the menu on your low-carb or weight loss diet. The BariatricPal Store has Fusilli and many other shapes of low-carb pasta in stock, so be sure to check them out. Whatever your favorite pasta recipe is, you can make it while you are losing weight. We are committed to helping you hit your weight loss goals and love the journey!