Diets and Weight Loss, Foods, Uncategorized

Low Carb: Hot Spinach with Pita Chips

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Low Carb:  Hot Spinach Spread with Pita Chips Recipe

 

Ingredients

2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed

2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped

3/4 cup chopped onion

1/3 cup half-and-half cream

1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper

6 pita breads (6 inches)

1/2 cup butter, melted

2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

 

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
  2. Meanwhile, cut each pita bread into eight wedges. Place in two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Combine the butter, lemon-pepper, cumin and garlic salt; brush over pita wedges. 
  3. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until crisp. Serve with spinach spread. Yield: 16 servings (4 cups spread). 

 

Editor’s Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

 

Nutritional Facts

 

1 each: 231 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein

 

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Diets and Weight Loss, Foods, Health and Disease, Uncategorized

Low Carb: Layered Reuben Casserole

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Low Carb:   Layered Reuben Casserole Recipe

 

Ingredients

1 can (8 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained

1/8 teaspoon caraway seeds

1 small tomato, cut into thin wedges

2 tablespoons Thousand Island salad dressing

1 package (2 ounces) thinly sliced deli corned beef

1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese

1/4 cup cubed rye bread

2 teaspoons butter, melted

 

Directions

  1. Place the sauerkraut in an ungreased 3-cup baking dish; sprinkle with caraway seeds. Layer with the tomato wedges, salad dressing, corned beef and Swiss cheese. Toss bread cubes and butter; sprinkle over the top.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 servings.

 

Nutritional Facts

 

1 each: 166 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 1403mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein

 

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