Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have
Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have its cookbook showcased, please contact our features editor Barb Shaffer at 330-747-1471, ext. 1282, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PENNE PASTA WITH CHUNKY TOMATO SAUCE AND SPINACH
by Terrie Posey
8 ounces multigrain penne pasta
2 cups spicy marinara sauce
1 large ripe tomato, chopped (about 11/2 cups)
4 cups packed baby spinach or torn spinach leaves
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Meanwhile, cook marinara sauce and chopped tomato in medium saucepan over medium heat 3 to 4 mintues or until hot and bubbly, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat and stir in spinach. Drain pasta and return to same saucepan. Add tomato mixture and toss to combine. Divide evenly among 8 serving bowls and top with cheese and basil. Makes 8 servings, 171 calories.
MOM'S APPLE CRISP
by Jane Lewis
2 cups apples, sliced thin
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup Crisco
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
Mix together apples, sugar, cinnamon and water. Put in a square 8-by-8-inch pan. Mix together Crisco, flour, salt and sugar until crumbly. Sprinkle over apples. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Serve hot or cold. Note: Double recipe if using 9-by- 13-inch pan.
HOW TO OBTAIN A COPY
Send your check or money order for $13 per cookbook (includes shipping and handling) to YHA Federal Credit Union, 15 Colonial Drive, Suite 13, Youngstown, OH 44505. Include your name, address and number of cookbooks you are ordering. For information call the credit union at 330-759-9570.