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  • Crab Linguine

    Crab Linguine

    recipe ingredients9 oz crabmeat, all shell bits removed1 Tbsp. olive oil1 small handful fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped1 clove garlic, crushed12 oz Italian plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped6 tbsp. dry white wine12 oz dried linguinesalt and fresh ground black pepper to taste recipe directionsPound the crabmeat with mortar and pestle or other method, until mashed into small pieces. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the parsley and garlic and cook until the garlic begins to brown; season with salt a...

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  • Grilled Salmon

    Grilled Salmon

    recipe ingredients1 14-3/4 oz. can salmon, or 2 7oz. cans boneless salmon2 tbsp. lemon juice1 1/2 tbsp. Dijon-style mustard3/4 cup dry breadcrumbs1/2 cup sliced green onions3 egg whites recipe directionsDrain and flake salmon. Combine lemon juice and mustard. Blend flaked salmon with breadcrumbs, green onions, and lemon juice-mustard mixture. Mix in egg whites until well blended. Form mixture into 4 patties and grill until lightly browned. Be careful when turning.

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  • Angel Hair with Pesto

    Angel Hair with Pesto

    recipe ingredients1/4 cup pine nuts2 cups tightly packed fresh basil, stems removed2 cups tightly packed fresh spinach, stems removed4 garlic cloves, minced1 cup fat-free grated Parmesan cheese1/2 teaspoon salt1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil1/3 to 1/2 cup water8 ounces dry angel hair pasta recipe directionsPreheat oven to 350*F. Arrange the pine nuts on a cookie sheet lined with foil and roast in oven for 7 to 8 minutes. In a food processor, mix roasted pine nuts with the next 6 ingredients to form ...

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  • Vegetable Calzones

    Vegetable Calzones

    recipe ingredients3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms3/4 cup halved and thinly sliced zucchini1/2 cup sweet red pepper, chopped1/4 cup sliced green onions1/4 teaspoon garlic salt1/4 teaspoon dried basil1 10-ounce can refrigerated pizza crust1 cup low fat mozzarella cheese1 egg white, beaten recipe directionsHeat oven to 425 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. In bowl, combine mushrooms, zucchini, pepper and onions. Sprinkle with garlic salt and basil and mix well. Unroll dough a...

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  • Roasted Vegetable Pasta

    Roasted Vegetable Pasta

    recipe ingredients1 medium zucchini, diced1 red or yellow bell pepper, diced1 large onion, thinly sliced1 Tbsp. olive oilsalt and fresh ground pepper to taste2 large tomatoes, chopped1/4 cup chopped fresh basil2 cloves garlic, minced8 oz. spaghetti or linguine1/2 cup feta cheese recipe directionsPreheat oven to 450*F. Put a large pot of water on to boil. In a large roasting pan or a large baking sheet with sides, toss zucchini, bell pepper and onion with 1 Tbsp oil. Season with salt and pepper. ...

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  • Ham Manicotti

    Ham Manicotti

    recipe ingredients8 each manicotti2 tablespoons margarine2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon pepper1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg1 1/2 cups skim milk5 ounces frozen spinach1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese3/4 cup ham cubes1 tablespoon fresh oregano1/4 cup parmesan cheese recipe directionsIn a Dutch oven or large saucepan, cook manicotti according to package directions; drain. For sauce, in a medium saucepan melt margarine. Stir in flour, pepper, salt and nutmeg; add milk. Cook and...

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  • Beef Lo Mein

    Beef Lo Mein

    recipe ingredients1 lb. lean beef boneless sirloin steak, about 1/2 inch thick1/2 lb. snap pea pods1 cup baby carrots, cut into 1/4 inch sticks1 pkg (9 oz) refrigerated fresh linguine, cut into 2 inch pieces2 tsp. cornstarch1 tsp. sugar2 tsp. cold water1/3 cup chicken broth1 Tbsp. soy sauce4 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp. minced fresh gingerroot1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion recipe directionsRemove fat from beef and cut beef into strips about 1 1/2 x 1/4 inch thick. Heat 2 quarts of water to boili...

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  • Chicken Enchiladas

    Chicken Enchiladas

    recipe ingredients1 cup chopped onion1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese1 cup bottled picante sauce3 oz. 1/3-less-fat cream cheese1 tsp. ground cumin or chili powder8 (6-inch) flour tortillas1 1/2 cups bottled green taco sauce recipe directionsPreheat oven to 350*F. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat until hot. Add onion, and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the shredded chicken, 1/2 ...

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  • Stuffed Chicken with Wild Rice

    Stuffed Chicken with Wild Rice

    recipe ingredients3 cups nonfat chicken broth (2 cans)1 1/4 cups wild rice1 tablespoon grated orange peel2 cups red pearl onions (about 3/4 in. wide) or coarsely chopped red onions8 boned, skinned chicken breast halves (5 to 7 oz. each)1 package (about 5 oz.) garlic-herb-flavor Boursin or Alouette cheese3/4 cup orange marmaladeAbout 1 teaspoon fresh-ground pepper2 tablespoons minced fresh chives or green onionsSalt recipe directionsIn a 3- to 4-quart pan over high heat, bring broth, rice, and or...

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  • Bean Tacos

    Bean Tacos

    recipe ingredients1 tsp. olive oil1 cup diced onion1/2 cup diced red bell pepper1/2 cup diced green bell pepper1 Tbsp. chili powder2 tsp. dried oregano1 tsp. ground cumin1 garlic clove - minced1 cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained1/2 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained1 (8-ounce) can no salt added tomato sauce12 taco shells3/4 cup shredded iceberg lettuce3/4 cup diced tomato1/2 cup finely shredded reduced-fat sharp Chedda...

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