Pasta amore

This article was originally published in October 2014

A pantry staple beloved by young and old, pasta is now available in nearly as many varieties as shapes. At PCC, you’ll find gluten-free noodles galore, made from grains like rice and quinoa, as well as artisan pastas traditionally crafted in Italy. Here’s just a sampling.


Montebello Organic Strozzapreti Pasta

This pasta is handcrafted using Old World practices, including a traditional drying room, to create a delicious texture that cooks evenly and holds sauces beautifully. Try it in our Tuscan Brussels Sprouts with White Beans, Pasta and Hazelnuts.

DeLallo Organic Whole Wheat Orzo

Made in Italy from 100 percent organic whole wheat, this orzo boasts a semolina-like texture and toasty, nutty flavor. Try it in our PCC Autumn Orzo.

Jovial Whole Grain Einkorn Penne Rigate

Each two-ounce serving of this pasta provides nine grams of protein and 57 grams of whole grains thanks to einkorn — an ancient wheat that has never been hybridized. Try it in our Roasted Butternut Squash with Penne Pasta.

Deboles Garlic & Parsley Angel Hair Pasta

Featuring a unique blend of durum semolina and Jerusalem artichoke flour, this pasta has a light smooth texture that is less sticky than traditional noodles. Try it in our PCC Lemon Capellini.

Bionaturae Organic Chiocciole

This fun snail-shaped organic pasta is made from freshly milled wheat by a third generation of family pastamakers in Italy. Try it in our Cast Iron Skillet Greens, Pasta and Sausage Sauté.

DeBoles Rice Lasagna

Containing only rice flour and rice bran extract, these lasagna noodles are adaptable to any recipe. Try it in our Fall Harvest Lasagna “Cupcakes.”

Andean Dream Quinoa Fusilli

The one-two punch of organic rice flour and organic quinoa flour provides 24 grams of protein and 21 amino acids in an eight-ounce box of this pasta. Try it in our Quick and Easy Minestrone Soup.

TruRoots Ancient Grains Spaghetti

A nutrient-rich twist on the most classic pasta shape, this gluten-free spaghetti is crafted with organic quinoa, amaranth and brown rice. Try it in our Pear and Gorgonzola Pasta with Toasted Pecans.

Tinkyada Vegetable Brown Rice Spirals

Spinach, tomato and carrot powders mingle with this organic brown rice pasta that’s made in a factory entirely dedicated to the manufacturing of rice pasta. Try it in our Pasta alla Matriciana.

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