I like Barilla Plus (whole grain not whole wheat). I've never been to a grocery store that didn't have it. Tastes like normal pasta to me.
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9/7/12 9:52 A
Dreamfield Pasta....you can buy it at Walmart. It's not whole wheat but it IS low carb and tastes just like regular pasta.
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9/7/12 9:26 A
I like PC Blue Menu (although not sure if that is just in Canada or not). But, when Catelli Smart is on sale, I buy that. I actually prefer the whole wheat kinds, but my husband doesn't and the Smart pasta is often in a larger box than the other whole wheat stuff and it has the same nutrition content.
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9/7/12 9:23 A
365 or Trader Joe's.
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2 9/7/12 9:05 A
Thank you, everyone. I do have a Trader Joe's near me, so I'm going to try theirs first. Some of the others that people recommended aren't sold around here though. :-(
I also tried the tip to cook the whole wheat pasta a bit longer with my store brand last night and that did help.
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9/6/12 8:22 P
Funny there was just a yahoo article on this. They said Whole Foods and Trader Joes were best with both having a slight nutty taste and good texture.
I'd love to hear the answer to this myself. I have tried it and I have to say that I do not like any of the ones I've tried. I don't guess that colored pasta like you make pasta salad out of really qualifies since it's not whole wheat -- probably laced with food coloring.
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70 9/6/12 6:30 P
We swear by Maras over here :) http://www.maraspasta.com/ ... We're an organic non processed family, so for us this is hands down the best for taste and texture!
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26 9/6/12 5:57 P
Catelli Smart pasta is my favorite! It also fools my kids into thinking they are eating regular white pasta!
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9/6/12 12:59 P
Do you have a Trader Joe's near you? They sell some really cheap whole wheat pastas in bags that are very tasty.
I also find w/ whole wheat, if I cook it a little longer than I would white, it helps.
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9/6/12 12:20 P
I went to Sav-a-lot store and found Heartland whole wheat pasta. I just wanted to try it since it was $1. I was surprised with how the texture and taste was. May have been the herbs but it was not a harsh taste and no after taste that you have to gargle away. I enjoyed the meal that I made from it.
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