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About This Brand
Organic Corn Flour, Organic Quinoa Flour.
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Amount Per Serving
- Certified Organic
- Certified Gluten-Free
- Certified Kosher
- Sustainably farmed
- Cholesterol Free
- Dairy Free
- Dye and Color Additive Free
- High Fructose Corn Syrup Free
- Low Fat
- Low Sodium
- No Added Sugar or Sweeteners
- No Artificial Ingredients
- No Trans Fats
- Pesticide Free
- Preservative Free
Reviews For Organic Quinoa Pasta Elbows
Based on 18 Reviews
I was a bit disappointed. Not in the taste, but in the texture. It turned to mush. I have another box and I think I'll cut the cook time in half. Hopefully that will keep my noodles a bit more firm.
- Mrs Marquita Ell
Nice flavor and consistency.
As far as GF pasta goes it's one of the best I have tried. It remains sturdy and doesn't turn into a mush. However I must say the box is a little on the empty side and you can probably only serve 2 people with this box.
I like these and found them a great alternative for gluten free.
- I am me
I added these to the broth from my crockpot roast beef and they were delicious. Lots of flavor. Hubby approved. Just in case you'd like to do the same, just take a roast and fill crockpot 1/2 full of filtered water. When your roast is done, don't toss the broth! Toss into a stockpot and add your pasta!
fantastic flavor and texture
This is one of my favorite quinoa pasta products ever. The flavor is nice and hearty, and they don't disintegrate like some quinoa pastas do. Will buy again and again!
Tastes good, excellent texture. I cooked it the same way I used to make wheat pasta and it turned out great. I'm allergic to wheat & dairy, so this product lets me enjoy a "normal" pasta meal.
Better than Rice Pasta
So far, this is the best substitute for wheat pastas that I have found. The texture is the closest, and the flavor is neutral. I made macaroni and cheese with this, and my family had no idea I was not using traditional noodles. When first told I had to begin a gluten-free lifestyle, I had tried the rice pasta. The texture and taste were that sub-par to me that I decided to go without pasta instead of eating something that was so-so at best. The quinoa pastas now make eating pasta pleasant again. Thanks!
Love Ancient Harvest!
I have been in love with this brand since I first tried it a few years back, it's pretty much the only pasta I buy! I use it to make all sorts of pasta dishes and even my family/friends who are not gluten free enjoy it. Often times the stuff I bring to parties is always gone by the time I leave and I swear it's because you can't tell the difference between this and a gluten full pasta! I will continue to buy it from Thrive though because it's such a great deal! 2 boxes of this is less then 1 box at my local grocery store sometimes so thank you Thrive for stocking this product!
Good pasta alternative
So my family doesn't have to know its not "regular" pasta, they eat it up; i think the flavor is better too.
Organic Quinoa Pasta Elbows
A great price relative to supermarkets and heath foods stores. Delicious and healthy choice
Good alternative for Diabetics!
My kids and myself are gluten-free and my husband is diabetic. This pasta alternative is great for all of us to enjoy together, which is often hard to find. On top of it being a staple in our kitchen that the whole family can enjoy, we actually do enjoy them! They taste great. I recommend these for those with allergens as well as anyone looking to clean up their diet!
- Aubrey P.
I'm not GF, but I wanted to get some extra iron in my diet. Not only does this have naturally occurring iron, but also more fiber than regular wheat pasta!
If you follow the directions on the box, you will have perfect Al Dente pasta in your bowl. It has a wonderful slightly nutty flavor to it, and feels much heartier in my stomach. I don't even need sauce for this pasta, just some melted butter and dig in! Best of all, it's got a good dose of protein, which makes it easy to eat it as a meal. I don't think I'll be buying wheat pasta again any time soon!
- Cecilia W
Flimsy and grainy
Quinoa pasta is much better mixed with brown rice than corn. This stuff is grainy and falls apart if you overcook by half a second.
Ancient harvest quinoa pasta elbows
Yummy! I am a diabetic and cannot eat pasta. My sugar was only 139 after eating this pasta more importantly it is good very firm and very good
- Marry young
Don't be fooled by the box on so-called "quinoa" pastas. The first ingredient is CORN, albeit organic corn, so there's more corn than quinoa. Corn, even organic, is an unhealthy grain!
Tricking the Kids
Pasta is one of those things that the kids ask for all the time, and after trying to get them to eat regular quinoa, I happened upon this. It works really well. They're eating quinoa without actually knowing they're eating it. They think they're just getting some yummy mac and cheese. It does take a couple tries to cook the pasta "just right" so it has an enjoyable pasta taste, but once you get it right, it's definitely quite delicious. It doesn't taste quite the same as wheat pasta or white pasta, and it has a taste all its own, but it's not a bad taste.
- Ashley A.
Rough taste on this pasta
When I gave up wheat due to a gluten intolerance I developed, I had to find something that had the same texture, so I tried this quinoa pasta.
It's not the same at all. It's feels sandier and gritter in my mouth and doesn't have the flavor I was hoping for. Another reviewer talked about the nutty flavor, but I find it way too strong, because it seems to overpower everything else. I can't give this more than three stars. It is definitely healthy, but the taste is just ok.
Gluten free pasta
This is a great gluten free pasta that is low in salt and doesn't have any cholesterol. It's also got a full flavor that reminds me of nutty grains. It's similar to whole wheat pasta, but I like this flavor even more.
It's great tossed into a pasta salad, or mixed with a tomato sauce. I've seen recipes for mac and cheese with these, but not sure I've got the time to go through it right now. But if I do, I will definitely repost.
- Joshua Saunders
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