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postheadericon Healthy Grilled Lamb

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Healthy Grilled Lamb is an outdoor grilling recipe for a “Leg of Lamb” using a gas grill. and smoked with apple wood chips. NOTE: It requires at least (4) Hours of marination time and is well-seasoned with black pepper, salt, fresh mint and garlic. This would be a great option for a holiday gathering, such as Easter, Christmas and/or New Year’s Day. Marinade ingredients: lemon juice, garlic, anchovies and fresh mint leaves.  It contains 0 grams of carbohydrates and 0 grams sugars making it a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 pointsPlus. recipe. This will pair well served with green beans as an option. Healthy Grilled Lamb will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Marination Time: 4-24 Hours.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1 (3-pound) boneless leg of lamb, butterflied, trimmed
1 Tbsp kosher salt
2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn, divided
6 Tbsp olive oil, divided
6 garlic cloves, minced
4 anchovies, chopped
1 cup applewood chips
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postheadericon Overnight Lamb Roast

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

Overnight Lamb Roast is an easy to make and delicious recipe for an Patagonian style lamb roast; Patagonia is a region of Argentina. It marinates for 12 hours in a made from scratch marinade, included in this recipe. So plan a day ahead before starting this one. It will be well worth the wait and all your family and guests will love it. It will make a great presentation, and work well for Easter or any special meal. It is also a low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic friendly recipe. Even those who do not like lamb will love this one. Takes only 15 minutes preparation time. Makes 12 Servings. Overnight Lamb Roast will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.overnight-lamb-roast

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup oil base Italian salad dressing
6 cloves garlic, divided
2 Tbsp paprika, divided
1 bay leaf
1 rolled boneless lamb shoulder, or leg roast (about 3.5 lb)*
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp olive oil
3 fresh pimentos, cut into thin strips (about 3 cups)
1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley

1. Place salad dressing, 3 garlic cloves, 1 Tbsp. paprika and bay leaf in a blender container; cover. Blend on high speed 2 minutes Pour into a large resealable plastic bag. Add lamb; seal bag. Turn bag over several times to evenly coat lamb with the dressing mixture. Refrigerate at least 12 hours.

2. Preheat oven to 325° F. Remove lamb from marinade, reserving the marinade in a small saucepan. Place lamb, fat-side up, on rack of a roasting pan; set aside. Bring marinade to a boil; cook 1 minute Remove from heat. Brush onto lamb.

3. Bake lamb 2 hours or until done (160° F.), brushing occasionally with the cooked marinade. Meanwhile, mince remaining 3 garlic cloves; set aside. Melt butter in a medium size skillet over medium heat. Add oil, garlic, remaining 1 Tbsp. paprika and pimientos; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in parsley. Place lamb on a serving plate; drizzle with the butter mixture.

TIP:* {Lamb shoulder has more fat than the leg, so it is generally cheaper and more flavorful.}

SERVING SUGGESTION: (Serve with a baked potato and mixed green salad to round out your meal).

YIELD: 12 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: About 4 oz lamb per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 8
Carb Choices: < 1/2

Original Recipe and Image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/patagonian-roasted-lamb-63358.aspx

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 310, Total Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 95mg, Sodium: 460mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 1g, Protein: 26g, Vitamin A: 40 %DV, Vitamin C: 70 %DV, Calcium: 4 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a WeightWatchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

postheadericon Crockpot Spiced Lamb Stew

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Crockpot Spiced Lamb Stew is a delicious and healthy low fat recipe seasoned with cumin, orange, turmeric, and cardamom. It is a low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, (1 Carb Choice), low sodium, Diabetic and a WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus+ recipe. Crockpot Spiced Lamb Stew will be loved by your family and friends alike.crockpot-spiced-lamb-stew

INGREDIENTS:

2 large oranges
5 medium size carrots, cut into 2 inch chunks
1-1/2 cups frozen pearl onions
4 large garlic cloves, sliced thin
4 meaty lamb shanks(about 4 lbs total)
(6 inches) stick cinnamon, broken into 1 inch pieces)
1-1/4 cups low sodium beef broth
1-1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tbsp cold water
4 tsp corn starch
1/3 cup pitted Kalamata or other black olives, halved
1 tbsp snipped cilantro

DIRECTIONS:

1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel from one of the oranges, avoiding picking up the white pith. Cut peel into thin strips (to yield about 1/4 cup). Squeeze juice from both oranges to make about 2/3 cup. Set aside.

2. In a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker combine carrots, onions and garlic. Add in the orange peel, lamb and stick cinnamon. In a small bowl stir together orange juice, beef broth, cardamom, cumin, turmeric and black pepper; pour over lamb in cooker.

3. Cover and cook on LOW 11 to 12 hours or HIGH 5-1/2 to 6 hours. Remove stick cinnamon.

4. For sauce pour cooking liquid into a glass measuring cup; skim off fat. Measure 1-1/2 cups of the cooking liquid. In a small saucepan stir together water and cornstarch until smooth. Stir in 1-1/2 cups cooking liquid. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Serve sauce with meat and vegetables. Sprinkle with olives and cilantro.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3-1/2 Meat (L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 223, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat, 1g, Cholesterol, 85mg, Sugars 8g, Sodium 313mg, Carbohydrates 17g, Fiber 4g, Protein 28g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.