High protein pasta is pasta made from ingredients that contain a high amount of protein per serving, when compared to regular wheat-based pasta. These ingredients - beans, chickpeas, lentils and yellow peas - tend to naturally maintain their nutritional benefits during the manufacturing process, making them perfect for people with gluten sensitivities and fitness-minded eaters.

Protein is a keystone to living a balanced life, and can highly benefit fitness goals. Proteins form our muscles but also have additional functions within the body, such as helping our body grow, repair, or replace tissue.


ZENB Pasta's special recipe, crafted solely from Yellow Peas, utilises a single-ingredient, whole-plant method. By incorporating the entire pea, including the skin, we achieve a delightful taste, excellent texture, and substantial nutritional benefits, all the while being mindful of the environment. That's what makes ZENB Pasta award-winning!

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Yellow Peas are a superfood

The pea protein is a beneficial food source due to its low allergenicity, and high nutritional value, making it the perfect single ingredient for ZENB’s high protein pasta. 

You can get 21g of protein in 1 serving

ZENB pasta has 21g of protein per 100g of pasta, that's four times the amount compared to standard wheat pasta. ZENB yellow pea pasta covers almost one third of your necessary daily protein intake and is the equivalent to eating three medium-size eggs. 

yellow peas are also high in fibre

ZENB pasta has five times the amount of fibre compared to standard wheat pasta and each serving is the equivalent to eating two bananas or avocados! 

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What Makes ZENB Pasta Award-Winning?

ZENB Pasta brings a gluten-free alternative to traditional pasta and has a lower GI (glycaemic index), which makes it an ideal choice as a pre or post pre exercise meal. It has been designed with taste and texture in mind, which makes it stand out in the market and has accumulated thousands of reviews to testimony its success.

We are very proud to say that since its launch, ZENB 100% High Protein Yellow Pea Pasta has won three awards: The Vegan Awards, Vegan Cupboard Category and Nourish Awards, Cupboard Essentials Category.



Your FAQs On ZENB HIGH PROTEIN Pasta Answered

How much protein does ZENB pasta have per 100 gr?

There are 21g Protein per 100g ZENB Pasta and 17g per 85g serving, which is generally higher than most pasta brands in the UK market. We recommend checking the nutritional table when purchasing any product.

What are the ingredients in ZENB pasta?

ZENB pasta is made using only one ingredient: yellow peas. 

Our peas are carefully selected, then milled, cooked, dried, and made into three shape variations: Penne, Fusilli and Macaroni.

Does high protein pasta taste different?

ZENB Pasta has been carefully designed with texture in mind in order to stand out in the market and offer a gluten-free alternative that does not compromise on taste! 

Does regular wheat pasta have protein?

Generally speaking, standard wheat pasta does contain protein, but it’s considered a fairly low-protein product; however, we recommend checking the nutritional values of each brand. Dried wheat pasta typically contains between 5-13g protein per 100g, whereas ZENB contains 21g of protein per 100g.

What kind of pasta is high in protein?

Pastas made of lentils & peas tend to be the most popular high-protein products available in the market. However, yellow peas have been found to contain the highest amount of protein, which is another reason why people love ZENB pasta so much!

Is high protein pasta healthier?

There's no one definition of "healthy" food. It depends on many factors such as biology and your diet. However, protein is an important part of any diet and the NHS recommends 50g protein per day for the average adult.

Is protein pasta better than regular pasta?

As with any food, if eaten in moderation it can serve a purpose - such as providing nutritional benefits or simply adding a delicious element to your diet! 

ZENB Pasta is high in protein, which is an important macronutrient for any diet. The NHS recommends 50g protein per day for the average adult.

Is protein pasta good for weight loss?

Weight loss is different for everyone so we recommend consulting a specialist. As a general rule, anything eaten in moderation can be good for you. Whether it's providing a nutritional benefit or simply making you feel good. High-protein pasta is certainly a product you should consider adding to your food consumption, especially if your diet consists of low protein intakes from other sources or you want to support your fitness goals. Read more about diets from a qualified nutritional therapist here:


Are yellow peas a complete protein?

We can confirm the amount of total protein but we do not know the quantities of different proteins in the yellow split peas. We use the whole pea so the nutritional content is complete to yellow peas. What we can tell you is that our pasta has more protein than the average wheat pasta.

Is pasta good for muscle gain?


Our brand name is inspired by 'zenbu' (全部), a Japanese term meaning 'whole'. This concept fuels our commitment to creating products that utilise the entire plant, offering whole food experiences throughout the entire day.

Our unique food creation process maximises nature's gifts, resulting in plant-based products that incorporate every part of the plant – including skin, seeds, stem, and more. Our goal is to increase awareness and appreciation of a whole-plant approach, sparking inspiration and change.

Last but not least, our pasta has been selected as the best High Protein Pasta for 2024 by Gymfluencers!