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Turtle Shells

Ingredients: 24 Jumbo Shells, uncooked
 2 cups low-sodium canned tomato sauce
 1 10-oz. package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
 8 oz. shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (about 1 3/4 cup)
 1 1/2 cups low-fat, part-skim ricotta cheese
 3 medium carrots, peeled and grated (about 2/3 cup)
 3 egg whites
 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
 Large pinch […]

Shepherd’s Pie with Pasta

Ingredients: 4 oz. elbow macaroni 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 lb. lean ground beef 2 cups finely chopped onion ½ cup finely chopped carrot ½ cup finely chopped celery 2 tsp. fresh oregano (or 1 tsp. dried) 2 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic 4 cups Swiss chard, shredded 1 ½ cups yellow squash, medium dice 4 […]

Cheesy Baked Ziti

Ingredients: 1 pound Ziti, uncooked
Vegetable oil cooking spray
 1 onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
 2 garlic cloves, minced
 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
 1 15-oz. container low-fat ricotta cheese
 2 cups shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese
 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
 1/2 cup skim milk
 1/3 cup chopped Italian parsley
 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil […]

Mediterranean Lasagna

Ingredients: 9 pieces Lasagna, uncooked
 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
 1 large onion, finely diced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 1-pound eggplant, peeled and finely diced
 3 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
 4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
 1 cup plain, low-fat yogurt
 1 28-oz. can tomato sauce
 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Cook lasagna according to […]

Primavera with Zucchini, Tomato and Corn

Ingredients: 1 pound Medium Shells, uncooked
 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
 1 clove garlic, minced
 1 medium red onion, chopped
 2 cups chopped zucchini
 2 cups chopped fresh tomato
 1 cup fresh corn or 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
 1/2 tsp. hot red pepper flakes
 1 cup skim milk
 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
 1/4 […]

Cranberry Chutney

Ingredients: 3 cups whole, fresh cranberries 1 cup water 1 Juice of one orange 1/2 cup sugar 1 Granny Smith apple (chopped) 1 small onion (chopped) 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes 1/4 tsp. garam masala (an Indian spice) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions: Combine all ingredients in a pot and […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Twice Baked Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 Baking Potatoes 1/2 cup melted butter 1 cup sour cream 1-1/3 cup shredded Colby-Jack Cheese, divided use 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. granulated garlic 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper 1 pound cooked ground beef (I seasoned mine with ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon garlic) 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 6 slices bacon, cooked […]

Arroz Con Pollo

Ingredients: 1 cup long-grain white rice (uncooked) 4 6-ounce chicken thighs (bone-in, skin removed) 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 yellow onion (peeled and chopped) 1 bell pepper (cored, seeded, and chopped) 3 garlic cloves (peeled and minced) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 can 14.5 ounce low-sodium diced […]

Chicken and Dumpling Soup

For the Soup: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups carrot, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped, including some leaves 2 quarts chicken broth 2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 bay leaves 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, coarsely chopped For the Dumplings: 1 cup […]

Italian Chicken Flatbread

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons green, yellow, and red peppers, diced 6 multigrain flatbread 1 pound Frozen spinach, chopped 1 teaspoon butter buds, reconstituted 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1/16 teaspoon ground nutmeg 4 1/2 ounces skim milk 1/16 teaspoon black pepper 3 ounces light mozzarella cheese, shredded 9 ounces fully cooked chicken, diced Directions: To prepare alfredo […]


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