3 Different Ways to Use Brown Rice Pasta

3 Different Ways to Use Brown Rice Pasta

Who says you can't enjoy a little pasta and still be healthy? We believe that all things should be enjoyed in moderation, and this brown rice pasta allows us to to make delicious pasta lunches that don't bring all the guilt! Make a big batch of brown rice pasta and mix it up with these different sauces/toppings so that your lunches don't get boring!

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#1: Lemon Herb & Shrimp

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What You'll Need:

  • 1 cup brown rice pasta
  • 6 oz. large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 10 shrimp)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter (grass fed)
  • Salt and cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions:
1. In a large skillet, melt oil and butter over medium high heat, add shrimp and season with salt and pepper, sautéing for about 2 minutes. Add garlic and sauté an additional 2 minutes until shrimp is cooked through; remove from heat and set aside (you don't want to overcook the shrimp)
2. In a separate pan, Add lemon juice, lemon zest, white wine, Dijon mustard and red pepper flakes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and allow sauce to simmer until the spaghetti squash has finished baking.
3. Toss with brown rice pasta and Enjoy!

#2: Greek Pasta Salad

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What You'll Need:

  •  1 cup brown rice pasta
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • Light greek dressing
  • Feta to top it off

Instructions:
Chop veggies and toss with dressing and pasta! Top it off with some feta and enjoy!

#3: Asian Fusion Pasta

 

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What You'll Need:

  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Red cabbage
  • Green onion
  • Edamame
  • Tamari
  • Garlic
  • Peanut oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Chili flakes

Instructions:

1. Sauté Carrots in a pan with peanut oil and salt until soft. Add cabbage, red cabbage, green onion and edamame and lightly sauté.
2. In a separate bowl whisk together tamari, garlic, pepper and flakes. Season to taste.
3. Mix sauce and veggies with pasta and enjoy hot or cold!

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If you enjoyed these three recipes or found them helpful, please let us know below! Be sure to share your recipes with us by #packitcool


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