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Pasta Tubes

Also Known As : Macaroni, Penne pasta

Vegetarian

Usage Tips

  1. It is boiled and can be topped with some cheese and cream or cooked in vegetables/meat and sauces.
  2. It can be garnished with parsley, oregano, or other herbs.

Common names and forms

  1. Penne Pasta

Description

Pasta tubes are tubular shape pasta variety, like penne and macaroni. It is ideal for pasta salads, thick sauces, and casseroles. Long tubes, for example perciatelli, are served with sauces. Sometimes they are even broken in pieces and used in soups. 

Health benefits

  • It contains a good amount of carbohydrates and fiber that is good for health.(1)
  • It is a good source of manganese that regulates blood sugar level in the body.(1)
  • It contains folate that promotes red blood cell development.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the “best before” date on the package.

Note

Excessive consumption of pasta may cause weight gain. Gluten-allergic people must avoid it as it may cause bloating or abdominal pain in  them.(2)

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