Product Review: Casa de Sante
I was recently given the opportunity to sample some seasoning mixes from Casa de Sante. It's so exciting right now with all of these new companies coming out with low-FODMAP food products. When I first started blogging about low-FODMAP recipes, there were no products on the market specifically designed to be low-FODMAP. Now I'm hearing about more and more products available and it's so promising!
The product I'm reviewing today is the Italian Tuscan Herb Mix, one of Casa de Sante's many products that are certified FODMAP Friendly. I created this recipe to highlight the seasonings in the packet, which is a blend of asafoetida, herbs and cayenne pepper. I have heard of asafoetida before, but never used it. It is a spice most commonly used in Indian cuisine that gives cooked foods an onion or leek flavor. Low in FODMAPs, it's a great substitute for onion in your favorite dishes.
I've heard it is pretty potent by itself, but in this spice mix the asafoetida blends in perfectly with the other herbs and spices. I would recommend adding the Tuscan Herb Mix to any of your favorite Italian pasta dishes. It adds a wonderful depth of flavor, plus that hint of onion that you may be missing on the low-FODMAP diet. The cayenne pepper adds only just the tiniest kick.
I can't wait to try more of Casa de Sante's low-FODMAP products and I hope to share some more of my creations in the future.
Tuscan Turkey Pasta
2 cups gluten-free brown rice rotini pasta
1 lb. lean ground turkey
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large zucchini, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced
1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon Casa de Sante Italian Tuscan Herb Mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups fresh baby spinach, chopped
grated Parmesan cheese
fresh chopped parsley
- Bring a lightly salted pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Set aside 1/4 cup of the pasta water and then drain the pasta.
- Meanwhile, brown and crumble the turkey in a large skillet over medium-high heat, cooking until no longer pink. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Set aside.
- To the same skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the zucchini and saute just until tender, about 7 to 8 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, Casa de Sante Tuscan Herb Mix, salt and the turkey. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat and continue to simmer about 5 minutes.
- Stir in the chopped baby spinach and cook until wilted. Stir in the 1/4 cup pasta water and the cooked pasta. Gently toss to combine. Season to taste with more salt and Tuscan Herb Mix if desired.
- Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley sprinkled on top.
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