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Light Recipes

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Mushroom And Lentil Soup

Time:50 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 small carrots, diced small
  • 1 medium red onion, diced small
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 pound cremini or button mushrooms, trimmed and coarsely chopped (4 cups)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 9 sprigs thyme
  • 3/4 pound brown lentils (1 3/4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, for serving
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Baked Polenta with Sausage and Artichoke Hearts

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup marinated artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tube (18 ounces) prepared polenta, cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (optional), coarsely chopped
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Crispy Chicken and Apple Salad

Time:30 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound total)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large head red leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (8 cups)
  • 2 apples, such as Gala or Fuji, cored and cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
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Perfect Omelets

Time:5 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 large eggs, preferably room temperature
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions, and/or fresh herbs, such as parsley, tarragon, chives, dill, or cilantro (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup desired filling
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Turkey Cutlets with Balsamic Pears

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 turkey cutlets (about 1 pound total), patted dry
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 large shallots, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves, plus more for serving
  • 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
  • 2 Bosc pears, cored and sliced into thin wedges
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Turkey and Stuffing Bake

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds ground turkey (85 percent lean) or ground chicken
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 yellow onion, diced medium
  • 3 celery stalks, diced medium
  • 1 loaf crusty white bread, cut into large cubes (8 cups)
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
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Baked Banana-Pecan Oatmeal

Time:20 mins
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Chipotle Shrimp with Cheddar Grits

Time:15 mins
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar (2 ounces)
  • Salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, seeded and chopped, plus 1 tablespoon sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound frozen large shrimp (31 to 35), thawed, peeled, and deveined (tails left on)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (from 2 limes)
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Thai Skirt Steak with Carrot Salad

Time:25 mins
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