Usually, we'll make a pie using pizza dough from Trader Joe's with great fresh ingredients. But there are nights where even something as easy as a homemade pie - how hard is it to layer sauce, cheese and toppings - is too much.
When I'm not feeling like toiling over the kitchen, much less lifting a finger to put together even a simple meal, I want take-out. Our choices here are pretty limited. Our only delivery option is Papa John's or Domino's.
Sometimes even not great pizza beats no pizza at all.
Every time we order from Domino's, I'm amazed by the curiosity that is the Domino's Chicken Carbonara Breadbowl Pasta. Who would create such a monstrosity? And yet I'm perversely interested in trying it.
Can all those carbs, saturated fats and sodium taste bad? Loading up a menu item with the big three is a sure guarantee of its success since these flavor and taste enhancers are what satisfy when eating. Unfortunately, they (and sugar) are just a little too satisfying in some cases.
A refined palate is going to find this gross. Truthfully, the thought of it grosses me out, but I did say my curiosity was a perversion.
Here's what the Eat This, Not That expert has to say about this Worst Food Invention.
56 g fat
(24 g saturated, 1 g trans)
2,280 mg sodium
188 g carbs
Here’s the breakdown: The noodles here contribute 200 calories, the sauce and toppings another 440. And finally, the bread bowl itself contributes a staggering 840 calories and 138 grams of carbohydrates. It’s like eating 12 slices of Pepperidge Farm White Sandwich Bread alongside your pasta dish, and all of those calories are the kind that spike your blood sugar and force your body to store away more fat. We used to harp on Panera’s Sourdough Soup Bowl, but it looks tame next to the Domino’s disaster.
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