Whole Wheat Pasta

Cooking Whole Wheat Pasta

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CourseDinner, Main Course
Total Time15 minutes
Servings6
Calories263kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound whole wheat spaghetti, fettuccine, or linguine
  • 4-6 quarts water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt optional

Instructions

  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Bring water to a boil in a large pot.
  • Add salt, if using, and pasta. Return to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium and cook until pasta is soft on the outside and chewy on the inside, about 10-12 minutes. Stir occassionally. Cooking times will vary slightly with the thickness of the pasta.
  • Drain off the water in a colander. Enjoy!

Notes

Toss with pesto, or with extra-virgin olive oil, chopped garlic, lemon juice, and crushed red pepper flakes for a simple dish. Top with tomato sauce, black olives, and browned extra-lean ground beef for a balanced, wholesome meal.
Nutrition Facts
Cooking Whole Wheat Pasta
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
263
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Sodium
 
231
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
57
g
19
%
Protein
 
11
g
22
%
Calcium
 
49
mg
5
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
Potassium
 
163
mg
5
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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