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Tuscani Pastas from Pizza Hut

Dommy | | Jul 8, 2008 11:25 PM

Someone at work ordered this in today and so I decided to give it a shot since I was kinda bored of my standard lunch and I saw that there was no post here yet and it's my turn to take one for the team...

I’d seen ads for these pastas driving by my local Pizza Huts and was surprised to see it packaged like a Pizza, which for some odd reason really appealed to me. It just seamed like a neater smarter way to carry them instead of the standard tin pasta tray usually used for these types of dishes. Also, the serving size is pretty darn big, I think the ads says feeds 4… well I admit we are in the TeeVee biz so we might eat a little less than ‘average’ but it fed like 6 of us (With Salad)

He ordered the Meaty Marinara and the standard pasta is Rotini. The first thing that surprised me was the Pasta, I was SURE it was going to be overcooked… but it wasn’t, it held on to the fork nicely. The second was the sauce, I thought it was be too sweet, but again, it was a nice mild tomato sauce. Nothing poked out, but it was a nice balance of tomato flavor (Not to acidic at all either). I would put it in the league of the better tomato bottled tomato sauces out there… The meat was also nicely flavored and studded through out. Not huge chunks, but not that tiny meaty paste that are in so many processed pasta dishes either… Being of prime baby shower invitee age, I've my fair share of these types of carry out pasta tubs... I must admit, this was one of the better ones...

The cheese was standard (What little I got after the guys attacked it first) and the salt level on par with what you’d expect from Fast Food, not terrible, but I’m a bit sensitive and I had whole glass of water with my serving (A little more than a cup). It’s not a bad option for those wanting something different a quick from Pizza Hut for a party or something (If you order it without cheese you probably could dress it up and pass it off as something else…) And it’s most definitely a better option than any of their pizzas…

As for me, I tried to redeem myself at dinner... Hmmm... TVP...