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For the past 6 months I have been cooking with shirataki noodles instead of regular pasta. Depending on which shirataki noodle you get, they can be anywhere from 0 to 20 cal. per serving instead of the regular 200 cal per serving for regular pasta.
They taste like any other pasta...especially love using them with the "Hungry Girl" recipe for the Fettuccine Alfredo and adding chicken or shrimp with tons of veggies!

- Submitted by ERICAW2012 1/31/2012 in Cooking | 6 Comments
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KEHLYFL 2/4/2012 6:34:00 AM

    I love substituting spaghetti squash for any pasta!!! Use it in soups, pour sauce over it, MMmm!! Just cut a medium spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, scoop out all the seeds and gunk (like you would a pumpkin on Halloween), place face down on a tin foiled-lined baking sheet. Bake until the skin just starts to get brown tinged SLIGHTLY.. then carefully flip it over, run a fork over the inside and the most perfect spaghetti noodle-shaped pieces come out!!! Throw them in a bowl and use your favorite sauce or throw in a soup. Great for leftovers, too! Full of vitamins and minerals.. without other junk that some gluten free pastas can have! My dog LOVES spaghetti squash too, and it's good for his coat :-D
SHERZI 4/7/2012 10:50:00 AM

    Where do you buy your shirataki pasta? I have heard about it but have not tried it yet.
MABEHR50 2/16/2012 10:39:00 AM

    Gotta disagree with you on this one...imo they are not anything like regular pasta in either taste or texture. (But I'm Italian, so maybe I'm biased) I cannot even swallow these. Was very disappointed after purchasing them based on that Hungry Girl recipe. emoticon
JRBASKIND 2/1/2012 11:46:00 AM

    I am stoked about this tip! For the record, shirataki noodles can be found in the organic cooler in most larger supermarkets. It costs a little more than standard pasta, but is well worth the cost!

DEBBIERILEY61 1/31/2012 8:46:00 PM

    I found these online but not yet in stores. They sound wonderful!
PRETTYGIRLS1 1/31/2012 8:03:00 PM

    I agree that these soy based noodles satisfy even the best carb lover tastebuds! emoticon

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