How to Cook Whole Wheat Penne Pasta:
Bring water to a boil in a large pot, add salt.
Add pasta and stir to prevent it from sticking.
Cook for 10-11 minutes or until Al Dente.
Drain and serve with your favorite sauce.
Whole Wheat Penne with Tomatoes & Cheese
350 g Whole Wheat Penne
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 tsp onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp thyme, chopped
1 cup fresh mozzarella, diced
1/2 cup Grana Padano cheese, shredded
1 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste
Cook pasta 1 minute less than the package instructions.
Toss with a spoon of olive oil. Set aside to cool.
Sauté garlic and thyme in a large pan before they turn brown then set aside.
In a bowl mix cooked garlic and thyme with a spoon of olive oil, halved tomatoes, chopped onions, mozzarella, and lemon juice.
Season with salt and pepper.
Toss pasta with the marinate.
Top with Grana Padano cheese.
Let sit for 15 minutes before serving.
Serve and enjoy!
Durum whole wheat semolina.
*Allergen information: contains wheat.
Increasing intake of whole grains such as whole wheat penne is a good way to protect your health and lower the risk of acquiring different types of disease.
It has more fiber than the regular penne pasta. Every hundred-gram serving provides 24% of the daily recommended value. It also has relatively fewer calories, carbs, and fat. It is a good source of folic acid, b vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin, and minerals such as iron, manganese, and selenium.
Optimize the nutrition content of your whole-wheat spaghetti by mixing it with salmon, basil, and lemon. Or toss with heart-healthy fats with a vegetable sprinkle.
Storage: Store in a cool dry place in an airtight container.