Posts Tagged ‘curry’

Target – Sweet Earth – The Curry Tiger Burrito – Food Review

07/04/2017

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July 4, 2017

Normally I limit my food reviews to ALDI and Trader Joe’s products which have a national presence as opposed to many supermarket chains which are more regional in nature.  However I’ve recently discovered these in the “plant-based protein” freezer at Target and was impressed with them.  So here’s a review.  If there’s a Target near you with a grocery section, you might want to check these out.

As noted above, I like these.  Unlike many frozen burrito products which seem to lack texture and flavor, these have both.  There are several types of Sweet Earth burritos which vary slightly by ingredients and spices.  All are reasonably good, but this one stands out because it is the most flavorful and has a bit of a kick to it.  Those are two things I like.

The product is labeled as vegan and “Non GMO Project Verified.”  As a meat substitute it has 19g of protein – not bad.  Most likely due to being wrapped in a flour tortilla, carbohydrates are moderately high at 45g.  It’s surprisingly filling and long-lasting at only 320 calories each.

Calories  320 per burrito (1 serving, 198g)  –  Price $2.99,  $2.50 on sale

Korma Fish Curry – Trader Joe’s – Food Review

10/23/2016

korma fish curry, trader joe, frozen dinnerOctober 23, 2016

The microwave has never smelled this good.  If this was just a big bowl of the sauce, I’d be perfectly happy.  Complex flavors in the sauce kept the mouth happy.  Little bits of seasoning were like Easter eggs in video games, pleasant surprises that made each bite a slightly different adventure.  Be aware, this is not for the squeamish.  Along with the flavor is a medium heat in the mouth changing to a hotter burn in the throat.

The fish was firm and not oily.  It’s hard to tell if the fish added any flavor to the dish because the sauce overwhelmed it.  My dinner contained a nice large thick piece of fish.  The basmati rice was also nice having separate dry grains of rice with a firm texture.  The rice had a slightly different taste, most likely due to the seasoning in the rice.  A bite of the rice also mediates some of the heat from the sauce.korma fish curry, trader joe, nutrition, frozen dinner

For anyone liking good spicy food, this should be at the top of your list to try.

Calories 380 per package   Price  $3.49

Trader Joe’s Chicken Balti Pies – Food Review

10/09/2016

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October 9. 2016

For the mildly adventurous this is the more flavorful cousin to Trader Joe’s Steak & Ale Pies.  Similarly, this pie heats up nicely in the microwave.  While a little chewy, the crust is not soggy after heating.  Considering it was heated in a microwave, the nicely flavored crust is fairly crispy.  Instructions for oven heating are also included.

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Trader Joe’s – Vegetable Panang Curry – Food Review

02/18/2016
Panang Curry, Trader Joe's

Vegetable Panang Curry
Trader Joe’s

A gob of sticky rice,  a mess, a few green things and a tasty sauce describes this microwave boxed meal.  Trader Joe needs to go back to the drawing board on this one.

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Pineapple Yogurt Shrimp Curry – Recipe

04/18/2012

Talk about mixed metaphors?

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Pumpkin Apple Curry Soup – Recipe Review

12/07/2011

Here begins a new way to make people mad at me.

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Tuna In Red Panang Curry Sauce – Trader Joe’s – Thailand – Food Review

10/17/2011

First green, now red. I hear there’s a yellow.  That spells traffic light.

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Tuna In Green Curry Sauce – Trader Joe’s – Thailand – Food Review

07/31/2011

Oh my!  This is a winner. It’s as good as TJ’s Paneer Tikka Masala.  And that is very very good.

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