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Avocado Beef Rollups Recipe

Ingredients:
1 medium avocado
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon coriander
4 drops Tabasco sauce
1/4 cup tomato, chopped
18-20 thin slices roast beef (round tip)

Instructions:

Mash avocado, add lime juice, onion salt, chili powder, coriander and tomato. Combine thoroughly.

Spread on slices of cold roast beef, allowing about 2 teaspoons filling for each slice. Roll up slices; wrap and chill.

To serve: cut rolls in halves or thirds, depending upon length. Secure each piece with a small wooden pick and arrange on platter.

 


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Cold Avocado Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
1 can chicken broth, chilled
1 ripe avocado
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 oz. dill weed
1/2 oz. sherry

Instructions:

Pour chilled broth in blender. Dice avocado and add to broth, blend. Add lemon juice and sherry. Blend well.

Pour into cups and sprinkle with dill weed. Serve cold.


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Smoky Cauliflower Recipe

Ingredients:
1 large head Cauliflower – broken into florets
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. smoked paprika
3/4 tsp. salt
2 cloves garlic minced
2 tbsp minced Italian parsley

Instructions:

Place Cauliflower in large bowl – mix oil, paprika and salt and stir it into the cauliflower.

Transfer to a 15″ x 1″ baking pan.

Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Then stir in the garlic and bake 10-15 min. longer. Cauliflower will be lightly browned.

You can stir occasionally – during the last 5 minutes stir in the parsley or you can just garnish it with the parsley at the end.


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Hot and Spicy Spinach Recipe

Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
1 red bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
1 lb fresh spinach, chopped
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions:

Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add red bell pepper and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes.

Add spinach; cook and stir 3 minutes or just until spinach begins to wilt.
Stir in mustard, lemon juice and red pepper flakes. Serve immediately.

Serves 4.

Carb Count: 7 Carbs per serving.


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Spinach Casserole Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup yellow onion, diced
3 oz bacon, diced
2 tablespoons butter
2 lb spinach, chopped finely
1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 lb Swiss cheese, diced
Juice of one lemon.

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350F.

Saute‚ onion and bacon in butter. Mix with all ingredients, and put into an oiled casserole dish. Cover and bake 1 hour.

Serves 8.

Carb Count: 8 carbs per serving.


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Baked Spinach with Ricotta Recipe

Ingredients:
3 cups chopped spinach
4 eggs, separated
1 pinch ricotta cheese
1/2 cup grated provolone cheese, or your choice
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt
Black pepper
Nutmeg
Butter

Instructions:

Clean and trim the spinach leaves, and chop fine. Sprinkle about a teaspoon of salt over the chopped spinach, and let it stand for a while. (But before you add it to the recipe, be sure to press out as much of the moisture as possible.)

Butter a 2-quart casserole dish; Preheat the oven to 350°F-180°C.

Separate the eggs; beat the yolks with the three cheeses, then add pepper and nutmeg to taste.

Drain the spinach and stir it in.

Beat the egg whites until they’re stiff. Fold them into the spinach-and-cheese mixture. Turn all into the prepared casserole dish, and bake for 30 to 45 minutes.

Serves 4.

Carb Count: 2 carbs per serving.


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Green Beans with Pepper and Onions Recipe

Ingredients:
2 lb green beans, ends trimmed
5 tablespoons butter
2 large red bell peppers, thinly sliced
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped fresh marjoram
1 1/2 cups sliced almonds, toasted
Salt

Instructions:

Cook green beans in large pot of boiling salted water for 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; set aside.

Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onion and saute until peppers are crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. Mix in marjoram.

Melt remaining 3 tablespoons of butter in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add beans and pepper mixture and stir until heated through, about 5 minutes.

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to large bowl.

Sprinkle with almonds.

Carb Count: 4.2 per serving. Serves 6.


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Green Beans with Hot Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:
1 lb green beans
4 slices bacon
2 tablespoons butter, or bacon drippings
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon spoonable Stevia
salt and pepper,to taste
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

Boil or steam the green beans until they are tender but still firm. Drain and set aside.

Fry the bacon until crisp and drain on paper towels. Crumble the bacon into small pieces and set aside.

Melt the butter or bacon drippings in a small saucepan over moderate heat. Add the vinegar, Stevia, salt, and pepper and bring to a simmer.

Add the bacon to the sauce and pour over the green beans while still hot.

Serves 4.

Carb Count: 3.9 g per serving.


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Baba Ganoush Recipe

Ingredients:
1 1/2 lb eggplant
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
3 tablespoons sesame tahini
1/4 c chopped parsley
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Prick eggplant all over with a fork. Bake whole until tender (about 30 minutes). Remove from oven, halve and scoop out the flesh.

Blend in a food processor with the lemon juice until smooth.

Mash the salt and garlic together and combine with the eggplant, along with the tahini.

Cool and stir in the parsley and pine nuts. Before serving, drizzle with the olive oil.

Serves 4

Carb Count: 6.5 grams per serving.


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Toasted Almond Broccoli Recipe

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons sliced almonds
1/2 pound broccoli florets (4 cups)
2 teaspoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions:

Heat a nonstick skillet on medium heat and add almonds. Saute 1 minute or until almonds are golden, not brown. Remove and set aside.

Steam the broccoli

Remove and add oil and salt and pepper, to taste. Toss well. Sprinkle almonds on top.

Makes two servings.


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