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Do You Normally Cook With Regular or Whole Wheat Pasta?


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Magycmyste Magycmyste 8 years
I actually eat regular enriched pasta most of the time, but I try to eat whole wheat pasta over plain regular pasta - they taste almost exactly the same, and it's better for you! (But sometimes the regular pasta is a lot cheaper...)
Leek Leek 8 years
I never liked the wheat b/c of the texture but I really wanted to eat it since it is healthier. My brother introduced me to whole grain pasta and it is great. It's not grainy like the wheat and has a nice non-sandy feel to it.
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 8 years
I have to eat Gluten Free pasta bc of my Celiac/Crohn's Disease but it's delicious although it can get expensive.
Jinx Jinx 8 years
I am buying whole wheat all the time now. I don't find any real difference in taste. :shrug:
tototee tototee 8 years
I couldn't believe how similar they tasted! So always go for the whole wheat now!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
neonbee neonbee 8 years
It depends on many things. My mum doesn't like whole wheat pasta so when we eat together, its always regular pasta. However, if I eat by myself, I usually cook whole wheat pasta.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I use whole wheat, but it took some getting used too. Regular pasta tastes better.
bleached bleached 8 years
I actually prefer the taste of whole wheat pasta...
cutefactory cutefactory 8 years
I use Barilla Plus. I have a picky 5 year old who would like to live on buttered noodles. At least that has calcium, protein, and Omega 3. I hate the taste of whole wheat pasta, but these are pretty good.
PinkUnicorn PinkUnicorn 8 years
For almost everything I like whole wheat pasta better, but sometimes for very, very light sauces (such as just tossing a gremolata with the pasta) I will use regular.
pinky8486 pinky8486 8 years
Sometimes it really just depends on the sauce. Like for tomato sauces I really like regular pasta. But, if I'm doing something simple like with olive oil, cherry tomatoes and basil I think that whole wheat pasta adds a nice flavor.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
My husband only eats regular pasta, but when I make pasta for myself, I use whole wheat because I actually like the taste of the whole wheat stuff better than the white.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 8 years
I prefer whole wheat due to the taste and health benefits. The regular just tastes like nothing to me. Kinda like wonder bread.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
Whole wheat or multi-grain. I really did not like it at first, but after I ate it a few times it grew on me.
Kaolla Kaolla 8 years
I don't really taste the difference either so I use whole wheat.
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 8 years
I usually don't eat pasta but on the rare occasion I make it I usually use whole wheat pasta. I taste no difference between regular and whole wheat.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 8 years
I mix it up from time to time. It depends on my mood.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I use whole wheat because of the health benefits, but I'd much rather use the regular stuff because I think it tastes better!
juliefischer juliefischer 8 years
I cant taste a difference b/t whole wheat and regular. I'll stick with my whole wheat :)
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I like regular pasta better. Sometimes I use whole wheat if the sauce is especially strong tasting since I think it makes up for the slightly cardboardy taste of wheat pasta.
Doudys Doudys 8 years
I think regular pasta taste much better. I know whole wheat pasta are better, but I am not going to eat something that doesn't taste nice only for the health benefit, I'd rather it less of something good (I have regular pasta 2 or 3 times a month maybe) than eat something I dislike on a more regular basis.
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