Recipes With Course: Side Dish

Parmesan and Herb Baked Squash

Parmesan And Herb Baked Squash


You can make Parmesan and Herb Baked Squash using tender yellow summer squash or zucchini. Experiment with different herbs and adjusting the amounts to taste. Substitute Romano cheese, or use a combination of Romano and parmesan. The best flavor is achieved by using the best parmesan- parmigiano-geggiano. A little does ...

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Avocado and Tomato Salad

Avocado and Tomato Salad


Inslada Tri Colore (Three Color Salad) made with tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, drizzled with olive oil, and seasoned to taste with salt and pepper is a popular Italian antipasto that can also be served as a salad. Avocado and tomato salad is a variation replacing the mozzarella with avocado reducing saturated ...

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Pasta Fagioli With Turkey Sausage Sauce

20 Minute Fagioli e Pasta (Beans & Macaroni)


When I came across canned, organic, white beans, I realized I had not made Fagioli e Pasta in over a year. This simple recipe has less than 500 calories per serving while providing 10 grams of fiber and 28 grams of protein. I used homemade tomato sauce, but you can use ...

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Hash brown potatoes

Hash Brown Potatoes


Hash brown potatoes are a popular part of a full American breakfast. The reason is simple, they are filling, quick, and inexpensive to make. For the basic recipe, all you need are russet potatoes, oil, salt, and pepper. One problem with restaurant and “instant” hash brown potatoes is the amount of sodium ...

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Homemade Coleslaw

10 Minute Coleslaw

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Coleslaw is a popular cold salad usually made using green head cabbage. The cabbage can be shredded or chopped based on personal preference. Shredded cabbage is easier if you do not have a food processor. All you need is a sharp knife. It only takes minutes to shred a head ...

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Fried Vegetables


Fried vegetables are popular in Italian and other cuisines like Japanese and Thai. The biggest differences is the types of vegetables used by Italians, the batter ingredients, and frying in olive oil. Frying any food dramatically increases calories, but the fat calories come from healthy fats like olive, avocado, or canola ...

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Black Bean and Corn Salsa


This colorful, hearty Black Bean and Corn Salsa can be be eaten with corn tortilla chips, as a condiment for seafood tacos, eggs, and breakfast burritos or for taco salads and nachos. One-quarter cup (4 tbps. 60 g) has about 80 calories, and 4 grams each of dietary fiber and ...

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Homemade Turkey Sausage Stuffing

Extra Lean Italian Turkey Sausage Stuffing


Italians have been stuffing poultry since ancient Rome. This extra lean turkey sausage stuffing recipe replaces pork sausage with turkey sausage made with 93 percent lean ground turkey and 88% lean or leaner ground beef to reduce saturated fat and calories. You can further reduce saturated fat and calories by ...

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Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits with Strawberry Preserves

Easy Buttermilk Biscuit

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An Easy Buttermilk Biscuit recipe you can make in about 5 minutes using a food processor or you can mix and knead the dough by hand. If your biscuits made with all-purpose flour are too dense, use pastry flour for a lighter texture. Due to the high fat content, one biscuit ...

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Garlic Toast

Garlic Toast Recipe

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There are several ways to make garlic toast: Rubbing fresh garlic across the surface of toasted bread Combining minced fresh garlic with butter or margarine to form a spread Combining minced roasted garlic with butter or margarine to form a spread This garlic toast recipe uses garlic powder (not garlic ...

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