Category: equal

tuscan bean salad with gorgonzola bruschetta

Tuscan Bean Salad with Gorgonzola Bruschetta

21% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

Bruschetta
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
16 slices French baguette (1 pound loaf)

Salad
2 cans (19 ounces each) cannelloni beans, rinsed, drained*
2 medium fennel bulbs, thinly sliced (optional)
4 medium plum tomatoes, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup light or fat free mayonnaise
3/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup Equal

white and black beans with onions and peppers

White and Black Beans with Onions and Peppers

19% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

1 cup finely chopped red onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup chopped red pepper
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons minced parsley
2 tablespoons Equal Spoonful*
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 can (15 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed, drained
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed, drained
Red and green pepper rings

*May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener

Saute onions and garlic in oil until crisp tender in medium skillet; remove from heat and cool until warm.

Stir vinegar, peppers, parsley, Equal , salt and pepper into onions.

Pour onion mixture over combined beans in a bowl; mix well. Garnish with pepper rings.

Nutrition information per serving: 174 cal., 9 g pro., 27 g carb., 4 g fat, 0 mg chol., 78 mg sodium

Food exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat

jamaican curried rice

Jamaican Curried Rice

10% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 tablespoons curry powder
3 cups hot cooked rice
1/4 cup Equal

broccoli and bacon salad

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

48% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

1 large head broccoli
1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup chopped pecans or sunflower seeds
3/4 cup light salad dressing or mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1/2 cup Equal Spoonful*
Salt and pepper, to taste
4 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled

*May substitute 12 packets Equal

fruited curry chicken salad

Fruited Curry Chicken Salad

25% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

Chicken Salad
2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
1 cup halved red seedless grapes
1 cup well drained canned pineapple chunks
2/3 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup Orange Curry Mayonnaise
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds

Combine all ingredients, except almonds. Refrigerate, covered, 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.

Just before serving, sprinkle almonds over top of salad.

Orange Curry Mayonnaise

Makes about 2 cups

1 cup light or fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup orange juice concentrate, thawed*
2 tablespoons Equal

garden pasta salad

Garden Pasta Salad

31% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

1 pound penne or medium pasta shells, cooked, drained, cooled
1 large yellow or red bell pepper, sliced
1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas, cooked
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup blanched sugar snap peas
1/2 cup sliced carrots
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup fat-free milk
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
3 tablespoons Equal

marinated beet salad

Marinated Beet Salad

55% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

2 cans (15 ounces each) small, whole or sliced beets
1/2 cup white vinegar
3/4 to 1 cup Equal

three bean salad

Three Bean Salad

29% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

1/4 cup red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons Equal

zucchini salad

Zucchini Salad

48% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

1 pound zucchini, unpeeled
1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 medium orange bell pepper, sliced
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 cup Equal