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Carrots with Tomatoes and Macaroni

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Carrots with Tomatoes and Macaroni
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Each serving of this delicious and quick pasta dish provides 1 1/2 cups of veggies.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 4 plum tomatoes (chopped, from a can)
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice (from a can)
  • 6 carrots (large, peeled and sliced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley (chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 cup elbow macaroni, cooked

Directions

1. In a saucepan, cook the onion in the oil until soft but not brown. Add the tomatoes, carrots, salt, pepper and sugar.

2. Cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove the cover and cook over low heat, stirring often, for another 5 minutes, or until the carrots are tender and the tomatoes are cooked down to a sauce.

3. Stir in the parsley. Mix the butter with the cooked elbows. Stir in the carrot mixture and serve.

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Source: University of Rhode Island, Cooperative Extension, The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 163
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 307 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 55 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 616 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 163
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 55 mg
Potassium 616 mg
Sodium 307 mg
Copper 151 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 32 mg
Phosphorus 85 mg
Selenium 9 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 951 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 24 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 53 mcg
Folate 83 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 20 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
1 1/2 cups
Grains
1/2 ounces

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