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  • Mrs. Potenza's Easy Casserole

  • Ingredients:

    • 15 ounce can tomatoes with onions, celery and green peppers
    • (Del Monte or Hunt's Chunky will do fine)
    • 1 cup elbow macaroni
    • 2 tablespoons margarine
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • Dash of salt
    • Dash of pepper

    Put tomato mixture in a heavy pan. Add sugar, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer. Cook macaroni separately. When done, drain and rinse with hot water. Add to tomato mix and stir. Let stand. Makes a great meal for 4 people. When you re-heat, add a little water.

    Per serving:

    • Calories: 103
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg
    • Fat: 6 g.
    • Sodium: 403 mgs
    • Calories from fat: 48%

    This recipe is from the kitchen of Bertha E. Potenza of Providence, who says, "This is a favorite from my childhood. During World War II, meat was hard to get, so my aunt filled us up with her easy casserole. I still make it!"

    Nutritional analysis provided by Theresa Jerominek, MS, RD, The Miriam Hospital.