Michelle prepared a few easy recipes for the South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club during the spring break with a lighter attendance.
The main course is a Pasta with Roasted Zucchini and Tomatoes.
One medium tomato (approximately 123 grams) provides 22 calories, 0 grams of fat, 5 grams of carbohydrate (including 1 gram of fiber and 3 grams of sugar) and 1 gram of protein.
Tomatoes are a rich source of Vitamins A and C and folic acid. Tomatoes contain a wide array of beneficial nutrients and antioxidants, including alpha-lipoic acid, lycopene, choline, folic acid, beta-carotene and lutein.
- 2 to 3 small zucchini, diced
- 6 to 8 roma tomatoes, diced
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 pound package pasta of your choice
- Parmesan cheese, optional
- Basil, thinly sliced
Source: South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club