Main Dishes

Veggie Spaghetti

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This Spaghetti is so hearty and delicious and so full of nutrients too! It is hard not to like something that tastes the way this Spaghetti tastes. It is especially great for this summer season, when all the produce is starting to come on! Fresh summer Squash, carrots and bell peppers from your own garden or the farmers market would be perfect for this recipe!

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1/2 lb ground beef
1/2 cup purple onion, diced
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1 large tomato, finely chopped
1 bay leaf
1 TBS sugar
1 TBS garlic powder
1 TBS dried basil or 8 fresh leaves, chopped
salt to taste
1 cup water
1 small summer squash, sliced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 carrot, peeled and coined
Saute the ground beef and onions in a large pot, over medium-high heat. Once browned, add the tomato sauce, chopped tomato, bay leaf, sugar, garlic powder, basil, salt and water. Allow this sauce to simmer,...
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Nutritions

Calories
335

Sodium
413mg
17% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
20g
40% DV

Carbs
34g
11% DV

Fiber
8g
32% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV