Although I certainly do my best to provide my children with fresh and healthy foods, occasionally I must rely on frozen and processed foods to keep my children fed in a timely manner and also to keep the family schedule and budget on track and moving forward. My girls had spotted this frozen food item and had encouraged me to purchase it several times before I eventually added it to my shopping cart. This food review will discuss Lean Pockets Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Sandwich.
Lean Pockets Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Sandwich is available in the frozen foods aisle and is available for purchase for only $2.99 for a nine ounce box. This package contains two microwaveable sandwiches. The front of the box depicts a very tasty looking sandwich that is just oozing with pieces of whole meat chicken, broccoli and tons of cheddar cheese. The packaging of this product certainly entices the lover of chicken, broccoli and cheddar cheese.
Preparation of this product is certainly a snap. One pouch of Lean Pockets Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Sandwich can be placed in the microwave oven for only two to three minutes. Each sandwich only needs to be removed from the outer cardboard box and can be left in the plastic sleeve, prior to microwaving. After two minutes, the sandwich can be removed from the outer plastic sleeve and then allowed to rest for one to two minutes.
One Lean Pockets Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Sandwich contains two hundred and fifty calories. It contains seven grams of Fat, with three grams of Saturated Fat and zero grams of Trans Fat. It has twenty milligrams of Cholesterol and four hundred and twenty milligrams of Sodium. This represents seventeen percent of the daily recommended value of Sodium. Each one serving also contains four grams of Dietary Fiber, ten grams of Sugar and ten grams of Sugar. Each sandwich also offers four percent of Vitamin C, twenty percent of Calcium and ten percent of Iron.
Overall, I was very impressed with Lean Pockets Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Sandwich. The outer bread of the microwaveable sandwich was soft and tasty, while the inner pocket was nicely stuffed with large chunks of white chicken, broccoli florets and tons of cheddar cheese. The broccoli and chicken chunks were nicely softened and very hot, nicely doused with the melted cheddar cheese. The overall meal was very filling and satisfying., This microwave meal is perfect for a hot lunch that nicely fills the gap before dinner, or goes nicely with a bowl of soup for a full dinner. I found this microwave meal to be very tasty and certainly a cut above the rest. Nutritionally speaking, Lean Pockets Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Sandwich is not better than a home cooked meal, but certainly better than other options available in the frozen food aisle. I will definitely consider purchasing this frozen meal again, to keep on hand for busy days when home made lunches and dinners are out of the question.