“ Brand: Asda / Type: Sauces „
The jar of Asda's own brand of horseradish sauce is a product I have tried recently and this is my review.
I usually do my shopping in my local Tesco supermarket as it is nearer my house but I was recently popping into my local Asda store for some bits and pieces and while I was in there I thought I would try their jar of creamed horseradish sauce.
The jar is made of glass and I can see the creamy looking horseradish sauce through the glass. I paid around 55 pence for the jar of sauce which is 185g in size. I like to do my bit for the environment so I am happy that the glass jar can be recycled. The lid is a screw off lid and is perhaps difficult for people with only a little movement in there arms to use and remove the lid from the jar. All in all the packaging is ok but I didn't think it was all that nice looking.
I tried out the Asda creamed horseradish sauce recently when I was having some roast beef and Yorkshire puddings and a few vegetables for my dinner. I opened the jar of Asda horseradish sauce and thought it looked very nice indeed. It is a nice off white colour and looks to be not too lumpy but not too thick either. Although the sauce is not runny it should not be so thick so that it is difficult to remove from the jar and spoon it onto your plate.
When I put the sauce into my mouth I was pleased that it was not to hot. I like a bit of heat in sauces like horseradish and mustard but I do not like it when they are burning hot. I was pleased that the Asda creamed horseradish seemed to be just the right balance of tasty and hot. I thought also that the Asda sauce was quite sweet although I think most horseradish sauce is.
I thought that on the whole the taste of the Asda sauce was lovely and I think you would be hard pushed to know that it wasn't a top end brand such as Coleman's etc. I thought that the jar was excellent value for money as it cost much less than other brands that were on the supermarket shelf when I picked up the jar of Asda's own brand of horseradish sauce and I thought it tasted just as nice as these other brands to!
I would definitely suggest giving the jar of Asda's creamed horseradish sauce a try as I was really impressed with the quality of the sauce. The texture and taste of the sauce is just right as far as I am concerned and I thought that it was a great value for money purchase. I will definitely be buying it again and was really pleased that I gave it a try out and chose this jar instead of a dearer kind of sauce.
When it comes to beef I can't possibly eat it without a good old dab of horseradish sauce smeared all over it which is why I always have a jar of horseradish sauce hidden away somewhere! This costing only 52p a jar in Asda seemed a good, economical purchase to me when I was a bit poor in the money department and so I picked one up to try out.
Glass jar which holds 185g of the sauce and it has a dark green screw on/off lid to the top of it. Around the jar there is a mainly beigy coloured label on it and on the front of it we are told that it is Asda Creamed Horseradish Sauce and that it contains no artificial colours, flavours or hydrogenated fat. On the back of the label other information listed includes ingredients, allergy advice and a full nutritional rundown chart being given as well as the size being stated (as I have listed already) and contact details for Asda are clearly given. Plain and simple jar this is, easy to open and close and of course it is informative as it needs to be.
The Sauce Itself:
Beige and lumpy looking like a well blended porridge this has a strong vinegary smell to it if you sniff it!
What you get with this is a really well seasoned and creamy horseradish sauce which isn't too runny but not a stiff sauce either with lots of crunchy bits of the horseradish within it. It is naturally seasoned and rather salty which makes it really tangy and it is really is rich in flavour with a degree of hotness to it without that hotness being breathtaking or anything like that.
I like the interested smooth and slightly crunchy texture that this has to it and I will certainly buy this time and time again in the future and it gets a huge thumbs up from me for every aspect of it!
Nutritional Information Per 100g:
of which sugars: 18.1g
of which saturates: 1.1g
equivalent as salt: 4.0g
Only available in Asda stores and it costs 52p a jar (185g size).