"Well, I'll admit it, I buy the Great Value brand whole wheat pasta from Wal-Mart. It's 88 cents a package and the flavor is mild so it doesn't overwhelm or have to be drowned in a heavy sauce to mask the taste. We really like it in our...
Ronzoni/Prince Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Blend Pasta ($1.49/13.25 oz.): Though not technically a pure whole-wheat pasta, this blend was rated “best” by 4 out of 7 of our panel. High ratings were given for its mild flavor. Hays: “It doesn’t go too far in the whole-wheaty direction.” Kjelleren: “The most versatile of the bunch.” Bove: “You could substitute this for regular pasta.” Emma Ruopp: “Great! It’s total comfort food.”
DeBoles Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti Style Pasta (89¢/8 oz.): Tasters who like a hearty wheat flavor loved this dark and grainy-hued spaghetti. Bove: “It’s the best!” Morris: “Nice wheat flavor...would be good with a lighter sauce of nuts, garlic and olive oil.” The dark color was of concern to one of our tasters (Kjelleren) who felt it would turn off her whole-wheat-suspicious family.