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BG5150
07-06-2005, 04:11 PM
Has anyone seen or tried soy based pasta? I saw it in the grocery store today. It has 28g of protein and only 18g of carbs in a serving. There's 6 servings in a 1# bag.

If you've tried it, how does it taste? I'm just try to get some reviews before I drop 3 bucks on a bag of pasta. Still, it's only $0.02 per gram or protein.

Unreal
07-06-2005, 04:24 PM
How many cals in a serving? Sounds badass.

BG5150
07-06-2005, 04:52 PM
This is the stuff I was looking at today:

Darielle Fussilli, 12 oz package

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3/4 Cup - 2oz(56g) dry
Servings per container: 6
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g 6%
Dietary Fiber 8 g 32%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 45%

Ingredients: Defatted soy flour, pasteruized egg white, rice flour, wheat gluten, isolated soy proteins

getfit
07-06-2005, 04:53 PM
that sounds pretty good i'd go for it!

TheGimp
07-06-2005, 05:05 PM
Looks great, give it a go

Blood&Iron
07-06-2005, 05:07 PM
I've had it before.

If I'm remembering correctly, it's not bad, but is a bit chewier than normal pasta and does taste somewhat different. With marinara and a bit of cheese, though, I thought it was decent.

Shao-LiN
07-06-2005, 05:37 PM
Yah, I buy it every now and then from Trader Joe's. It's not the greatest thing in the world, but it definately feeds my pasta cravings. B&I is right, somewhat chewier (aka harder) than normal pasta. I throw some fat free parmesan on top of it and it's just fine.

BG5150
07-06-2005, 05:42 PM
..and I guess if I pummel it with sauce...

getfit
07-06-2005, 05:44 PM
a nice mushroom sauce if you like mushrooms!

Shao-LiN
07-06-2005, 05:45 PM
..and I guess if I pummel it with sauce...

That can work too, though you'll pretty much be replacing the carbs you're trying to eliminate in the first place =P.

BG5150
07-06-2005, 05:47 PM
I'm not that worried about my carbs.