Monococcum Pearl Spelt

La nostra Pasta, trafilata con stampi in bronzo, viene essiccata in speciali celle per almeno 5/8 giorni ad una temperatura non superiore ai 38°, per non danneggiare il glutine, cuore e anima della pasta.

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The Monococcum pearl spelt of Poggio Aquilone or small spelt is the oldest cereal in the world, which was abandoned due to its low productivity. From a nutritional point of view, the cereal has a high protein content and a low carbohydrate content. It can be used in the preparation of soups, risottos and cold salads.

Nutritional properties
Monococcus spelt has a high protein, vitamin and mineral salt content and is low in fat. Among the mineral salts most present we can list manganese, iron and zinc, among the vitamins there are vitamins A, B and C in particular. Compared to other types of spelt, moreover, it is rich in fiber and is less caloric. On the basis of the nutritional characteristics of monococcum spelt, it is possible to describe its numerous beneficial characteristics:
- it is easily digestible
- it favors correct intestinal functioning
- it has antioxidant properties
- it is low in gluten
- it reduces cholesterol
- it is highly satiating, it is perfect for diets.

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Data sheet

500 g
Organic Monococcum Pearl Spelt

Our recipe
Monococcum Pearl Spelt with mushrooms

Ingredients for 4 people


  • 350 g monococcum pearl spelt
  • Mushrooms
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Thyme to taste
  • Vegetable broth

Boil the monococcum spelt for 20/25 minutes in salted water. In the meantime, cook the mushrooms with poached garlic, extra virgin olive oil and thyme, salt and pepper to taste. 

When the minutes are up, drain the spelt and add it to the mushrooms, stirring slowly. Finish cooking for five minutes, with the possible addition of hot vegetable broth.

Enjoy your meal!