Cooking at Home - Corn Chowder

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Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty dish.


1 Tbsp vegetable oil

2 Tbsp celery, finely diced

2 Tbsp onion, finely diced

2 Tbsp green pepper, finely diced

1 package (10 oz) frozen whole kernel corn

1 cup raw potatoes, peeled, diced, and 1/2-inch

2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

1 cup water

1/4 tsp salt

black pepper to taste

1/4 tsp paprika

2 Tbsp flour

2 cups milk, fat-free or low-fat (1%)

Cooking at Home - Stir-Fried Beef and Potatoes

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Trim fat off beef before cooking.


1 1/2 lb sirloin steak

2 tsp vegetable oil

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp vinegar

1/8 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

2 large onions, sliced

1 large tomato, sliced

3 cups boiled potatoes, diced


1. Trim fat from steak and cut into small, thin pieces.

2. In a large skillet, heat oil and sautA(c) garlic until garlic is golden. Add steak, vinegar, salt, and pepper.

3. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring beef until brown.

Cooking at Home - Italian Pasta Salad

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Fresh and crunchy broccoli, carrot, bell pepper, and green onion, make this easy and delicious pasta salad burst with flavor!  This pasta salad would be an excellent side dish to grilled meat, fish, or tofu.


4 cups pasta, cooked
2 cups broccoli (blanched, pieces)
1 cup carrot (cooked, slices)
1/2 cup red pepper (strips)
1/4 cup green onion (sliced)
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing, light or reduced fat (can use 1/2 to 3/4 cup)

Cooking at Home - 20-Minute Chicken Creole

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This quick Southern dish contains no added fat and very little added salt in its spicy tomato sauce.


non-stick cooking spray as needed

4 medium chicken breast halves, skinned, boned, and cut into 1-inch strips*

1 can (14 oz) tomatoes, cut up**

1 cup chili sauce, low-sodium

11/2 cups green peppers, chopped (1 large)

11/2 cups celery, chopped

1/4 cup onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 Tbsp fresh basil or 1 tsp dried

1 Tbsp fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried