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Italian Tuna Salad is a delicious, easy and quick meal recipe. Ingredients include: Tuna, salad greens, artichoke hearts, green beans, cheese and tomatoes. Only 15 minutes of prep time. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, Diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Italian Tuna Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + (Bean cooking time)
2 cups sliced Roma tomatoes
1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
1 (12 oz) can white flaked tuna in water, drained
1 (10 oz) bag salad greens
(1/2 lb) fresh green beans, cooked, drained and halved (2 cups)
1 cup shredded 2% Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup “Italian Roasted Red Pepper” salad dressing
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Creole Potato Salad is a delicious and different style of potato salad, that would make a hit for your summer and spring barbecues and picnics. A spicy Creole side dish featuring, green onions, tomatoes and of course potatoes with a Creole mustard, mayonnaise and sour cream dressing. It is a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 10 servings and can easily be adapted for a healthier recipe. Creole Potato Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 2 Hours, 40 Minutes.
3 lbs red potatoes
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup Creole mustard
1/2 tsp, (or more if desired), Creole seasoning
1/2 tsp granulated sugar
1-1/2 cups diced fresh tomatoes
2 tbsp thinly sliced green onions
1. Place potatoes in lightly salted water to cover in a large saucepot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain, then quarter potatoes.
2. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, Creole seasoning and sugar together in a large bowl until well blended. Add in the warm potatoes; toss to coat well. Add in tomatoes and green onions; toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until ready to serve.
YIELD: 10 Servings.
Serving Size: 2/3 cup per serving.
Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 4
Carb Choices: 1-1/2
Calories: 159, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 7mg, Sodium: 295mg, Sugars: 2.5g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g
Original recipe and image from McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Zatarains/Recipes/Salads-Sides/Zatarains-Creole-Mustard-Potato-Salad
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Grilled Steak Salad is an easy, delicious and quick 30 minute; start to finish recipe. This is a great recipe you will want to add to your outdoor grilling rotatation. Ingredients include: Beef sirloin steak, mixed salad greens, tomatoes, onions, black olives, and an avocado salad dressing. It is also a low calories, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints) recipe for a serving size of (3 cups) per serving. Makes 4 servings. Grilled Steak Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
1 lb boneless beef sirloin steak
(This recipe is also a great way to use leftover cooked beef steak, or roast beef).
Dash of chili powder
8 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup sliced red onions
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1/4 cup light Italian salad dressing
1/2 of a medium size ripe avocado, peeled, pitted
20 saltine crackers
Heart Healthy Chicken Salad This is an easy and quick (15) minute, no-cooking recipe for a lunch or light dinner. The tomatoes are stuffed with canned chicken breast, celery and onion; then served over shredded lettuce with a mayonnaise-yogurt dressing to make up this healthy, quick and delicious recipe. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low sodium, low cholesterol, heart-healthy, vitamin-enriched, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4) servings with a generous (2 cup) serving size. Heart Healthy Chicken Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
2 tbsp plain nonfat yogurt
2 tbsp light mayonnaise
1/3 cup chopped celery
2 tbsp finely chopped onion
1 (12.5 oz) can white chunk chicken breast in water, drained
4 medium size tomatoes
6 cups shredded lettuce
Easy Italian Bean Salad is an easy and quick, (10 minute) recipe for a delicious, no-cooking, side salad. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Ingredients include: cannelini beans, cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts, onions, black olives, parsley and shredded cheese with a sun-dried tomato vinaigrette salad dressing. Makes: 6 servings. Easy Italian Bean Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.
1(15 oz) can cannelini beans, drained
1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained, quartered
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup fine-shred Italian Five Cheese Blend
1/2 cup pitted black olives
1/4 cup chopped red onions
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup sun-dried tomato vinaigrette salad dressing