Whole Grain-Rich Pasta Cooking Resources
Refer to these resources for recommended cook times and best practices when preparing whole grain-rich pasta. All are suitable for display in the kitchen for quick reference during meal preparation.
Whole grain-rich products cook differently than refined white grains, and may also appear darker in color. The one-page resource, Tips to Prepare Whole Grain-Rich Items, offers strategies in order to address common challenges associated with preparing and serving whole grain-rich products.
The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) lists these resources and providers as a service to school nutrition professionals.
This list does not constitute an endorsement or verification of accuracy on the part of TDA.
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