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Legume Pasta

The appeal of these high-protein, high-fiber products is quickly expanding beyond the gluten-free food market. Are any of them worth bringing home?

What We Learned

Chickpeas, lentils, and dried beans—edible seeds of plants in the legume family—are cheap, vegetarian, gluten-free, and packed with protein and fiber. On their own, they’ve been a nutritious and highly valued food source for thousands of years, but recently we've seen them popping up in everything from chips and burgers to bread crumbs and miso. Another massive food category they've...

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