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“Potato” Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
1 medium head cauliflower
2 tablespoon chopped onion
32 oz chicken broth
2 slices crisp bacon
3 tablespoon chopped chives
3 oz shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup or more of light cream
2 tablespoon butter
Salt & pepper

Instructions:

Steam cauliflower til tender. Drain, place in baking dish, drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper and broil til golden brown. Heat little oil and saute onions til soft but not brown. Add cauliflower, broth and simmer til very tender. Puree half mixture in blender and return to pot. Add cheese, bacon, cream and chives and stir til cheese melted. Add butter, stir til melted and serve

4 carbs per serving. 4 servings.

Nicolise Recipe

Ingredients:
1/3 head cauliflower
1 bag (1 pound) frozen, crosscut green beans, thawed but not cooked
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/4 to 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
1/4 medium, red onion, diced
8-10 olives, sliced
1/2 to 3/4 cup vinaigrette dressing
Lettuce (to line the plate)
3 cans (6 ounces each) tuna, drained
6 hard boiled eggs, sliced

Instructions:

Slice your cauliflower quite thin. Put it in a microwave-safe bowl with about 1 tablespoon of water, cover, and cook it for 4 to 5 minutes (just tender)

Combine the green beans, garlic, parsley, onion and olives in a good-size bowl. When the cauliflower is done, add that as well, and pour 1/2 cup of dressing over the whole thing.

Stir well, and stick it in the fridge. Let it marinate for several hours to a day, stirring now and then.

When ready to eat, put a few lettuce leaves on each plate and spoon a mound of the marinated mixture on top. Put the tuna on top and in the middle and surround it with slices of hard boiled egg. Garnish it with olives and drizzle more dressing on top.

Serves 6.


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Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:
1 oz. of butter
11 oz. of small button mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoon of white wine
1/2 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup cream
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon chopped chives

Instructions:

1. Pan-fry the chicken or meat in a little oil or butter. Remove from the pan, cover with foil and keep warm. Add the butter and mushrooms to the pan juices and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until soft and golden.

2. Add the wine, stock, cream and garlic, and bring to the boil. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens slightly. Stir in the chives and serve immediately.

1 g. Carbohydrates


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Greek Mushroom Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh oregano
1/4 cup water
10 seeded black olives
7 oz feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup sliced mushrooms

Instructions:

Heat oil in wok, stir-fry onion and garlic until onion is soft.

Add mushrooms to wok. Add two tablespoons of the oregano, and water. Stir until sauce boils.

Combine mushroom mixture in large bowl with olives, & cheese

Serves 4.


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Italian Style Broccoli Recipe

Ingredients:
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced
1 onion, diced
4 or 5 button mushrooms, brushed clean and thinly sliced
1 or 2 tomatoes, diced
1 head broccoli, cut into small flowerets, with stems peeled and thinly sliced

Instructions:

Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat.

Add broccoli and cook until bright green but not completely tender, about 3 minutes. Plunge into cold water to stop the cooking process and preserve the bright color.

Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and cook, stirring, 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes and stir well. Cover and simmer 10-15 minutes.

Remove cover and stir in broccoli. Simmer, uncovered, 2-3 minutes. Serve hot, makes 4 servings.


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Cauliflower Hash Browns Recipe

Ingredients:
12 ounces (1/2 medicum head) fresh cauliflower, grated
4 slices bacon, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1-2 tablespoons butter, optional
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a medium-large nonstick skillet, cook the bacon and onion until they just start to brown.

Add the cauliflower; cook and stir until the cauliflower is tender and nicely browned all over. You can add a couple tablespoons of butter during cooking to speed up browning and add flavor.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Makes 4 servings


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Green Beans Almondine Recipe

Ingredients:
1 pound frozen french-cut green beans
1/2 cup slivered almonds
4 tablespoons butter

Instructions:

Steam the green beans according to package directions

While beans are cooking, saute the almonds in butter over medium heat, stirring frequently.

When the beans are done and the almonds are golden, drain the water off of the beans and pour the almonds and butter over them; use a scraper to get all the butter. Toss the mixture, and serve.

Makes 4 servings.


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Ginger Roasted Green Beans

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 garlic clove, sliced
1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 pound green beans (454g) fresh
1 tablespoon grated ginger root — fresh

Instructions:

Combine first 5 ingredients in a jellyroll pan. Add green beans, tossing to coat.

Bake at 400°F (200°C) stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Toss in ginger.


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Creamed Brussel Sprouts Recipe

Ingredients:
1 lb Brussel sprouts
2 tablespoon butter
3/4 cup heavy cream
1 pinch nutmeg
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions:

Drop the Brussels sprouts in boiling salted water and boil for 6 to 8 minutes. Drain the Brussels sprouts thoroughly.

Smear the butter in the bottom of a casserole large enough to hold the Brussels sprouts in a single layer.

Pour the cream over them, season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper, and bake covered in a preheated 350F (180C) oven for 20 minutes.

Serves four.


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Cole Slaw Recipe

Ingredients:
1 head green cabbage
1/4 sweet red onion
Coleslaw dressing

Instructions:

Reduce cabbage to small shreds, and put shreds in a big bowl

Mince the onion until fine, and place in bowl.

Pour on dressing and toss well.

Makes 10 servings with 1 gram of carbohydrates.


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