Product Description: Marinara sauce from the Prego Farmers' Market label advertising vine-ripened tomatoes, olive oil and oregano as ingredients. I purchased a jar of this sauce yesterday evening for $3.99 while shopping at one of our local grocery stores. I used it when making spaghetti for dinner last night.
Review of Prego Farmer's Market Classic Marinara Sauce
I bought a jar of this sauce last night. Read to find out what I thought of the product.
Since Tuesday night is pretty much the only night we don't have skating lessons or anything else planned, I decided to keep dinner simple so my wife and I would have time to watch a movie. I ultimately decided to make spaghetti and meatballs and stopped at the grocery store on my way home to pick up a jar of pasta sauce.
I ended up purchasing this particular brand of sauce. But, that decision involved quite a bit of debate. There were quite a few other choices on the shelf and, at $3.99, this sauce was about $1.50 more than some of my regular picks. However, I was curious about it and decided to give it a try. As it turns out, I probably should have just stuck with the less expensive options.
I'll start out by saying this sauce wasn't the worst I've purchased. In fact, for a jarred variety, it was actually halfway decent. It tasted OK with a good blend of seasonings that weren't too spicy or too bland.
I also liked the fact the sauce was a little thicker than some of the other choices I had on that shelf. This isn't always a requirement for me, but it is definitely a preference because it makes the dinner a little more filling, at least in my opinion.
I think my problem with this product is, while it was good, it also wasn't anything overly special. As I said, the sauce had a good taste and was thick. But, it wasn't any better tasting or thicker than the majority of the other brands we usually purchase.
If it were the same price as those other brands, I might be willing to add it to my list of pasta sauce options. However, considering this was $1.50 more than the most expensive of my preferred brands, it really needed to have a bit more in terms of overall quality to justify the cost difference. And, unfortunately, it did not.
|Prego Farmers' Market Classic Marinara, 23.5 Ounce|
Prego Farmers' Market Classic Marinara is made with ingredients you'd find at your local farmers' market - like vine-ripened tomatoes, olive oil and oregano - all picked at the ...
If this sauce was being sold at a comparable price (either through a sale or otherwise) to other brands on the shelf, I probably would consider buying it again. As it stands now, however, I just can't justify spending more money for a product that isn't noticeably better than the less-expensive choices.
My Grade: C
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Thanks for letting me know about this, now I won't be tempted to buy it.