trader joe's pesto pizza

As  you may have read in my Pizza Dough post I am a bit of a pizza geek. I really like all the ingredients but the pizza was bitter like they used rotten basil to make the pesto. It’s called quality control. We’ve also made our own at home. I guess anything goes on pizza these days! Would I Recommend It: Yes, the pesto is good and the broccoli isn’t as scary as you might think. Don’t throw it out, get your money back. When the Trader Joe’s R&D wonks get bored with putting pumpkin in things, they must just start drawing ingredients out of a hat and dare each other to make food out of them. The only downside for me is that there wasn’t enough cheese. Spent 2 days on toilet, would stay away from. Each bite is bright and fresh, with a little bit of “zazz” not normally found in the gooey, salty pizza world. It was so bitter my husband spit it out and couldn’t eat it. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Maybe some people cannot taste it- I know it is a genetic trait to taste bitter foods more than other thanks to my 23andme test, hehe . The TJ pizza is quick, and good, but nothing beats homemade. I routinely make pizza from scratch or buy the Trader Joe’s Pizza dough and roll my own. I don’t know if it’s my oven, but I can’t get this pizza to cook properly following the instructions. Surprised at how good it was! Broccoli on pizza? We love Trader Joe’s products but this pizza was disgusting. I didn’t taste half bad either! WTF Trader Joe’s! you totally tricked me. The rest of the ingredients are fine – the mozzerlla is sufficient, the tomatoes are a welcome little change to the texture and mellow out the flavor, and the broccoli is forgettable. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. A while back I went on a pizza buying spree and bought a bunch of them and for this I decided to try the Trader Joe’s Pesto Pizza from the frozen section. WTF Trader Joe’s! I was intrigued by this pizza because it was vegetarian and Becky doesn’t always like to eat a lot of meat and if the pizza looked anything like the picture on the box this was definitely something Becky would eat! I’ve never had a pesto based pizza before, but it fills each bite with that savory, oily, flavorful taste that really works well with the thin, crispy crust and milder toppings. The second bite we were completely certain that something was either rotten or sprayed with a foul chemical. So, I pick up some of these Trader Joe’s frozen pizzas and keep them in the freezer for those occasions. I love this pizza and will come back to it time and time again. We stopped our chow sess right there and went and picked up something else to eat. The pizza is topped with pesto sauce, then tomatoes, then some cheese and then a sprinkling of broccoli. Rating: Name: Search for: What’s New. Trader Joe’s … if bitter is the taste you’re going for, you’ve nailed it. Frozen pizzas are generally just OK for me. They often either taste too mushy or too dry. I will not be surprised to see a recall on this in the near future. ( Log Out /  Had high hopes for it and I couldn’t even eat it… Threw it in the garbage and will never buy againm I’m hoping the roasted veggie one is better. Horrible! I find that it can dry out the crust and slow down the baking process. Trader Joe’s pesto pizza looks like any of their other frozen pizza offerings on the surface, but quickly breaks the mold. Pretty good but I am suspicious of the dough conditioner, suspecting that it made me sick. Trader Joe’s Product Ranking and Table of Contents, Trader Joe’s Quinoa Cowboy Veggie Burgers with Black Beans and Roasted Corn, Trader Joe’s Morroccan Style Mint Tea – Kettle Brewed, Trader Joe’s French Roast Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate. This pizza was awful…. You decide: What do you think? Seattle store. Like others that have posted above, I was looking forward to this pizza as it smelled great while cooking. As you may have read in my Pizza Dough post I am a bit of a pizza geek. If you are looking for a vegetarian option on a frozen pizza than this might be it for you. A shame, because it seems like it would be pretty good. Completely bitter, and impossible to eat. The pesto sauce wasn’t too much. Tried to scrape it off but I couldn’t even finish one piece! This is literally the worst food I’ve ever eaten in my life. On to this they layer mozzarella cheese, tomato slices and, strangely, little broccoli florets. No one should have to waste their money on food as disgusting as this. We’ve purchased several of this very pizza and it’s wonderful. It looks great! Thanks to reader Ben’s tip on the Trader Joe’s Pesto Pizza looking just like the Amy’s Organic Pesto Pizza. While Thanksgiving celebrations may look a bit different in 2020, turning to tradition can offer a balm of comfort and hope, and the tradition of roasting a whole turkey has plenty more proven benefits: the amazing aroma, moments to meditate throughout the prep and cooking time—not to mention the possibilities for leftovers. What are they doing to add this most unwelcome flavor? Pretty sure I got food poisoning off this stuff. The crust comes out fine, but the middle is always soggy. 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This best before date was Feb 29, 2020, looks like batch #8333 05 13:36. So bitter. Many times pesto on a pizza can be a little oily but they seemed to have put down a really thin layer. Interesting. this pizza has a horrible bitter flavor. What’s next? How else can you explain Trader Joe’s Organic Pesto Pizza with Tomatoes and Broccoli, the most unusal use of pesto since their Quinoa Pesto. But sometimes, even that isn’t quick enough if I am in a hurry. If I could rate this with negative stars I would. How do tomatoes become bitter? So disappointed. So I warmed up the oven and took the pizza out of the box and wrapper. I love pesto and tomatoes, so I thought this was going to be my new go-to frozen pizza. After a couple bites we even wondered if we had been poisoned, I t’s THAT bitter! Would I Buy It Again: Sure, though I might get some prosciutto to throw on top too. A local pizza parlor makes several pesto based pizza’s. I made the pizza to spec and after letting it rest for about 3 minutes it became soggy and wet. Call me biased, but this classy Trader Joe’s pizza can do no wrong. I really enjoyed it! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Not sure why there are so many negatives reviews, mine tasted great and I’m a huge pizza lover. This best before date was Feb 29, 2020, looks like batch #8333 05 13:36. The dough conditioner is probably what makes the nice crust, much thicker than the cracker-like crust of the arugula pizza which supposedly doesn’t have any dough conditioner. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. So disappointed. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The crust is perfect and the tomatoes are nice but everything is blanketed in the worst pesto I have ever encountered. Trader Joe's Reviews, Ratings, and Product Database. This is an improvement over the previous incarnation of this pizza, Trader Joe’s Pesto Pizza, which had all the same toppings and was something like 90% organic already. I am going to rate this pizza 8 Bells! Nice for a frozen pizza – surprisingly good crust. As I said, I really enjoyed this Trader Joe’s Pesto Pizza. Just tried this and threw it out! It has a bitter taste I thought it was rotten. I agree with Jacqueline. ( Log Out /  My lady and I sat down with fairly high expectations- this was our second trader joes pizza you see. Better to just stick them right on the rack or on some aluminum foil if you are worried about the mess. One star because I suspect it made me sick. This would otherwise be 0. It has a perfectly salty pesto sauce, and is neatly paired with fresh-tasting tomatoes and broccoli. Like other’s that have posted above, I was looking forward to this pizza as it smelled great while cooking.

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