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University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Effingham County
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Email: uie-cefj@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Clay County
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Fayette County
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Jasper County
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition and Wellness

Recipe of the Month

Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

(4 servings)

2 cups water
2 cups frozen or canned mixed vegetables
1 can (16-ounce) tomatoes, broken up
1 cup beef, cooked, diced, lean
1-1/4 cups noodles, uncooked
salt and pepper to taste

1. Heat water.
2. Add vegetables and meat.
3. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes.
4. Add noodles and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.

NUTRITION FACTS (per serving) - Calories 165 ~ fat 5 g ~ calories from fat 49 ~ sodium 302 mg ~ total carbohydrate 21 g ~ fiber 3 g

Questions? Contact Erin Maxwell, Community Worker, SNAP-Ed at emaxwell@illinois.edu

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