What We Ate:
Lean Pockets Pretzel Bread Sandwich
Grilled Chicken Jalapeno Cheddar
The Facts: 280 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 890g sodium and 35g of carbs
Why This One: We must have been high. Not really but we honestly have no other explanation as to why we thought this was a good idea.
Looks: It doesn't look much like the picture but It's a hot pocket, that's for sure. It resembles a pretzel. Kind of. It has a few pretend grill lines and little bit of salt like a real pretzel. On the inside is a pale cheese sauce substance with flecks of jalapeno and, of course, those dreaded red peppers.
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Taste: It looks like a pretzel but it still tastes like a hot pocket. It's a bit like if you had a soft pretzel with the cheese sauce built in. The insides taste like a chicken enchilada and almost has a cream cheese taste to it. The biggest surprise was the spice. It actually had the nice slow burn of real jalapenos. I"m shocked. Bravo Lean Pocket, I have never tasted something out of the microwave that has had a tiny bit of fire to it let alone something that made me actually need a drink to go with it.
One suggestion though Lean Pocket peeps. Could you put the cooking time on the sleeve? I'm sure I'm not the only one that doesn't bring the whole box to work and it kinda sucks having to search the internet for Hot Pocket cooking times. Oh and about that, maybe you could at least put them on your website. Just a suggestion. Thanks in advance.
Score: on a scale of 1- 10; we would give this a 6. It's not bad but it would be better if it tasted more like a pretzel.