Taste Test: Whole Wheat Pasta
Whole Wheat Pasta: We tried 10 different brands. Here, our
Bionaturae Organic Spaghetti. The only brand we sampled that is 100
percent whole wheat, Bionaturae has a nutty, slightly sweet taste plus a firm
texture and a nice bite. Available nationwide at Whole Foods and Wild Oats and
at some supermarkets and health food stores.
Trader Joe's Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti. It had a mildly wheaty,
pleasant taste and a chewy texture.
Whole Foods Market Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti. We liked its mild
flavor and al dente bite.
Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti had a firm resistance
and a neutral flavor-a plus since whole wheat pastas tend to have a strong
Worth noting: Whole wheat and multigrain pastas are usually slightly
more expensive than regular pasta but are a worthwhile investment when you want
pasta that packs a nutritious punch. Unless the label says 100 percent whole
wheat, the product is actually a whole wheat blend, which still provides a
higher fiber content than regular pasta. These varieties have a much shorter
shelf life than semolina pasta, so use them within six months of purchase.
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