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Lean Pockets : Turkey, Broccoli & Cheese

Wow, these are awful. I am surprised how bad they really are because they are so popular. The fatal flaw is that there is so much dough - a ratio of about 3 to 1 of dough to filling. The result is like eating the crust from the top of a frozen pot pie that's barely coated with the filling.

"Broccoli scented" is how one taster described this product. This is because there's barely four forkfuls of filling to each "pocket."

The same taster opined, "Why anyone would eat this is beyond me - it's like bad chocolate. Just the scent of chocolate and none of the flavor."

You would be better off buying frozen broccoli with cheese sauce and a hoagie roll to make your own sandwich. Healthier, tastier and less expensive.

These get no forks at all.

Lean Pockets : Turkey, Broccoli & Cheese

Nutrition Facts
Serving size = 1 Piece (128g)
Servings Per Container 2

Amount Per Serving
 
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 60
  % Daily Value

Total Fat 7g 11%
    Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 530mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
    Sugars 8g  
Protein 12g  

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15% Iron 15%