Hey there, fellow food explorers! 🍝✨ Today, I embarked on a little culinary adventure, and guess what? I’m taking you along for the ride. So, I stumbled upon this intriguing find at Costco – organic edamame spaghetti. Yep, you heard that right. A pasta made purely from edamame bean flour, boasting a whopping 42 grams of protein, 23 grams of fiber, and just 12 grams of net carbs per serving. Can you believe it? Because I barely could!


For today’s high protein / low carb lunch, I made chicken pesto pasta with Edamame Pasta from Costco. 42g protein, 23g fiber per serving πŸπŸ«›#costcofinds #costcoreviews #edamamepasta #lowcarbpasta #highproteinpasta #easyhealthyrecipes #healthylunch

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Now, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably a bit skeptical about “low carb” pastas. I mean, let’s be honest, they can be a hit or miss, and nobody’s got time for mushy noodles, right? But something about this edamame spaghetti sparked a glimmer of hope in my carb-conscious heart. So, I thought, “Why not give it a whirl?”

The Unboxing – Pasta Edition πŸ“¦

Ripping into the package, I found two pretty hefty packs of spaghetti. For today’s experiment, I decided to use just about a quarter of one pack – gotta save some for future experiments or failures, you know?

Following the instructions to a T, I plopped the spaghetti into boiling water, turned down the heat, and let it simmer away for about 3-5 minutes. Easy peasy. Once it was done, I mixed it up with some chicken and pesto in a saucepan, letting all that pesto-y goodness coat every nook and cranny of the noodles and chicken.

The Moment of Truth 🍴

Alright, so here’s where things got real. I plated up my edamame spaghetti masterpiece, sprinkled some freshly grated Parmesan and cracked some pepper over the top (because we’re fancy like that), and took a moment to appreciate the aroma. Guys, it smelled divine.

Now, the real test – the taste. I’ve had my fair share of low-carb pasta disappointments, so I was bracing myself. But let me tell you, I was pleasantly surprised! The texture was spot on, striking a perfect balance between angel hair and soba noodles.

And the taste? It leaned more towards whole wheat pasta, but the pesto did a stellar job masking any “bean-y” flavor, not that the noodles had a strong taste to begin with. I probably should’ve tried a noodle solo for science, but hey, there’s always next time.

The verdict? This edamame spaghetti is a solid 7.5 out of 10 in my book. The fiber content alone is a game-changer – almost a full day’s worth in one dish! Talk about filling. Halfway through my plate, I was already waving the white flag.

So, to all my health-conscious pals out there or anyone looking to shake up their pasta game, I say give this edamame spaghetti a go. It’s a nutritious, satisfying alternative to traditional pasta, and it might just surprise you.

Have you tried edamame spaghetti before? Or do you have another low-carb pasta recommendation? Drop your thoughts, suggestions, and experiences in the comments below. Let’s keep this pasta party going!

Until next time, keep exploring and eating well!

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