Gluten Free Pasta & Noodles
As a pasta lover, going gluten free can seem a bit more daunting than simply making a diet modification.
Whether you require a gluten free diet due to celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or personal choice, giving up pasta isn’t necessary with the many gluten free pasta alternatives available. Avoiding traditional wheat flour pasta is possible, bringing many of those beloved pasta dishes back to your gluten free menu.
Brown Rice Pasta
Brown Rice Pasta is one of the more popular gluten free pasta varieties available offering a mild flavour and chewy texture.
Compared to other pasta types, brown rice pasta provides a good source of fiber and high in important micronutrients such as magnesium, manganese and selenium.
One of the newer pasta options available is Chickpea Pasta. Being very similar to regular pasta, except with a subtle hint of chickpea flavour and a chewy texture.
Research has shown that chickpeas can improve bowel functionality, lower cholesterol levels and improve blood sugar control, and is high in protein and fiber.
Quinoa pasta is made from quinoa, blended with other grains such as rice and corn. Quinoa pasta offers a slightly grainy texture and a nutty flavour.
Quinoa is a popular whole grain rich in nutrients, mild flavour and extensive health benefits. Offering all nine essential amino acids, this is one of the few plant-based protein pasta available.
Gluten Free Pasta Noodle Options
Once you’ve found the right gluten free pasta texture that you enjoy, it is time to find the perfect gluten free noodle options for all your pasta recipes.
There is a pasta alternative for every pasta dish you can imagine. Whether you’re hoping to enjoy a delicious casserole or some scrumptious stuffed shells, there is options for everyone!
Popular Gluten Free Pasta Brands
As popularity continues to grow, so will the selection of pasta brands. Many popular brands are hearing the outcry from Celiacs and are finding solutions to provide gluten free, celiac friendly pasta alternatives. There is a great selection of noodles available from many major brands including Barilla, Great Valu & Catelli.
The following is a selection of some of the more popular gluten free brands within North America.
Gluten Free Pasta Recipes
Once you’ve found the right pasta texture that you enjoy, it is time to get in the kitchen and start creating delicious pasta dish recipes again!
The following are a great selection of Pasta & Noodle Recipes for you and your family to enjoy.
Sharing the Pasta Love
We couldn’t resist sharing a selection of our favourite pasta dish recipes shared by some of our go to Gluten Free Chefs!
Click any of the images below and enjoy these delicious gluten free dishes too.