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Posts Tagged ‘Creole’

postheadericon Creole Potato Salad

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

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 yocreole-potato-saladur 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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postheadericon Shrimp-Red Snapper Creole

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Shrimp-Red Snapper Creole is a delicious and spicy recipe for a Creole-style seafood dinner idea. Adding rice would almost make a full meal, optional. This is also a healthy, low calories, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Ingredients include a made from scratch sauce, Red Snapper, Shrimp in the shell, celery, onion, garlic, bell peppers, chile pepper, scallions and tomatoes. Haddock or Cod filets may be substituted for the Snapper also. Makes 6 servings. Shrimp-Red Snapper Creole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.shrimp-red-snapper-creole

Prep Time: About 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: About 40 Minutes:


12 raw shrimp (16-20 per pound; (See Tip*), shell-on
4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 medium size onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 small fresh jalapeno or serrano chile pepper, seeded,  chopped

2 tsp tomato paste
2 cups chopped tomatoes, canned or fresh
1-1/2 cups water
3/4 cup dry white wine
1-1/2 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme
3/4 tsp salt, divided
3/4 tsp ground black pepper, divided
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 lbs red snapper, cod or haddock fillet, skinned, cut into 6 (4 oz) portions
1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
Serving Suggestion: Serve with hot Cooked rice, optional

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