Help Me Carbo Load with Whole Wheat Pasta Before a Race

Help Me Carbo Load with Whole Wheat Pasta Before a Race

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Faith Durand
Mar 23, 2012
Q: I'm a runner, and preparing to carbo load with some whole wheat pasta. Runners are discouraged from eating dairy before a race, so I'm looking for an interesting recipe that doesn't involve butter or cheese. Sent by Rachel Editor: Rachel, a good place to start would be this super simple tomato sauce from Marcella Hazan: • Classic Recipe: Marcella Hazan's Famous Tomato Sauce It does call for butter, and you could cut that down or substitute some olive oil for a portion of it. Readers, what else would you suggest?
Related: Blogging Cook's Illustrated: Sauces for Whole Wheat Pasta (Image: Faith Durand)
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