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Tomato Alfredo Sauce with Artichokes

Tomato Alfredo Sauce with Artichokes

1 VEGGIE, 1 DAIRY, AND 1 CARB PER SERVING

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup canned artichoke hearts in water, chopped

  • ¼ cup tomatoes, chopped

  • ¼ cup onion, chopped

  • ½ cup mushrooms, sliced

  • 1½ tbsp fresh basil, chopped

  • 1½ tbsp skim milk

  • 1¼ tsp unbleached all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup whole wheat pasta, cooked

Instructions:

  1. Heat a non-stick skillet over MED-HI heat.

  2. Put the mushrooms into the skillet and sauté until they are lightly brown.

  3. Add in the artichokes and 1/3 cup of the juice they came in. Heat to simmering.

  4. Mix together the flour and milk. Stir mixture into the artichoke juice until it reaches the desired consistency.

  5. Add in the onions, tomatoes & basil.

  6. Cook for a short time, leaving the vegetables firm.

  7. Place the cooked pasta on a plate or in a bowl.

  8. Top the pasta with the sauce.

Veggie Stuffed Potato

Veggie Stuffed Potato

1 VEGGIE, 1 DAIRY, AND 1 CARB PER SERVING

Ingredients:

  • 3" potato (organic)

  • ½ medium carrot, finely diced

  • 1 tbsp onion (any variety), diced

  • 2 button mushrooms, diced

  • ¾ cup baby spinach, chopped

  • black pepper (to taste)

  • sodium-free seasoning mix (to taste)

  • 2 slices fat-free sharp* cheddar cheese

Instructions:

  1. Pierce potato with a fork and cook in microwave on high until tender (about 5 minutes).

  2. While the potato is cooking, prepare the filling.

  3. Lightly spray a small non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat.

  4. Add the carrot, onion and mushroom. Sprinkle with black pepper and sodium-free seasoning mix.

  5. Sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  6. Add spinach and allow to wilt.

  7. Remove skillet from the heat.

  8. Remove the cooked potato from the microwave and carefully slice it lengthwise down the middle. Squeeze the ends to fluff the insides.

  9. Tear the slices of cheddar cheese into small pieces and lay them inside the potato. Loosely tent with aluminum foil or place in the microwave for 15 seconds to melt the cheese.

  10. Place the potato on a plate and fill with ¾ cup of the filling.