Good To-Go Classic Marinara with Penne

Reviews

Pretty good flavor, but pasta doesn't rehydrate well.

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $5

Summary

Pretty good flavor, but pasta doesn't rehydrate well.

Pros

  • Easy to make
  • Very tasty
  • Ingredients are all things you can pronounce

Cons

  • Pasta doesn't rehydrate very well

I had been looking forward to trying this out on my recent Rainier trip. 

Prep is easy... just put boiling water in, stir, and wait twenty minutes. After twenty minutes, I gave it a try. Some of the pasta was still a bit crunchy, so I stirred some more and let it sit another ten minutes. Some of the pasta was STILL a little crunchy. So I stirred some more and waited another ten minutes. By this point, the pasta was mostly "al dente," and I was starved so ate it anyway.

Flavor was very tasty, and it filled me up, and was mostly satisfying.

One of the things that always bothers me about these cook-in-a-bag meals, is the amount of wasted packaging. The result is a LOT of trash to haul out, and it's like a major excavation project to get the food out to eat. With Good 2 Go, there is no wasted packaging. The pouch is exactly the right size.

If they could just get the pasta part right, it would be perfect.

Alicia MacLeay TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks for the review, David.


4 years ago

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