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Turkey Cabbage Rolls

Ingredients
1/2 c. uncooked rice
1 1/2 lbs. lean ground turkey
1/4 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp Accent
Dash of pepper
2 c. canned tomatoes, cut up
10 cabbage leaves
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. cold water

Preparation:
Combine first 8 ingredients and mix well. Steam cabbage leaves 3 minutes or until just limp. Drain. Spoon meat mixture onto leaves; roll each leaf around meat, turning ends under. Place in large saucepan or dutch oven; pour remaining tomatoes over rolls. Cover, simmer 45 minutes. Remove rolls to warm platter. Combine cornstarch and cold water, stir into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils. Serve with cabbage rolls

Creamy Pasta and Cabbage Salad

Ingredients
1 1/2 c. (uncooked) corkscrew macaroni
1/2 c. plain low fat yogurt
1/3 c. reduced calorie creamy Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1 sm. clove garlic, minced (optional)
2 c. mixed shredded cabbage and carrots
1 med. cucumber, chopped
1 med. tomato, seeded and chopped
Lettuce leaves (optional)

Preparation:
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain, rinse under cold running water. Drain well. In a small bowl stir together yogurt, salad dressing, parmesan cheese and garlic. In a large bowl toss together macaroni, salad dressing mixture, cabbage and carrots, cucumber,r and tomato. Cover; quick chill in the freezer for 10 minutes. Serve atop lettuce if desired. makes 6 servings. Nutrition information per serving: (131 cal., 3 g. fat, 2 mg. chol., 155 mg. sodium.)

Spicy Baked Chicken

Ingredients
1 fryer, cut up or 6 breasts
Seasoned salt
Paprika
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Remove skin from chicken. Place chicken pieces in baking dish. Sprinkle generously with seasoned salt, paprika, salt and pepper. Cover dish tightly with foil. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes. Serve with steamed mixed vegetables and baked potatoes.

No Cholesterol Brownies

Ingredients
1/4 c. corn oil margarine
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1/2 c. all purpose flour
2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
2 egg whites
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Non stick cooking spray
1/4 c. walnuts, chopped

Preparation:
Melt the margarine in large bowl. Add all ingredients except walnuts. Mix well. Stir in walnuts. Spread batter evenly in an 8 x 8 x 2 metal pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until done. The middle portion should be soft. Cool before cutting 2 inch square.

Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients
2 c. Zucchini, shredded
2 eggs
1/4 c. onion, finely chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 c. flour
Shortening

Preparation:
In large mixing bowl, combine zucchini, eggs, onions, salt and cheese. Gradually stir in flour and baking powder until combined. Drop by heaping tablespoons into deep hot fat (365 degrees) and fry for 1/2 to 2 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired. Makes 12 fritters.

Tuna Pineapple Salad

Ingredients
1 (7 oz.) water packed tuna
1/2 c. celery, chopped
1/2 c. peeled cucumber, chopped
Low calorie Italian dressing
1 c. cottage cheese
1 tbsp. lemon juice
4 slices pineapple (in it’s own juice)
4 slices tomato
Lettuce

Preparation:
Drain tuna well and break up with fork. Add celery, cucumbers and lemon juice. Toss mix with enough dressing to moisten. Set pineapple on lettuce. Top with tuna. Add cottage cheese and tomato.

Tuna Pasta Salad

Ingredients
1 pkg. frozen broccoli, chopped
1 can water packed tuna, drained
2 c. spiral colored noodles
1/4 c. onions, chopped
1/4 c. bell pepper, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c. mayonnaise (lite)

Preparation:
Boil noodles in an extra amount of water until tender. As you drain the noodles, pout the hot water over the broccoli and set aside. In another bowl, mix onion, pepper, tuna, and noodles. Add mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Drain and squeeze liquid from broccoli and add to mixture. Spoon salad onto a lettuce leaf and add a tomato slice.