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JENMC14 Posts: 2,786
6/20/12 8:19 A

MHFARRELL79, does your recipe call for 8 oz. of dry pasta? I guess I'd try to check out a pasta box to see if it gives a serving for both dry and cooked, I know do. Then, if it's 2 oz = 1 serving = 1 oz cooked, I'd say use 4 oz. of the tofu noodles, if that makes sense.

TRUETOME60 Posts: 25
6/19/12 3:11 P

Never seen them..Ive tried the Shiratake noodles or "Miracle Noodles" but my stomach won't digest them, leaving me feeling sick.

BLMOFMI58 Posts: 15
6/18/12 6:39 P

I have tried the tofu angelhair pasta....after thoroughly rinsing the I heated as the packaging recommended. The taste was fine, but the texture sort of turned me off. I will try a larger "noodle" next time to see if that changes my overall opinion.
The bag I bought only had two servings in it. I wonder if it might be easier to use the serving size as your guide.

Edited by: BLMOFMI58 at: 6/18/2012 (18:42)
MAGTASTIC103 Posts: 588
6/13/12 2:58 P

Does anybody know how to sub these into a recipe that measures the pasta when it's dry? For example: 8oz. of dry pasta = ?oz. of the Shirataki pasta

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6/8/12 11:23 A

hmmmm... I'm going to have to give these a try.

JENMC14 Posts: 2,786
6/1/12 1:01 P

You definitely need to rinse and zap the tofu noodles. I diod that, then put them in a pan with a bit of butter and garlic. We used them with tomato sauce and turkey meatballs, and they were yummy. With the white yam noodles, I took them to a picnic as a side dish pasta salad with basil, a little parmesan cheese, cherry tomatos and balsamic vinaegrette dressing to have a low-cal, tasty side dish for myself and my parents-in-law (who are doing WW) especially to have.

MAGTASTIC103 Posts: 588
6/1/12 10:49 A

I've been tempted to try the tofu noodles. I heard that they are more suited for Asian dishes and/or should be rinsed to get some of the undesirable smell/taste out. Maybe next time they go on sale I'll pick some up. We have them in our regular supermarket in Charlotte, NC.

JENMC14 Posts: 2,786
6/1/12 10:35 A

You can get Skirataki noodles (tofu or white yam) at many health food stores int he US. The tofu ones are 20 calories for 4 oz. The yam ones say they are 0 calories, with 5 servings in a bag, but then they say they have one carb. And, since 1 carb - 4 calories, I count it as each serving having 4 calories. They're both pretty good, I like the texture of the tofu noodles better.

HAZYSKIES Posts: 1,169
6/1/12 9:17 A

This seems to be a UK product. I haven't been able to find it in the US stores.

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5/31/12 6:37 P

There is a new pasta which is called Eat Water Pasta. A normal portion of pasta is approx 350 calories but eat water pasta is 7 calories. It is made up of water. I ordered the noodles and put this in a recipe of mine which contains taglietelle and could hardly tell the difference. My recipe which was the usual 5 1/2 weightwatchers (old points) took it down to 2 1/2 points with the eat water noodles. Go onto their website and take a look, i preferred the noodles the best.

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