FAMILY FEATURES Cheeseburger Pasta ’n Vegetables Dinner recent Nielsen study found 93 percent of shoppers are worried about rising food prices. Here’s the good news: a little creativity and a few fresh ideas can make family favorites nutritious and delicious without breaking the bank or sacrificing quality. “With some super-simple recipes that use just a few ingredients paired with America’s favorite pantry staples, it can be easy to prepare a dinner for four for less than $3 a serving*,” said Lauren Dellabella, Co-Manager, The Unilever Consumer Kitchens. For more tips and recipes, visit MakingLifeBetter.com. A 1-2-3 Chicken Cacciatore It is easy to spice up chicken by simply adding Ragú pasta sauce. This chicken cacciatore recipe also packs a nutrition punch as a half cup of the pasta sauce provides a full serving of vegetables. Not only is it good for your kids (and you, too), but at less than $2 per serving* — it’s easy on the pocketbook. 6 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds chicken legs and thighs 1 jar (1 pound 10 ounces) Ragú Chunky Pasta Sauce Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken. Stir in Pasta Sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 45 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets. For a new twist on two family favorites — macaroni and cheese and hamburgers — try Cheeseburger Pasta ’n Vegetables Dinner. Knorr Sides Plus Veggies is a great side dish or you can easily add your favorite protein for a great casserole or easy one-pot dinner — in only 20 minutes! It’s also a great and easy way to add veggies into your kids’ meals. 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 1 small tomato, chopped 1-3/4 cups water 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Spread 1 package Knorr Sides Plus Veggies — Cheddar Cheese Pasta with Broccoli & Carrots Brown ground beef with onion in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; drain. Remove ground beef and set aside. Bring tomato, water, milk and spread to a boil over high heat in same skillet. Stir in Knorr Sides Plus Veggies and continue boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 9 minutes or until pasta is tender. Stir in ground beef mixture; heat through. Onion-Roasted Potatoes Potatoes are a great, hearty staple for any meal. Instead of greasy french fries, moms can jazz up this popular side with a better-for-you recipe, such as Onion-Roasted Potatoes, that impresses every palate from the kids to the dinner guests. 4 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes 1 envelope Lipton Recipe Secrets Onion Soup Mix 4 medium all-purpose potatoes, cut into large chunks (about 2 pounds) 1/3 cup vegetable oil Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine all ingredients in 13 x 9-inch baking or roasting pan. Bake, stirring occasionally, 35 minutes or until potatoes are tender and golden brown. Variations: Try substituting 2 sweet potatoes for 2 all-purpose potatoes. Or stir in 1 teaspoon each of garlic powder and soy sauce.
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