Budget-Friendly Recipes Benefit Your Family Health

November 5, 2009

Healthy Kids Challenge works hard every day to develop win-win partnerships from which kids and families can benefit. I want to recognize Del Monte today as one of our Partners In Health.

We love kid-friendly recipes, so when I found out Del Monte offers easy, affordable, and kid-friendly recipes on their website, I had to share it with you.

Click on the tab “Meals Under $10” for ones like the one below. What a great way to add some veggies and it still tastes great!

And check out Del Monte’s awesome downloadable booklet. It has 10 recipes all for under $10. Right now it’s the Holiday Edition, and it will change each season, so go back after the holidays!

Beef Macaroni and Cheese
Ingredients
· 1 lb. lean ground beef
· 1 cup chopped onion
· 1 can (14-1/2 oz) DEL MONTE® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano
· 1 cup elbow macaroni , dried
· 1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
Directions
1. Brown meat and onion over medium-high heat in skillet; drain. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
2. Add tomatoes and 1 cup water; bring to boil.
3. Stir in macaroni. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until cooked.
4. Stir in cheese. Garnish with sour cream, if desired.

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