Food Brand: Knorr Pasta Sides - Beef Flavor

PROFILE

Brand Name
Knorr

Item
Pasta Sides (beef flavor)

Description
Fettuccini[sic] in a Savory Braised Beef Flavored Sauce with other Natural Flavor

No Artificial Preservatives

Cooks in 7 Minutes

Bar Code Number
0 41000 02248 7

Net Weight
4.3 OZ. (121g)

Distributed by
© Unilever, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 USA

Product Number
83185369 (????)

Directions
—Top-of-Stove Directions—
1. In medium saucepan, bring 2 cups water and 1 Tbsp. margarine (optional) to a boil.
(Try using I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread or Shedd's Spread Country Crock® Spread.)

2. Stir in contents of package and return to a boil. Reduce heat and continue boiling gently for 7 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.

3. Let stand at least 2 minutes. Stir and serve.


Microwave Directions

In 2-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine 2 cups of water, 1 Tbsp. margarine (optional) and contents of package. Microwave uncovered at HIGH about 10 minutes* or until pasta is tender, stirring once halfway through cooking. Stir and serve.

*Microwave ovens vary; adjust times as needed. Directions above developed in a 1200 watt microwave oven.

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size
2/3 Cup (62g) (1 cup prepared)

Servings Per Container
about 2
Calories Mix: 230
Prepared: 270

Calories from Fat
Mix: 10
Prepared: 45

Total Fat*
Mix: 1g - 2%
Prepared: 1g - 8%

Saturated Fat Mix: 0g - 0%
Prepared: 0g - 5%

Trans Fat
0g

Cholesterol
Mix: 0mg - 0%
Prepared: 0mg - 0%

Sodium
Mix: 760mg - 32%
Prepared: 760mg - 34%

Total Carbohydrates
Mix: 46g - 15%
Prepared: 46g - 16%

Dietary Fiber
Mix: 3g - 12%
Prepared: 3g -12%

Sugars
2g

Protein 8g
Vitamin A
Mix: 2%
Prepared: 8%

Vitamin C
Mix: 0%
Prepared: 0%

Calcium
Mix: 2%
Prepared: 2%

Iron
Mix: 10%
Prepared: 10%

Thiamin
Mix: 35%
Prepared: 35%

Riboflavin
Mix: 15%
Prepared: 15%

Niacin
Mix: 15%
Prepared: 15%

Folic Acid
Mix: 30%
Prepared: 30%
Ingredients
Enriched Macaroni Product [Semolina and Durum Flour (Wheat), Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate (Iron), Thiamin Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Folic Acid], Maltodextrin (Corn, Potato), Salt, Onion Powder, Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Sugar, Potassium Chloride, Caramel (For Color), Carrots*, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Natural Flavor, (Milk, Soy, Wheat), Parsley, Torula Yeast, Disodium Guanylate, Disodium Inosinate, Citric Acid, Sulfites.

May Contain
Egg

Other
* Amount in Mix, ½ tbsp of spread contributes an additional 40 calories, 35 calories from fat, 4g fat (1g saturated fat) and 40mg sodium per serving.


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Knorr Pasta Sides Beef Flavor


Food Review (Posted on 06-16-2015)

I understand: You don't have time to patiently whip up a fabulous meal in thirty minutes or more. And while I believe that great meals come from the effort of cooking from scratch, there are days when our patience has emptied out. Thank you Knorr for this!

You can't get any simple than this. Bringing two cups of fresh water to a boil, and simply add in the mix! The directions recommend Margarine as an option; I say make it mandatory. It'll bring in some fat, but also the richness of the margarine that isn't too overpowering. The packet says it cooks in 7 minutes or so, but never do I time it. My suggestion is trust your eyes. As long as you keep stirring and keeping an eye on it, it should cook in no time. Oh, and the Fettucini pasta is very thin so it will cook faster than the "normal-sized" pasta. Stir until the sauce thickens and you're good to go!

The taste is almost close to homemade. Considering that you added water and margarine seems like the alternate fodder to a delicious heaven. After you're done, you feel like you can down in a second bowl.

Out of a perfect 5 stars, I gave it only 4 stars. Firstly, the front label which misspelled the word "Fettucini." Not that spelling would deter shoppers from buying this but anyone doing the proofreading QC—quality control—needs to get this straight. And considering the packet isn't old and provided their Facebook fan page means there's no excuse for not researching the correct spelling. Secondly, and most might agree, the portions are incredibly small. Frankly, like the label says, it's a "Pasta Sides" dish. I'm a man and I eat like one—let's just say I just made a pro football athlete's appetite in competition with mine (no joke). Because this is best served as a side for your favorite greens, salad, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, the portions could be much larger. Or, it could be an entire meal in it of itself. Then again, this was made from New Jersey and not the South. (For some reason, southern restaurants and cooks serve up HUGE portions of food, even if for yourself. I think I'm starting to love the southerners. Hey y'all!)

Despite those flaws, this will make your stomach smile. I know that's anatomically impossible, but you'll feel it after eating this.

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© 2008-2017 written and reviewed personally by Kris Caballero.

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