3 Simple healthy, Italian-style dinners
Marge PerryMarge Perry
Marge Perry, Newsday's weekly 3 Simple columnist, also writes, broadcasts,
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To start the year off right, cook healthy -- or healthier versions of -- Italian-American favorites.
TIP Make any of these recipes even healthier by adding more vegetables: Spinach and broccoli work well in all of them.
1. PASTA FAGIOLI
The soup thickens as it stands: add water or broth as needed.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped red onion