Penne with tomato sauce, spaghetti and meatballs, spinach lasagna, spirals with pesto ¡ª there’s something magical about sitting down to a big, comforting bowl. With so many healthy ways to enjoy pasta, there’s no need to swear off this food for good. While whole-wheat pasta is a popular choice, it’s not the only healthy option. Check out this pasta comparison.
Here’s the nutritional info for half a cup of dry pasta.
Bean and quinoa (2 oz.)1901357112Corn18126.96.36.199¡ª3.9Durum semolina (Plain)156.6188.8.131.52.5Kamut210.819315Kamut and quinoa210240528Kamut and buckwheat105.8184.108.40.206.5Quinoa and corn (2 oz.)205146404Rice (2 oz.)1923220.127.116.11Rye206045.48.216.2Soba (buckwheat; 2 oz.)192.418.104.22.168.2Spelt210241517Spelt and buckwheat210241426Whole wheat183.739.44.4¡ª7.7Whole wheat egg (2 oz.)2203395110