Chicken Italiano

Ingredients
3 whole chicken breasts, halved and skinned
2 (6 oz.) cans tomato sauce
2 med. carrots, sliced thin
1/4 c. diced onions
1/2 c. green peppers, diced
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. salt
Pepper to taste
4 oz. can mushrooms
1 pkt. Sweet and low
Preparation:
Brown chicken in non stick pan. Add remaining ingredients, except mushrooms and sweet and low. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook u uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Stir in sweet and low. 6 servings. 215 calories each serving.

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.

Spanish Tuna Loaf

Ingredients
2 (12 1/2 oz.) tuna (drained and flaked)
1 1/2 c. fresh bread crumbs
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. onion, chopped
1/4 c. celery, chopped
1/4 c. bell pepper, chopped
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 eggs
2 tbsp. paprika1 (14 1/2 oz.) stewed tomatoes
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. sugar
1/8 tsp. Tabasco
Preparation:
Mix all together. Bake in shallow greased baking dish at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve with following Spanish sauce or commercial Picante. Combine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. (Makes 2 cups.)

Oven Poached Haddock

Ingredients
2 lb. Haddock, cut in 6 serving portions
3 tomatoes, sliced
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp. parsley, chopped
Pinch thyme
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation:
Combine all ingredients except tomatoes and fish. Marinate fish in mixture for 3 to 4 hours in refrigerator. Place fish in baking dish and pour marinate over fish. Cover with tomato slices. Salt and pepper lightly and place in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. 80 calories per serving.

Oven Fried Catfish

Ingredients
1/2 c. crushed corn flakes
1/8 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. celery salt
1/8 tsp. paprika
Dash pepper
1 lb. catfish or other fish fillet
1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. skim milk
Preparation:
Combine corn flakes and seasonings. Dip fish in milk and roll in corn flakes. Place in non stick baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes until brown.

Turkey Meatballs and Rice

Ingredients
1 lb. ground turkey
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (16 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
1 lg. onion, sliced thin and separated
1 lg. green pepper, chopped
7 oz. uncooked instant rice
Preparation:
Mix ground turkey, eggs, chili powder, salt and pepper. Shape into 1 1/2 to 2 inch balls. Place in a 2 quart casserole dish. Microwave on high until meatballs are set and lose pink color. Rearrange meatballs after half the cooking time. Stir in remaining ingredients, cover. Microwave on high until mixture is bubbly and onions are tender. Let stand until rice is tender. Makes 7 servings.