Salveo – Southwest Ranch Baked Potato Crisps
Rating: ©©©© chips (lip-smacking)
Southwest Ranch? Interesting. We are familiar with Midwest Ranch, and we’ve had our fair share of East and West Coast Ranches, but what exactly is Southwest Ranch?!? Well, according to someone, somewhere, Southwest Ranch is “ranch, with a kick!” We can agree with that definition for the most part.
Like we’ve said in regards to all of Salveo’s crisps and chips; they may be brought to us “In Good Health” (which is what Salveo technically means), but in the end, what really matters to most of us (especially here at Chip Review) is if they were brought to us “IN GOOD TASTE” Well, we are happy to report that these crisps are rather tasty, as well as, being healthy. We really love it when we come across some baked potato crisps that happen to actually taste better than a lot of the fried potato chips on the market.
OK, back to that confusing Southwest Ranch flavor again. Like we indicated above, this particular ranch seasoning does get a bit of a lovely kick from the addition of jalapeno peppers. And, come to think of it now, the combination of jalapeno and ranch, isn’t really that uncommon to us – just calling it “southwest ranch” is! In fact, now that we think about it, southwest ranch is a little more complex than just chili heat combined with traditional creamy garlic and onion ranch flavors. There is also a hint of some cheddar cheese notes that add to the overall tangy creaminess. As well as, the slightest smoky hint (adding even another layer of dimension).
All and all, the flavor really works, especially paired with the light and crispy potato crisps.
As always, these are our thoughts, we would love to hear what you think. Agree or disagree, let us know.
Chips provided to Chip Review by Barrel O’Fun for review
Chip Ratings Scale:
© – return to sender
©© – tolerable
©©© – notable
©©©© – lip-smacking
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