10 Great Pasta Recipes for Lovers of Gluten-Free Pasta

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10 Great Pasta Recipes for Lovers of Gluten-Free Pasta

Luckily for the gluten-intolerant, alternatives to traditional pasta have steadily become more widely available over the past few years. Some gluten-free pastas are chewier than the standard durum variety — but versions made from quinoapulses, or even green bananas can provide a wide variety of textures and flavors to experiment with and choose from. Click ahead to see some gluten-free pasta recipes we’ve previously published as well as eight fresh, new ones provided by Explore Cuisine.

Black Bean Spaghetti With Heirloom Tomatoes

This spaghetti packs a nutritious punch and does so with only one simple ingredient: black beans. Sauce this organic, non-GMO, and gluten-free spaghetti with flavorful heirloom tomatoes, heart-healthy olive oil, garlic, and basil.

Click here for the Black Bean Spaghetti With Heirloom Tomatoes recipe.

Chickpea Fusilli With Eggplant, Tomato, and Green Onion

With only four organic, whole-food ingredients, these noodles contain 11 grams of protein and nearly 20 percent of your daily dietary fiber requirement per serving. With its soft and supple texture and mild taste, chickpea fusilli combines perfectly with the simplicity of Japanese eggplant, cherry tomatoes, and green onions.

Click here for the Chickpea Fusilli With Eggplant, Tomato, and Green Onion recipe.

Chickpea Spaghetti With Roasted Vegetables

Loaded with fiber and extremely low in fat, chickpea spaghetti is a sure-fire way to bring your family around the table (and do so in a healthy way). The chickpea spaghetti is a perfectly organic, gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian-friendly pasta made with real, organic pea protein. The roasted vegetables include bell peppers, zucchini, red onion, and shiitake mushrooms — yum.

Click here for the Chickpea Spaghetti With Roasted Vegetables recipe.

Edamame Spaghetti With Kale Cilantro Pesto

Who knew classic spaghetti could be hand-crafted from edamame? Indulge in this nutritious, delectable dinner dish containing nearly half of your daily protein and fiber requirements in just one serving.

Click here for the Edamame Spaghetti With Kale Cilantro Pesto recipe.

Gluten-Free Gnocchi With Tomato Sauce

This Gluten-Free Gnocchi With Tomato Sauce recipe uses noodles made from red potatoes and russet or Idaho potatoes as well as potato starch. Potatoes are naturally gluten-free, making this dish one anyone can (and surely will) enjoy.

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Gluten-Free Pasta with Anchovies, Lemons, and Olives

Using this fresh gluten-free pasta recipe, you’ll never believe that you’re not eating real pasta. Anchovies, lemons, and olives combine to make a nutrient-packed pasta dish that, in fact, uses no traditional pasta at all!

Click here for the Gluten-Free Pasta with Anchovies, Lemons, and Olives recipe.

Green Lentil Penne With Deconstructed Pesto

If you’re like us, you get excited and a little nervous when you see “deconstructed” on a menu. Don’t fret: This Green Lentil Penne With Deconstructed Pesto is teeming with vitamins and minerals, and you’ll love the taste, too. If you want to keep the calories and fat a little lower, ditch the Parmesan cheese.

Click here for the Green Lentil Penne With Deconstructed Pesto recipe.

Green Lentil Vegetable Lasagna for Two

This recipe utilizes a unique, no-boil, vegan and vegetarian-friendly, gluten-free lasagna noodle. Zucchini, Japanese eggplant, red bell pepper, mozzarella, and olive oil come together to make this pasta-free pasta dish a delicious one to share with your special someone. Note: The recipe calls for béchamel sauce which traditionally contains gluten. Here are some gluten-free béchamel sauce options.

Click here for the Green Lentil Vegetable Lasagna for Two recipe.

Red Lentil Penne With Green Beans and Tomatoes

This pasta has the smooth texture of a traditional flour pasta but is made from healthy, gluten-free lentils. Thus, red lentil penne is a fantastic choice to keep any body happy and healthy. Comprised of only two ingredients, this pasta is packed with 11 grams of protein and is a good source of fiber. Paired with nutritiously powerful parsley, green beans, garlic, and grapes tomatoes, this dish is as healthy as it gets.

Click here for the Red Lentil Penne With Green Beans and Tomatoes recipe.

Red Lentil Spaghetti With Vegan Cauliflower Rosa Sauce and Arugula

High in protein and made with real, organic ingredients, this red lentil spaghetti turns everyday comfort food into healthy, nutritious meals. It pairs perfectly with tomato sauce, but we suggest trying it with a Vegan Cauliflower Rosa Sauce and some leafy greens like arugula.

Click here for the Red Lentil Spaghetti With Vegan Cauliflower Rosa Sauce and Arugula recipe.