Looking for an affordable, no-fuss recipe that your whole family will love? Give this Meatball Parmesan Hot Dish a try. It requires only one dish and makes use of canned veggies and frozen meatballs for an inexpensive, pantry-friendly dinner. Jarred tomato sauce and diced tomatoes add a bright, tangy flavor, and pack in the nutrients. Lycopene, the plant compound that gives tomatoes their signature red color, is a powerful antioxidant shown to help prevent certain cancers, including prostate cancer. Get your daily dose of lycopene, along with vitamin C, potassium, iron, and fiber with this delicious Italian-inspired meal.
Frozen meatballs, jarred tomato sauced, canned carrots, green beans, and tomatoes combine with gooey mozzarella cheese and crispy tater tots to make this simple yet delicious recipe that is sure to become a favorite. It requires just 30 minutes in the oven, and virtually no prep time thanks to the use of frozen and canned foods. Did you know canned tomatoes actually have more lycopene than fresh? The cooking process enhances the compound and makes it more bioavailable, so you can feel good about using canned tomato products for your health. Your wallet and your body will thank you for making this affordable, nutritious meal, and your taste buds are sure to be excited by the classic Italian flavors. Weeknights can be busy, and it may feel impossible to get a healthy meal on the table, but this dish makes it easy. For the full recipe, visit our friends at Del Monte.
If you’re looking for other delicious recipes, check out some of our favorites:
Tomato Pesto Hummus
Swiss Chard Pecan Lasagna
Black Bean Corn Chili