Pasta Flour Types

Pasta is made with different flour types and ingredients. 

  • The regular pasta, usually in a blue package, is made with durum wheat flour and water.
  • Pasta all’uovo, egg pasta, comes in a yellow package and is made with eggs, flour, and sometimes a little bit of water. It’s usually yellowish than regular / common pasta. 
  • The green pasta is made by adding spinach to the main ingredients.
  • The red pasta is made by adding carrots or dried tomatoes.
  • The black pasta is made by adding squid ink.
  • Gluten Free pasta is usually made with cornmeal or rice flour. 
  • Whole grain pasta is becoming common to find in many grocery stores.


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