A Seasonal Guide to Healthy Eating
Commemorating 50 years of School Lunch
This makes a delicious simple sauce for pasta.
1. In a saucepan combine all sauce ingredients.
2. Simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes or until tomatoes are soft. Serve over cooked pasta.
To make a hearty minestrone:
Add 2 cups of chicken broth, 1 cup of cooked macaroni, 1 cup of any vegetable or left-over vegetables such as cooked and diced carrots, green beans, celery and turn your sauce into a meal. Serve with a slice of crusty bread and cheese.
To make Chili:
Add 1/2 pound of cooked lean ground meat, 1 cup of pint beans, 1 tsp of chili powder, 1/4 tsp cumin and one dash of Tabasco sauce. Serve in a soup bowl, sprinkle with cheddar cheese and add corn chips.
Nutrients per serving
Be a choosy chewer. Consider how preparing food makes a difference in nutrition. Choose to use less sugar, fat and salt in your recipes. Use herbs and spices for seasoning.
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