Konjac Shirataki Pasta
Yes, Konjac is the name of the plant that is used to produce our products. The pasta obtained is known in Asia as Shirataki or Konnyaku noodles and is the same that is used in many diets, including the Dukan diet, due to its low caloric intake, since it does not contain pure carbohydrates and contains practically no calories (7 kcal / 100 g).
Shirataki pasta and konjac flour are very healthy foods with fiber, allergens and 100% vegetables, which you can easily incorporate into your daily life to eat healthier and control your caloric intake while you eat.
Each dose of konjac pasta (100 g) contains only 7 kcal, which, as it comes from soluble vegetable fiber, cannot be absorbed by the body. Because of this, your body absorbs around zero calories from ingesting our konjac pastes. Konjac pastes, as they do not contain carbohydrates or sugar, are ideal to combine with diets and weight control.
The konjac pasta is pre-cooked and it is very easy to incorporate it into your day to day! You can use it in all the meals you want since it is very versatile; you can combine it with vegetables, meats, fish, sauces, salads, soups and also with sushi!
- Drain the liquid.
- Add the sauce or add it to your recipe!
Caution: Konjac paste does not change its consistency during cooking, so you can cook it for as long as you need to prepare a recipe without affecting its structure, size or flavor.
Don't forget to visit our recipe section, where you will find ideas and suggestions to help you prepare your dishes.
You can store shirataki pasta in the pantry at room temperature, as long as it does not exceed 25 ° C. Otherwise, you should store it in the refrigerator.
Once the package is opened, it lasts up to 3 days in the refrigerator. It should not be frozen.
Yes, because they do not contain carbohydrates or sugar, so they are suitable for diabetics.
The Konjac Shop products are made from 100% vegetable soluble fiber, so if you are a vegetarian or vegan, konjac paste is for you too.
Our pastes do not contain allergens according to Regulation (EU) n. 1169/2016. It does not contain cow's milk, eggs, peanuts, other nuts, fish, crustaceans, mollusks, gluten-free cereals, celery, mustard, sesame, soy, lupine, and sulfur dioxide and sulphites.
Scientific studies show that it is best to take konjac daily for best results. Our 200g packets are designed for two servings of 100g each, but you can eat as much as you need to feel full. Remember that konjac pasta has only 7 kcal per serving!
Konjac paste is translucent and has a slightly gelatinous consistency than traditional paste. Unlike traditional pasta, shirataki pasta does not stick after cooking. They are pastes that lack flavor, so they combine with any ingredient or sauce you want to use.
If you need any ideas, check out our recipe section.
The Konjac plant grows in Southeast Africa and Asia. In China and Japan, the konjac plant has been known for 2,000 years for its medicinal properties and health benefits.
The main ingredient in konjac is glucomannan, which is obtained from the flour of the tuber of Amorphophallus Konjac. It is a soluble fiber with a great thickening capacity and a very low caloric intake.
- Lose weight. The glucomannan in Konjac swells in the stomach and provides a feeling of fullness and prolongs the effect of fullness. It is recommended to take 1 g before each meal (3 times a day) with a sufficient amount of liquid.
- It maintains normal cholesterol levels and is therefore indicated for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. It is recommended to take 4 g a day.
- Stabilizes blood sugar levels after every meal. It is especially suitable for people with type 2 diabetes. Take before each meal.
- Regulates intestinal transit and reduces chronic constipation.
Konjac Glucomannan Flour is very versatile and allows you to experiment with a wide range of recipes and dishes.
Liquids: Mix a horizontal teaspoon (between 1 g and 2 g) of konjac flour with a large amount of liquid (water, juices ...) and drink before it thickens.
Sauces, Smoothies, Soups, Stews - Konjac flour acts as a thickener and has a much higher absorbency than wheat flour, so it can thicken sauces, smoothies, or stews in very small amounts without looking bothersome.
Desserts, bread, pancakes: About 1/2 to 1 tablespoon of konjac flour equals 10 tablespoons of wheat flour. It is recommended to dissolve in a cold or warm liquid. Remember, very little is enough!
Take a look here at our recipes made with glucomannan flour.
Yes, konjac flour does not contain allergens according to Regulation (EU) n. 1169/2016. It does not contain cow's milk, eggs, peanuts, other nuts, fish, crustaceans, mollusks, gluten-free cereals, celery, mustard, sesame, soy, lupine, and sulfur dioxide and sulphites.
Glucomannan flour is primarily made up of fiber and is especially suitable for people with type 2 diabetes.
It is 100% vegetable soluble fiber, so it is suitable for vegans.