Vegetable Pasta Italiano Skillet
One serving (1/7 of skillet) is 1.5 oz meat/ meat alternate, 1/4 cup vegetable and 1 oz grain for 3-5 year old at lunch/supper.
1 lb. ground turkey
1 cl. sliced red pepper
1 Tbsp. paprika
1 (16 oz.) can crushed tomato(es)
1 (14.5 oz.) can chicken broth
2 c. uncooked bow tie pasta
2 c. chopped broccoli
1 c. chopped cauliflower
1/4 c. Parmesan cheese
1/4 c. seasoned dry bread crumbs
Brown ground turkey for 4 minutes in a skillet stirring occasionally. Stir in red pepper and paprika, cook slightly. Add tomatoes, chicken broth and pasta to skillet. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove the lid and arrange broccoli and cauliflower over the pasta. Replace lid and continue cooking for 10 minutes. Mix together bread crumbs and cheese. Sprinkle over vegetables in skillet. Let sit for 3 minutes before serving.
Providers Voice, March 1993