Italian Vegetable Medley USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

Italian seasoning, which typically includes rosemary, oregano, thyme, and marjoram, adds extra flavor to this easy veggie recipe.
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
¼ cup provides ¼ cup vegetable.
SOURCE
Team Nutrition CACFP Multicultural Recipe Project.
https://teamnutrition.usda.gov
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Quantity
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Ingredients
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Quantity
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
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Ingredients
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Quantity
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Quantity
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Quantity
 

  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes with juice, canned, diced
  • ½ cup Onion, fresh, peeled, ¼" diced
  • ¼ cup Green beans, fresh, cut, ½" pieces
  • cup Okra, frozen, cut
  • ¼ cup Green bell pepper, fresh, ¼" diced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed; or lemon juice, bottled
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • ¼ cup Zucchini, fresh, unpeeled, ¼" diced
  • ½ cup Eggplant, fresh, unpeeled, ½" cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
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Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  • Lightly coat a medium baking pan (8" x 8") with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes with juice, onions, green beans, okra, green pepper, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, and salt.
  • Place vegetable mixture in baking pan.
  • Cover with foil, and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, and stir in zucchini and eggplant.
  • Continue baking uncovered for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally. Heat to 145 °F for at least 15 seconds.
  • Sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve ¼ cup.
    Critical Control Point: Hold at 140 °F or higher.

Nutrition INFORMATION

Nutrition Facts
Italian Vegetable Medley USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving (0 ¼ cup)
Calories 17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 165mg7%
Total Carbohydrates 3g1%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Total Sugars 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 0mg0%
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*Marketing Guide
Yield / Volume