This recipe gives you a really nice creamy dressing since you use mayo instead of eggs and oil. If you like it with a lot of bite, add extra anchovy.
88 calories per serving
½ c grated parmesan cheese
½ c fat free mayo
¼ c lemon juice
2 t anchovy paste
2 t Worcestershire sauce
½ t pepper
¼ t dry mustard
5 large cloves garlic, minced
8 oz. fresh bread cut into cubes
4 head romaine lettuce in bite size pieces
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine 1.2 c water with cheese, mayo, lemon juice, anchovy paste, Worcestershire, pepper, mustard and garlic. Whisk well and set aside. Place bread pieces on a baking sheet and bake 15 minutes to toast them. When done combine croutons and romaine and then dress and serve immediately.
At only 160 calories, make this one often ! The lite buttermilk, lemon and wine is a nice change from your typical mayo and vinegar dressing. The flavor is right on and this will definitely satisfy your potato salad craving.
160 calories per serving
4 lb. small red potatoes, quartered
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ c dry white wine
4 T lemon juice
½ c low fat buttermilk
¼ c low fat mayo
1 T Dijon mustard
1 c packed basil leaves sliced very thin
Cilantro for garnish
Add cold water to potatoes to cover them by 2 inches, cover and bring to a boil then add 1 t salt, recover and reduce heat to medium low and cook 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Add wine and 1 T lemon juice them toss and cool to room temperature.
Whisk buttermilk, mayo, mustard, ¼ t salt, pepper and 3 T lemon juice. Blend well and then toss with potatoes and basil.
Sometimes a sandwich just hits the spots and this one is not your boring old sandwich ! Chicken in fajita seasoning combined with a tangy sauce and arugula is taste treat you’ll be craving after you sample this one !
303 calories per serving
2 t oil
6 oz. chicken tenders (Perdue Shortcuts work great here)
1 T fajita seasoning
¼ c light mayonnaise
3 T chopped cilantro
1 t grated lime zest
1 T lime juice
4 Arnold Bagel Thins (110 calories each) or Arnold Select Thins
1 tomato, thinly sliced
1 ½ c baby arugula
Sprinkle chicken with fajita seasoning and cook 3 minutes per side or until done. Cut into thin slices. Mix mayo, cilantro, lime zest and lime juice and spread on cut sides of bread. Place chicken on bread and add tomato and arugula then cover with the top of the bread and cut into 4 wedges.
Shake and Bake fans will love this one. Both the fish and the potatoes get a coating so the meal is crisp, the fish stays nice and moist, and the potatoes (‘chips’) are just a little different. This is crunchy goodness !
280 calories per serving
2 large baking potatoes cut into 8 wedges each
1/4 c light zesty Italian dressing
1 pack extra crispy Shake n’ Bake
1 lb. tilapia filets (or any other white fish)
1/4 c light mayo
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix potatoes with dressing and dust with ¼ c of the Shake n’ Bake. Spray a baking sheet with Pam and add the potatoes and bake 25 minutes. Spread mayo on fish and then dredge in the rest of the Shake n’ Bake to coat them evenly. Place fish in a wire rack sprayed with Pam and place that in the oven and bake 15 minutes or until done.
No peeling, quick boil time, easy dressing – this one is GREAT ! You could not even guess that low fat yogurt makes up half the dressing 🙂
112 calories per serving
1 ½ lb. small new potatoes quartered (16 or so)
1 c celery, sliced thin
1 c sliced baby carrots
1/3 c light mayonnaise
1/3 c plain low fat yogurt
¼ c thinly sliced green onions
2 T white vinegar
¼ t pepper
½ t salt
Cook potatoes 8-10 minutes in salted water. Add carrots and celery and cook another 4 minutes. Drain and place in a bowl and chill 2 – 24 hours. Mix mayo, yogurt, onions, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover and chill until ready to serve. When ready to serve mix dressing with potatoes.
A Waldorf salad has apples and nuts and celery and is mixed with mayo. Here I recreate it but in sandwich form and serve it atop lean turkey slices. So good !!
396 calories per serving
100 calorie English muffin, toasted
1/2 small apple sliced
¼ c chopped walnuts
¼ c thin celery slices
1 T non fat mayonnaise
4 slices thin deli sliced lean turkey (Oscar Mayer pre-packaged meats are great)
2 lettuce leaves
Spread bread with mayo. Make sandwich with turkey and apples. Sprinkle with walnuts and celery slices. Top with lettuce.
The flavor from the sauce just explodes in your mouth – paired with sweet, low fat shrimp, it’s a combination made in heaven.
233 calories per serving
2 garlic cloves
1/2 c roasted red peppers, drained
1/4 c light mayonnaise
1/2 t salt, divided
1/8 t crushed red pepper
1 1/2 lb. shrimp
1/4 t fresh ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mince garlic in good processor. Add peppers, mayo, 1/4 t salt and red pepper. Process well. Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Sprinkle with the rest of the salt and black pepper. Spray a baking sheet with Pam and place shrimp in a single layer. Bake 7-8 minutes or until done. Spoon sauce onto a platter and plate shrimp and serve immediately.
Just the right amount of garlic in a great savory dip that is perfect for any occasion.
155 calories per serving
2 whole garlic heads
4 T mayonnaise
5 T plain Greek yogurt
1 t mustard
1 T olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Separate the garlic cloves from the whole head, peel them and place in a baking dish and mix with the oil and salt. Cover with foil and bake / roast 30-40 minutes (or until very tender) and then let cool 5 minutes. Mash garlic with a fork then combine with the rest of the ingredients. Cover and chill. Sprinkle with black pepper just before serving.