Vegetable Pastel Recipe

Preparation Time

20 mins.

Cooking Time

35 mins.

Serving Size

6

Ingredients:

FOR THE WHITE SAUCE

Preparation:

1. White Sauce: Melt margarine. Add flour while stirring. Remove from heat. Add milk mixture gradually while stirring. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until thick. Set aside.
2. Sauté garlic, onion and vegetables except bell pepper. Add water, salt, pepper, and laurel leaf. Cook for 10 minutes.
3. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and vienna sausage. Cook for another 10 minutes. Add bell pepper and white sauce. Allow to simmer. Top with grated cheese.

Chef’s Tip:

Be sure to slightly toast the flour in the margarine. You will know it is ready when the flour smells nutty but the mixture is not browned.

Lusog Notes:

This dish is an excellent source of vitamin A which is important for the maintenance of the normal structure and function of the skin. It is also a source of vitamins B2 and C. Vitamin B2 is needed for healthy skin while vitamin C helps fight common infections.