Broccoli and Carrots with Toasted Almonds (1 Point)

Ingredients

1/3 cup sliced almonds
1 pound Carrot sliced
1 (12-ounce) bag broccoli florets (about 6 cups)
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
1/2 cup Chicken broth fat free, sodium free
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
Preheat oven to 350°. Spread almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until lightly browned and fragrant, stirring occasionally. Cool completely, and set aside. Place carrots in a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 3 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon. Plunge into ice water, and drain. Place broccoli in boiling water; cook 2 minutes. Drain and plunge into ice water; drain. Melt the butter in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shallots; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium. Add carrots, broccoli, Homemade Turkey Stock, salt, and pepper; cover and cook 6 minutes or until carrots and broccoli are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately.

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Italian Carrots (3 Points)

(4 servings) Ingredients

2 2/3 cups baby Carrots
1 1/3 teaspoon Olive oil
2/3 teaspoon Dried basil
1/3 teaspoon Dried oregano
1 1/3 teaspoon Butter

Instructions

Cook carrots in butter until tender/crisp. Drain carrots and toss with olive oil, basil, and oregano.

(from BigOven.com)

Garlic Mashed Potatoes (3 Points)


(4 Servings) Ingredients

1 pound Potatoes
2 cups Skim milk
2 large Garlic chopped
1/2 teaspoon White pepper


Instructions

Cover and cook potatoes in a small amount of boiling water for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes. Add garlic-milk mixture and white pepper to potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed or mash with a potato masher until smooth.

Microwave Directions: Scrub potatoes, pat dry, and prick with a fork. On a plate, cook potatoes, uncovered, on 100% (high) power until tender (about 12 minutes), turning potatoes over once. Let stand 5 minutes. Peel and quarter. Meanwhile, in a 4-cup glass measuring cup, combine milk and garlic. Cook, uncovered, on medium heat until garlic is soft (about 4 minutes).

(From healthdiscovery.net)

Rosemary & Garlic Green Beans (2 Points)

Okay, I decided that this site is entirely sad in the veggie department. So here’s an easy way to get your veggies and it tastes very good!)

(4 Servings)

Ingredients

1 pound Green Beans thawed
1/4 cup Olive oil
1 clove Garlic crushed
1/2 teaspoon Rosemary, dried
1/2 teaspoon Salt

Instructions
Thaw green beans in a colander. Put olive oil, garlic, rosemary and salt in a skillet or stir-fry pan and mix. Add green beans. Stir-fry until beans are just softened. Serve immediately.

Oven Baked Onion Rings (4 Points)

(4 servings)

 

Ingredients
1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 medium onions cut cross ways into 3/16-inch rings
2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
pepper

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Spray a cookie sheet with lite olive oil or other veggie oil.
3. Mix bread crumbs, oregano & cayenne (mix these ingredients on a sheet of wax paper it will make the next step easier).
4. Dip onion rings into the milk and allow the excess to drip back into the bowl.
5. Dip into the crumb mixture.
6. They won’t be fully coated, don’t worry they will still have a crunch (especially with Panko crumbs).
7. Place onion rings in a single layer on the cookie sheet.
8. Bake onion rings until the crumbs are golden and the onions are soft (approx 30 minutes).
9. Sprinkle with salt & pepper and then serve.

 

from http://www.recipezaar.com/

Sweet Potato French Fries (2 Points)

Ingredients

Nonstick spray coating
4 small sweet potatoes about 1 pound
1 tablespoon margarine
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 Dash ground nutmeg


Instructions
Preheat the oven to 450. Spray a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick coating. Cut the potatoes into wedges. Arrange potatoes in a single layer in pan. Combine margarine, salt, and nutmeg. Brush onto potatoes. Bake for 20 minutes or until brown and tender.

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