Recipes

Vegetable Meat Sauce and Spaghetti Squash

Makes 4 servings (about 1¼ cups squash, 1 cup sauce and 1 tablespoon cheese) Ingredients: 1 (3-lb.) spaghetti squash 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped ½ lb. ground beef 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1½ teaspoons minced garlic 1 (8-oz.) package sliced […]

Greek Burger Pitas

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. ground chuck or ground sirloin ¼ cup finely onion ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning* 2 teaspoons minced garlic, divided 1 (5.3-oz.) container nonfat plain Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese 2 (6-inch) pieces pita […]

Guacamole Sliders

Makes 8 servings (1 slider) Ingredients: 1 lb. ground chuck ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 4 (1-oz.) slices sharp Cheddar cheese, cut into quarters 8 whole wheat mini slider buns 8 small lettuce leaves 8 thin Roma tomato slices ½ cup prepared guacamole Instructions: […]

Lentil Tacos

Makes 4 servings (2 tacos per serving) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon cornstarch ½ teaspoon smoked paprika (or regular paprika) ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper […]

Baked Chicken Fajitas with Rice

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 (1-oz.) package 30% less sodium taco seasoning 2 green or red bell peppers, sliced 1 medium-size red onion, sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 (16-oz.) container refrigerated fresh salsa 2 cups uncooked instant brown […]

Shrimp and Grits with Collard Greens

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 3 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided 1 cup water 1 teaspoon pepper, divided ¾ cup uncooked quick-cooking grits ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided ½ cup finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic, divided ⅛ […]

Caprese Chicken with Zucchini Spaghetti

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 2 (8-oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon salt, divided ½ teaspoon pepper, divided 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided 2 small tomatoes, sliced 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 4 small zucchini 1 teaspoon […]

Honey Mustard Salmon with Broccoli and Brown Rice

Makes 4 servings (1 fish fillet, 1 cup broccoli and about ⅔ cup rice) Ingredients: 1½ tablespoons Dijon mustard 1½ tablespoons honey ½ teaspoon pepper, divided 4 (4-oz.) salmon fillets 1 lb. fresh broccoli florets 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon […]

Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Cauliflower “Rice”

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. peeled and deveined medium shrimp 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1½ tablespoons canola oil, divided ¼ cup sliced green onions 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 (10-oz.) package frozen stir-fry blend mixed vegetables, thawed and drained […]

Veggie Pita Pizzas

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 (6-inch) whole-wheat pita rounds 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 (8-oz.) package baby bella mushrooms ⅛ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon pepper 2 medium tomatoes, sliced 1 (4-oz.) log goat cheese (or 1 cup shredded mozzarella […]