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Lowfat—Pork, Cashew, and Green Bean Stir-Fry

December 14th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

porkstirfry

Ingredients

1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 pound boneless pork loin chops thin cut
4 cups (2-inch) cut green beans (about 1 pound)
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
Cooking spray
1 to 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 cups hot cooked rice
1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews, toasted

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Lowfat—Quick Coq au Vin

December 7th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

CoqauVin

Cooking uncovered over high heat, the liquid reduces and concentrates its flavors in a fraction of the time required for the traditional long-simmered dish.

Ingredients

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken thighs
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 cups quartered cremini mushrooms
2 cups (1/4-inch-thick) slices carrot
1/3 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices Canadian bacon
1 cup dry red wine
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon tomato paste

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Lowfat—Parmesan Chicken and Rice

November 30th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

parmchicken

Rice and broth are added to sauteed chicken, onion, garlic, and mushrooms for a simple entree that requires only one pan.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
3/4 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup uncooked instant rice
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

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Lowfat—Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce

November 23rd, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

porktenderloin

Ingredients

2 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut crosswise into 12 (1-inch-thick) slices
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup dry white wine
3 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons cornstarch

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Lowfat—Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sauteed Apples

November 16th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

braisedlamb

Ingredients

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound lamb roast trimmed and cubed
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups frozen pearl onions, thawed
2 cups baby carrots
1-1/3 cups less-sodium beef broth
2/3 cup white wine
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon

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Lowfat—Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sauteed Apples

November 9th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

spicedporktenderloin

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut crosswise into 12 pieces
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups thinly sliced unpeeled Michigan Red or Gold apples
1/3 cup thinly sliced shallots
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup apple cider
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

Lowfat—Salmon Sate with Dill Mustard Glaze

November 2nd, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

salmon

Ingredients

2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (1-pound) salmon fillet, skinned and cut crosswise into 16 pieces
Cooking spray
Dill sprigs (optional)

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Lowfat—Skillet Chicken Souvlaki

October 26th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

skilletchicken

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1-1/2 cups sliced onion
1 cup sliced green bell pepper
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 cup grated English cucumber
1/4 cup 2 percent Greek-style yogurt
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 (6-inch) whole-wheat soft pitas, cut in half
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced

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Lowfat—Beef and Beer Chili

October 19th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups chopped red onion (about 1 medium)
1 cup chopped red bell pepper (about 1 small)
8 ounces extra lean ground beef
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 (19-ounce) can red kidney beans, drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium beef broth
1 (12-ounce) bottle beer
1 tablespoon yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

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Lowfat—Ratatouille Pizza with Chicken

October 12th, 2010 - By Marge Kullerstrand

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 purple eggplant, halved lengthwise and cut into (1/4-inch-thick) slices
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup sliced mushrooms
3/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 (10-ounce) Italian cheese-flavored thin pizza crust
1 cup cooked chopped skinless, boneless chicken tenders
1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat pizza-blend cheese
3 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

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