Bland and tasteless
The only saving grace was the meatballs which where nice. The rest was terrible, lacked flavour, texture was terrible, pasta soggy. Disappointed in this and will never buy again, now to try and find something for tonight’s dinner in the freezer!
Only reason I gave this 2 stars is because the balls are somewhat alright. So bland and the vegetables are awful...Wicked has gone down hill over the past year, I've tried so many products now and taste is just awful. How can this even be sold?!
I honestly feel like I'm going mad reading these reviews for Wicked Kitchen products. Almost everything they do is so flavourless to me. This is no exception. I truly don't understand what the producers of these products are doing, do they not have tastebuds? Do they not know what flavour is? I know I don't have COVID since I've been eating tasty things the rest of the time, but the products in this range have me second guessing. I legitimately did a test after consuming this pasta, that's how bland it is. The only thing in this dish that has any flavour here are the herbs on top. 2 Stars since a) I didn't buy it for myself, and my partner picked it up reduced thankfully and b) "no flavour" is better than "bad flavour" I suppose, means it was still edible. For those wondering, the things I have tried from this range that aren't completely bland are the Jalapeno Grillers (kinda weird and gross in texture but flavour is decent once you get past that, meat-eaters might enjoy but fellow vegans might not) and the Enchiladas (not a taste sensation but you know.... i could taste the tomatoes and beans and stuff.) Everything else is... bafflingly tasteless, no matter how chilli they add to compensate.
One of the best pastas in a supermarket
This is perhaps one of the best supermarket pasta dishes. Smokey, chewy, lots of red pepper flavor. I agree with other reviewers that the texture of some of the vegetables was hard, but I didn't find it a bad thing. They felt like real veg! Highly recommended.
Amazing, but Soggy
Overall, the dish tastes amazing. The only downfall was how soggy the aubergine and meatballs got after heating. Everything else about it is absolutely amazing, so just a warning to anybody who goes into this with higher expectations.
Really nice auce, the amaze balls are good and the chunks of vegetable seem fresh and tasty. One of my favourites.
I added fresh chillies and sweetcorn, lots of fres
I added fresh chillies and sweetcorn, lots of fresh peppers in this version, really good.
The balls were genuinely inedible, I like lots of
The balls were genuinely inedible, I like lots of meat substitutes but these had an awful taste, really synthetic. Would prefer the dish without them
Would have been 5 star but…..
This would have been 5 star if it didn’t have the hard courgette and aubergine pieces. It reminded me why I don’t buy anything with aubergine in it - no one knows how to cook it properly. Tasty but because of the hard veg I won’t buy again - pity.
This is my favourite Wicked Kitchen ready meal by far. The meatballs are so incredible and you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference, the sauce is very nice and the pasta tastes fresh.