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YUM-O! empowers kids and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking.
You can make all or just parts of this hearty fall meal.
This zesty, good-for-you recipe is perfect for a family dinner. "Pickling" the meat with citrus makes for a quicker prep time.
Greek-style chimichurri and feta sauce pack a delicious flavor punch. You can also serve the three-ingredient sauce with cut veggies, pita chips or dolloped on salad.
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