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Party Pasta

Ingredients

6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Olive oil0.5 Tbsp1 Tbsp2 Tbsp
Onions, chopped0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Bell pepper, chopped0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Tomatoes, canned, sliced0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Tomato sauce0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Corn, whole kernels0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Kidney beans, canned1.375 cups2.75 cups5.5 cups
Pasta, whole wheat, wagon wheel or elbow1 cup2 cup4 cup

Directions

  1. 1. In medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. 2. Add onions and peppers. Allow to cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  3. 3. Stir in undrained canned tomatoes and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil.
  4. 4. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, until mixture thickens. Stir often.
  5. 5. While mixture simmers, cook pasta as directed.
  6. 6. Stir kidney beans and pasta into hot tomato mix.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 3/4 cup (134g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 From Fat 6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sat. Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 155mg 6%
Total Carb 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 4g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 6% Iron 20%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Add leftover chicken or turkey for a non-vegetarian version. Leftovers can be used as a side dish or refrigerated for another lunch.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread
  • Fruit/Vegetable
  • Meat/Meat Alternate