Whole Grain Pasta

Nutrition Benefits

  • Fiber: Helps to reach and maintain a healthy weight by being more filling than low-fiber foods. Helps reduce cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1): Helps body produce energy and regulate metabolism.


  • Check the ingredients list for whole grain or whole wheat flour as the first ingredient.
  • Check the front of the package for the statement “Made with 100% Whole Grain.”


  • Store unopened packages of pasta in the cupboard at room temperature for up to 2 years.
  • Store opened packages of pasta in a dry, airtight container in the pantry. Use within 1 year.
  • Store cooked pasta in a tightly covered plastic container in the refrigerator and use within 5 days.


  • Follow package instructions.
  • 1 cup of uncooked pasta equals 2 cups of cooked pasta.
  • Whole grain pasta can be used in place of white pasta in recipes.
  • Try using half whole grain pasta and half white pasta for some varied color and texture.

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