For all you slow carb/low carb/ gluten free/ etc. eaters out there who are ex-carbaholics like myself, this is an amazing find that I am super excited about – black bean spaghetti!
Yes, it’s true. This is real. At first I was skeptical. I figured the bulk of the spaghetti would be made of black beans but then other random ingredients would be added in as well that would include things I didn’t necessarily want to eat. However, the beauty of this pasta is that the only ingredients are organic black beans and water. Yay!
You cook this spaghetti just like you would regular pasta. I made the whole bag and it took about 7 minutes. It comes out a little al dente and the taste and texture are similar to that of a whole wheat pasta. The bag says it contains about four servings. However, considering it’s purely black beans, I found myself filling up very fast while eating and ate way less of this than I would have if it were regular spaghetti.
We topped ours with our homemade italian sauce recipe mixed with ground turkey meat to make a complete and balanced meal. It was SO yummy and filling!
I bought this at Whole Foods and I can’t wait to stock up again. It was $3.99 (I think) for the bag, which is more than regular pasta, but still not crazy expensive by any means. They also have a mung bean spaghetti there as well. I can’t wait to try that flavor as well!