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Ingredients3 cups frozen mixed vegetables with mushrooms
5 slices Italian bread (1 oz. slices; each about 1” thick and 5” long)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup prepared pizza sauce
1 cup finely chopped tomato
1/2 cup very finely diced onion
1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Pre-heat oven to 350º F and place oven rack in middle-high position. Microwave frozen vegetables, then pat dry. Brush all bread slices lightly with oil and spread each with about 1½ tablespoons sauce. Combine all vegetables in a medium-sized bowl. Carefully spoon vegetable mixture equally onto bread slices. Sprinkle with oregano and garlic powder and then with cheese. Bake about 5-7 minutes, until bread is brown on the edges and all vegetables are piping hot. Serve immediately.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, and a good source of vitamin C, folate, calcium and fiber.
- Calories: 182
- Carbohydrates: 29g
- Total Fat: 5.0g
- Cholesterol: 2mg
- Saturated Fat: 1.1g
- Dietary Fiber: 5g
- % of Calories from Fat: 24%
- Sodium: 339 mg
- Protein: 6g
- Recipe Credit
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) by Chef Carmen I. Jones, CCP. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
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