MRE Review: Sopakco Chicken Pesto Pasta (5/10)

dweekly

2008/10/16

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This is my first review of an MRE from the Sopakco Sure-Pak 12. I got the version without heaters.

The chicken pesto pasta was pretty good. The overall sauce was a little on the thick side and I think could have benefitted well from a little zest, tang, and/or kick. But the quality was good and the chicken tasty. The pasta was not mushy at all and the pesto aftertaste lingered nicely without being too garlicky. 610.

The cornbread stuffing tasted alright but the texture was a little slimy on the outside, not at either end of the fluffy (cornbread) or gooey (stuffing) ends of the spectrum. Palatable but not delicious by any stretch of the imagination. 310. The “Osmotic Cranberries” were delish (910) and the peanuts alright (510). The crackers and peanut butter were so thick and pasty I think they immediately corked my duodenum. Yeesh. (210) The instant coffee was passable. (710)

Overall, this was not a meal I would regularly eat for pleasure. It was passable and would fill, but doesn’t strike any particularly interesting culinary chords, if you know what I mean.

Rating: 510