Empty Bowls brings hunger awareness and relief to Oldham County



Posted on November 16, 2011 at 12:31 PM

Empty Bowls

fundraiser for Blessings in a Backpack and Dare to Care's Backpack Buddy Program

Saturday, November 19


Oldham County Schools Arts Center




2 tbsp. olive oil
1-2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 lg. diced onion
2 c. diced potatoes
1 c. diced celery
1 c. diced carrots
1 c. sliced zucchini
1 c. green beans
2 c. shredded cabbage
6 c. beef or chicken broth
2 c. peeled tomatoes
1 c. diced tomatoes
1tbsp. hot sauce
1 can cannellini, black, red or northern beans
1/2 lb. sm. shell or bowtie pasta
1/2 c. rice "optional"
Chopped parsley or basil
Fresh ground pepper
Sauté garlic and onion. Add potatoes, celery, carrots and stir a few minutes. Add broth and 2 cups of water, bring to boil then add peeled tomatoes. Cook for about 10 minutes, then add zucchini, green beans and cabbage, bring to boil. Add parsley, basil and beans, let simmer until vegetables are almost ready. Bring to boil, add pepper and salt to taste. Add dried shell pasta. Cook 8 to 10 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle grated cheese on each serving. Makes 6-8 servings.