Flavorful way for you to bag a fast dinner

RUSH-HOUR REMEDIES

September 05, 2001|By Joanne E. Morvay

Item: McCormick Bag'nSeason Cooking Bag & Seasoning Blend

What you get: Enough seasoning for six servings

Cost: About $2

Nutritional content: Chicken Oriental sauce - 25 calories, 0 grams fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 550 milligrams sodium, 4 grams carbohydrate, 2 grams sugars; Chicken Italian Herb sauce - 15 calories, 0 grams fat, 480 milligrams sodium, 2 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram sugars

Preparation time: 35 minutes in oven

Review: McCormick has added more flavors to its Bag'nSeason line. The premise is simple: Pick up the envelope in the spice aisle, buy the meat and vegetables, take it all home, toss in the bag and cook. You have a complete dinner in about 30 to 45 minutes. The Chicken Oriental has heavy five-spice overtones. The Chicken Italian Herb was more flavorful. Basil and garlic enliven a sweet sauce rendered from the stewed tomatoes you put in the bag. I also added some zucchini with great results.

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