Brown Rice Pasta

What is brown rice pasta?

Noodles made from ground up brown rice rather than wheat.

Why brown rice pasta over whole wheat pasta?

Gluten-free – a great option for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities.

Lower calories – for those looking to lose weight.

High in insoluble fiber – which means it doesn’t break down in your digestive tract and instead stays intact and helps to push waste from your body.

How is brown rice pasta made?

The ground up brown rice (brown rice flour), water and sometimes egg are mixed together into a dough and left to rise before being made into noodles.

What kind of brown rice pasta should I buy?

A brand that has the only ingredient being brown rice flour, water (sometimes it can include eggs).


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