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Summer Pasta Bowl

Tossing pasta with fresh summer vegetables is a no-brainer dinner idea. Topping it with crumbled bacon is genius! Don’t fret over the ingredients: Use whatever veggies you have on hand or find at the market. Serve with a crisp green salad.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
PER SERVING

Calories 248
Total Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 12.8 g
Carbohydrate 32.6 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 626 mg
Calcium 203 mg


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INGREDIENTS

8 ounces uncooked cavatappi (small corkscrew shaped pasta)
4 slices center-cut bacon, chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and cut into ¼-inch-thick slices
1 cup fresh corn kernels (about 2 ears)
1 pint grape tomatoes
½ cup (2 ounces) shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided
¼ cup small fresh basil leaves
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper


PREPARATION

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

2. While pasta cooks, cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon, reserving drippings in pan.

3. Add olive oil to drippings. Add onion and garlic to pan and sauté 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add zucchini and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn and tomatoes. Cook 5 minutes or until tomatoes burst, stirring occasionally.

4. Add pasta to tomato mixture in pan and toss. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Remove
from heat.

5. Add ¼ cup cheese, basil, salt, and pepper, tossing to combine. Place in large serving bowl and sprinkle with remaining cheese before serving.

Serves 4, about 2 cups pasta mix and 1 tablespoon cheese







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Bloody Mary Shake-up

If you love the taste of a Bloody Mary, you’ll really love this refreshing twist – with all the flavor and none of the alcohol. It’s perfect for a hot summer morning, any day of the week.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
PER SERVING

Calories 37
Fat 0.0 g
Protein 1.3 g
Carbohydrate 7.8 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 120 mg
Calcium 20 mg


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INGREDIENTS

1¾ cups low-sodium tomato juice, chilled
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
½ cup chopped English cucumber
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
¾ teaspoon Sriracha (or other hot sauce)
5 ice cubes
3 English cucumber spears (optional garnish)


PREPARATION

1. Place all ingredients, except for the cucumber spears, in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into three glasses and garnish with a cucumber spear.

Serves 3, 1 cup each





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