Easy shaping technique. High in calories. IDDSI safe texture.

We provide a durable ricer for on the line shaping of purée spaghetti, fettuccini, elbow macaroni and rice granules. Contact us to receive this tool complimentary with an order of pasta mix.

Designed with IDDSI in mind.

Our purée products and recipes meet the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) best practices guidelines for food texture safety for levels 4 and 5 purée diets.

Shaped Purée Pasta Recipe - IDDSI

2 minutes 38 seconds

Watch our shaping technique for purée pasta followed by an IDDSI Fork Pressure Test and Spoon Tilt Test. 

Shaped Purée Pasta Recipe

5 servings #8 scoop

Rubicon Purée Pasta Mix: 3/4 cup

Hot water (170-185°F): 2  1/2 cups

10 servings #8 scoop

Rubicon Purée Pasta Mix: 1  1/2 cups

Hot water (170-185°F): 5 cups

Pasta Scoop Preparation 

1. Pour hot water into a pan and slowly whisk in the pasta mix until combined. The mixture will partially thicken. 

2. Reheat the pasta mix to 180-190ºF to fully thicken by:

  • Stovetop: Continue stirring on medium heat.
  • Convection oven: Heat covered at 350ºF for 15 minutes.
  • Steamer: Heat covered for 10 minutes. 

3. Stir mixture and hold on serving line according to state regulations. 

4. Serve using a #8 scoop. Use back of scoop to create groove in pasta and ladle in pasta sauce.

Spaghetti, Fettuccini & Elbow Macaroni Preparation

Follow steps 1-2 above.

3. For correct texture, cool mixture to 100ºF or lower in cooler for a minimum of 1.5 hours. 

4. Reheat pan to an internal temperature of 165ºF using step 2 above and place on the serving line. 

5. Insert appropriate ricer shaping disc into ricer followed by the stainless steel tube. 

6. Add one #8 scoop (side dish) or two #8 scoops (main dish) to the ricer. 

7. For spaghetti and fettucini, pump out all of the purée pasta in a continuous circle ending in the center. For elbow macaroni, pump out ½ inch strands by catching the strands on the plate and pulling up on the ricer. 

8. Ladle sauce over center of pasta, garnish and serve.


  • The ricer can be placed into a 1/3 steam table sanitary water bath until the next plating procedure

Try the IDDSI Level 4 Purée Fork Pressure & Spoon Tilt Test.

Ricer Shaping Disk Selections





Elbow Macaroni


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