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Program #622

Sneaky Vegetable Pasta

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small carrot, chopped
1 small zucchini, chopped
½ cup mushrooms, sliced
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
½ cup vegetable broth
¼ teaspoon brown sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
1 (16-ounce) bag bow tie pasta

In a skillet over medium-high heat, sauté onions and garlic in olive oil until tender. Add carrots, zucchini and mushrooms and cook until softened. Add tomatoes, broth, sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Remove from stove and let cool slightly. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, puree vegetables in a blender. Toss cooked pasta with vegetable sauce and serve.

Refreshing Melon Smoothie

2 cups cantaloupe, cubed
2 cups honeydew, cubed
1 cup nonfat vanilla or strawberry frozen yogurt
1 tablespoon lime juice
Water as needed
6-8 fresh mint leaves

Arrange cantaloupe and honeydew in a single layer on a baking sheet. Freeze for at least 2 hours. Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

Baked Zucchini

4 medium zucchinis, sliced into ½ inch thick Rounds
2 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded*
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon parsley flakes

Preheat oven to 350 F. Cover the bottom of a baking dish with a layer of zucchini. Sprinkle with half of the cheese, garlic powder and parsley. Repeat with a second layer using remaining ingredients. Bake until cheese is melted and lightly golden about 10-15 minutes.


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