Pasta is horribly high in carbs and calories. You shouldn't ever be eating more than 2oz. dry weight of any pasta. Wet/cooked measurement of pasta is not accurate as size, shape and cooking time/method change the volume so much.
I can't stand whole wheat pasta (grew up with the fresh semolina stuff and good grade Italian dry pasta) but Barilla Plus is pretty tasty and actually has *some* redeeming nutritional value. 2 oz. has 210 calories, 38g carbs, 4g fiber, 10g protein and 2g fat.
I eat it, just not very often. You can't get enough for it to be really filling without spending a lot of your nutrition budget for the day. I like to mix that tiny amount of pasta with lots of fresh tomatoes, homemade pesto, cooked chicken and a handful of spinach to increase the volume of the meal.
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