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                             ITALIAN CASSEROLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Casseroles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      md            Onion -- chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
      1/4  c             AM Olive Oil
    8                    Tomatoes -- chopped
    6      oz            Tomato sauce
    1      t             Oregano
    1      t             Dried basil
                         Sea salt and pepper to taste
                         -- (optional)
      1/4  t             Onion powder
      1/4  t             Garlic powder
                         Vegetable seasonings
                         -- (to taste)
    2                    Zucchini -- sliced
    4      c             Cheese (of choice), grated
                         -- (optional)
      1/2  c             AM Raw Wheat Germ
 
   Saute the onion and garlic in 2 tbsp. of the olive oil until the
   onion is tender.  Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce and seasonings, then
   cover and simmer for 30 minutes.  Saute the zucchini in the remaining
   oil until just beginning to be tender and translucent.  Sprinkle with
   seasonings and drain on paper towels.  Preheat oven to 350 F, oil a
   2-quart casserole. Combine the 7 Bean and Barley with 1 cup of the
   sauce and spread them over the bottom of the prepared pan.  Layer the
   zucchini over the beans. Pour on the remaining sauce, sprinkle with
   cheese and top with wheat germ. Bake for 30 minutes.
 
   Source: Arrowhead Mills “Homestyle 7 Bean & Barley Soup Mix” tri-fold
   Reprinted by permission of Arrowhead Mills, Inc. Electronic format
   courtesy of: Karen Mintzias
 
 
 
 
 
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