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Here's a wonderful pasta recipe that's high in fiber and gluten-free. Mung bean pasta is a great alternative for those of you who suffer from celiac disease or wheat allergies. The secret ingredient here is the aromatic and delicious truffle butter. A little goes a long way, but if you feel the need for more truffle flavor, you can also add a few dashes of truffle oil.
Satisfying and creamy, this gluten-free pasta is made with just mung beans and water, lending a pretty olive hue to the dish. You can find mung bean pasta at most specialty or health food stores.
Gluten-free pasta with truffle butter recipe
1 package mung bean fettuccini pasta, or any shape
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup grated pecorino romano cheese
3 teaspoons white pepper
2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons truffle butter
Truffle oil, optional
Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta water.
In a bowl, whisk egg, heavy cream, cheese, salt and white pepper.
Add pasta back to the pan you cooked it in and add truffle butter and pasta water. Stir in egg mixture and mix well.
Add optional truffle oil to taste. To serve, top with more grated cheese.