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Rustic Chicken Minestrone

Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • Chicken Soup Base (10 cups broth and 4 cups shredded chicken)
  • 3/4 cup small pasta shells
  • 3 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 Parmesan rind, plus grated Parmesan (optional)
  • 1 bunch kale (preferably Tuscan; 3/4 pound), tough stems and ribs removed, leaves cut into 1-inch pieces (4 cups)
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced medium
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
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Light Italian Wedding Soup

Time:25 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground dark-meat turkey (93 percent lean)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup plain dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes in juice
  • 2 heads escarole (2 pounds total), cored, trimmed, and coarsely chopped
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Spinach Frittata with Green Salad

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Black-Bean and Brown-Rice Cakes

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 large scallions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 cup cooked brown rice
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro, plus leaves for serving
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
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Lemon, Parsley, and Parmesan Plus Bread, Prosciutto, and Egg

Time:50 mins
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Pickled Red Cabbage

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Other Ideas:
Red cabbage, Side dishes
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Mini Croque-Monsieur

Time:1 hour 40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 loaf white Pullman bread (1 pound 2 ounces), bottom trimmed
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 1/2 ounces)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 thin slices good-quality ham (5 ounces), such as Black Forest
  • 12 large slices Gruyere cheese (12 ounces)
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Pressed Ham and Pear Sandwiches

Time:20 mins
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Pear and Frisee Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Time:20 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, if needed
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 small bunches frisee (8 ounces total), trimmed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 pears, such as Comice, Bartlett, or Anjou, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
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Apple-Pecan Cake

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 medium apple, such as Gala or Fuji, peeled and diced small
  • 3/4 cup pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg or ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon packed finely grated orange zest
  • 3 large eggs
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
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