Monday, September 3, 2012

Recipe of the Day



1) 1 (13.25 - ounce) box wheat rotini pasta
2) 1 (24-ounce) jar pasta sauce, divided
3) 1 (8-ounce) bag finely shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
4) 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
5) 1 yellow onion, chopped
6) 1/4 cup chopped peperoni


Preheat oven to 350 F. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and pour into a greased 9 by 13 inch baking dish. Stir in 1/2 jar of pasta suace and half bag of mozzarella cheese. Saute' pepper and onion to soften, approx. 5 mins; add pasta in baking dish. Pour remaining 1/2 jar pasta sauce over pasta and sprinkle remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 30 mins. or until heated thoroughly and cheese is melted.

*Provides 10 servings ( 1 cup per serving)

Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 270
Fat: 8 grams
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Sodium: 500 mg
Carbs: 37 grams
Fiber:  5 grams
Protein: 13 grams

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