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Orange You Glad It's Sweet Potato Mash

Orange You Glad It's Sweet Potato Mash

To celebrate Thanksgiving and help bring more nutritious options to the table, Rachael wrote this mashed sweet potato recipe for the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (Rach was named a Council member in 2014!) that your friends and family will love!

Serves 4-6

Feed-A-Neighbor Turkey and Veggie Chili

Feed-A-Neighbor Turkey and Veggie Chili

Share this nutritious, delicious chili with family, friends or a neighbor in need. This dollar-stretcher recipe will feed a crowd and was created by Rach to kick off the 9 Million Meals challenge!

Serves 8-10

Grilled Lemon-Orange Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Brown-and-Wild Rice

Grilled Lemon-Orange Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Brown-and-Wild Rice

This zesty, good-for-you recipe is perfect for a family dinner. "Pickling" the meat with citrus makes for a quicker prep time.

Serves 4

Rollover Turkey Bolognese with Whole Wheat Spaghetti

 
SUBMITTED BY:
Rachael Ray

The launch of Yum-o! as an organization was announced on my daytime television show. I taught a hard working mom this meal. For years, she and her husband had felt disappointment in their ability to get their daughters to eat a well-balanced diet. We cooked this rollover supper together: plenty of lean meat and vegetables in a rich pasta sauce over whole grain pasta, the leftovers of which became a simple soup and a spicy healthy chili. The mom felt so empowered that she cried – then I joined in.

Good food can be good for your soul, too.

Cook this recipe one night and serve with a green salad. Use the leftover sauce to make Turkey Tomato Soup and then Turkey Vegetable Chili the third night.

Serves 4, plus makes 5-6 cups leftover sauce

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 pounds lean ground turkey  
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 2 onions, grated or finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, grated
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf, fresh or dry
  • 2 cups chicken stock, regular or low sodium stock
  • 2 cans crushed tomatoes (28 ounces each), regular or low sodium
  • 1 pound whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano or Romano cheese

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil for pasta.
  2. Pre-heat a large Dutch oven or deep pot over medium-high heat with about 1/4 cup EVOO, 3-4 turns of the pan. Add in the turkey and, using the back of a wooden spoon, break up the meat into small pieces. Cook 5-6 minutes to start the browning process, then grate the carrots, onions and garlic into the pot or finely chop and stir in. Season liberally with salt and pepper, add bay leaf and cook five minutes more; then stir in the stock and the tomatoes. Bring up to a bubble, then drop the heat to low and simmer while you cook another 5-6 minutes more.
  3. Salt water and cook pasta to al dente, with a bite to it. Place the pasta back into the warm pot you cooked it in. Toss pasta with cheese and two cups of the sauce. Serve pasta in shallow bowls with an extra ladle of sauce on top. Serve pasta supper with a green salad.
  4. Cool the leftover sauce and store in refrigerator.
 


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