Tri-State students compete in healthy recipe contest

Tri-State students compete in healthy recipe contest

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Five schools from around the Tri-State competed in a healthy recipe cook-off on Sunday.

Students from Mt. Vernon, New Tech, Perry Central, and Tell City schools created their own original healthy recipe all using the same three main ingredients: a type of bean, whole grain, and a pepper.

They then added an extra ingredient to enhance the flavor.

The dishes were prepared and critiqued by a panel of judges.

"We had a lot of fun, making it and then just talking to the judges and explaining it, it was a really nice experience," said Marie Schwartz, a senior at Perry Central High School. "Mostly we get self-pride that we would actually be able to win by just cooking, and cooking to be healthy."

Perry Central HS won for the best healthy recipe.

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