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Smoked Turkey, Black Bean, Bell Pepper and Corn Salad Recipe

This no-cook quickie dinner is less than 18 percent fat. Dig in Ingredients 3 cups (about 3/4 lb) diced, cooked smoked turkey breast 1 can (15.5 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup diced bell peppers (any colors) 1/2 cup finely chopped red

Veggie Cassoulet Recipe

A fiber-filled belly warmer from Brian Scheehser, chef at Trellis in Kirkland, Washington Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 zucchini, chopped 2 celery stalks, sliced 1 onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained 3 cups drained cannellini beans, liquid reserved

Green Beans with Blackened Sage and Hazelnuts Recipe

Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup chopped fresh sage 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 lb green beans, trimmed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup hazelnuts, chopped Preparation Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Heat butter and oil, then cook sage until it begins to blacken, 1 to 2 minutes.

Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese Recipe

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 large white onions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 teaspoons salt 3 baking potatoes (such as Yukon gold, about 2 lb), peeled and cubed 6 parsnips (about 1 lb), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, heated 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese 3

Quinoa Pilaf with Pine Nuts Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted in a dry skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown, 2 minutes 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped Preparation Bring quinoa and broth to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low;

Summer Rolls Recipe

Ingredients 1 oz cellophane noodles 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey breast 2 large egg whites 1 cup chopped scallions 1/2 cup chopped shiitake mushroom caps 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon oyster sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/2 each red and green bell pepper, corded, seeded and cut

Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato (about 5 oz) 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat biscuit mix 2 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cubed 1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk 1/4 teaspoons ground allspice Preparation Wrap sweet potato in a paper towel. Microwave on high until soft, 4 minutes. Scoop flesh into a bowl and mash; set aside. Heat oven to

Warm Roasted Broccoli Salad Recipe

Ingredients 1 lb broccoli, cut into 1-inch florets 4 teaspoons olive oil Zest of 1 lime 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 6 oz whole-wheat pasta, such as penne or fusilli 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon