Recipe Type: Quick Meals

Puff Pastry Chicken Pie

Easy Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie


Puff pastry chicken pot pie has large pieces of white meat chicken and lots of vegetables in a creamy white sauce without the high calorie pie crust. A light, tender puff pastry top replaces the usually double crust pie. You get: More chicken and vegetables Less calories, fat, and sodium ...

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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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Ginger Beef

Ginger Beef


Americanized Chinese food has gotten a bad rap lately for being high in calories and sodium, and not the healthy food Americans make it out to be. So what’s new? Isn’t that the way it is with all Americanized ethnic foods? Americans expect large portions at low prices and restaurants are than ...

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Curried Beef, Poultry or Seafood

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Curried Beef, is a simple Chinese style recipe you can make with beef, chicken, pork, fish, seafood or any combination. You can also omit or substitute tofu (bean curd) for the meat for a vegan or vegetarian recipe. Curried Beef has the intense flavor of an Asian curry with quick cooking, ...

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oven fried tortillas for tostadas

Oven Fried Tortillas For Tostadas

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Tostadas are an open faced taco served on a crisp corn tortilla. Store bought corn tortillas are very low sodium compared to flour tortillas with 10mg or less sodium per tortilla. Fried corn tortillas sold for tostadas can have up to 20 times the sodium of fresh tortillas. You can ...

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Easy Pan-Fried Catfish


Fried catfish is a southeastern favorite. Tradition recipes dip the fish fillets in milk or buttermilk, dredge in self-rising cornmeal, and fry the fillets in several inches of oil. This simple variation, based on my pan-fried fish recipe, takes only minutes to prepare and uses only enough oil to brown the ...

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Oven Blackened Fish

Oven Blackened Fish


Oven Blackened Fish is for people who like Cajun-style blackened fish but don’t like the smoke or mess of pan blackening the fish. Some method for cooking blackened fish are dangerous for the novice cook, and who wants to thrown out a good piece of fish? You can use your ...

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Batter Fried Fish with Steak Fries

Batter Fried Seafood


Batter Fried Seafood has been around for over a hundred years. Fish and chips is a popular English pub and American restaurant meals. Even decades after the Roman Catholic Church lifted the ban on eating meat (beef and pork) on Fridays, Friday Fish Fries are still popular throughout the United States. ...

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Taco Seasoning

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Make your own taco seasoning is simple and economical. This homemade taco seasoning has up to 75 percent less sodium compared to packaging taco seasoning. Unless you like your taco filling super spicy, 2 tablespoons of this mix seasons 1 pound (450 g) of meat compared to almost 6 tablespoons of packaged ...

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