Abigail's Low Fat Recipes

Find low fat recipes here. Chicken recipes, beef and pork recipes,
and a variety of low fat dessert recipes, that features a low fat recipe for cheesecake,
chocolate cake and low fat carrot cake. Try our low fat recipes
for gravy, mayonnaise, and whipped dessert topping.
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Low Fat Chicken Taco Salad Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings

1 lb Chicken meat -- white Skinless
1/2 c Lettuce -- torn into pieces
2 md Tomatoes -- cut into pieces
1 cn Kidney beans -- rinsed and Drained (15 oz. size)
1 pk Taco seasoning mix
1/2 c Cheddar cheese -- non fat
Hot sauce to taste
1/2 pk Tortilla chips -- *baked* (1 GM fat per 20 chips)
Bottle Kraft fat free salad Dressing -- Catalina

Place chicken in a bowl and cover with waxed paper. Cook in microwave about 5 minutes. Remove and drain chicken to remove any fat. Prepare taco mix as directed, substituting chicken for beef. Place lettuce, tomatoes, and chips in a large bowl. Add drained beans, grated cheese, and salad dressing. Mix well. Serve immediately. Per recipe serving: fat 4 GM, chol. 56 mg, calories 336, protein 30 G, carb. 46 GM, 11% of calories from fat.

Recipe for Low Fat Fried Chicken

Yield: 4 Servings

4 Chicken breast halves, -skinned, boned and patted -dry
3/4 c Buttermilk
3 tb Parmesan cheese
1/2 c Dry bread crumbs
1/2 ts Rosemary
1/2 ts Thyme
1/4 ts Garlic powder
1/4 ts Onion powder
1/4 ts Black pepper

Cover a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. In a shallow disk combine all ingredients except chicken and buttermilk. In a separate dish, dip chicken in buttermilk then roll in dry mixture and place on baking sheet.

Bake at 400F for 35 to 40 minutes until golden. Recipe Calories: 332 per serving Fat grams: 12 grams per serving.

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Chicken Cacciatore Recipe - Lowfat

Yield: 4 Servings

1/2 cn (7-1/2 oz) tomatoes
3/4 c Sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4 c Chopped onion
1/4 c Chopped green pepper
3 tb Dry red wine
1 Clove garlic -- minced
1/2 ts Dried oregano -- crushed
1/4 ts Salt
ds Pepper
4 Chicken breast halves/deboned&skinless
2 ts Cornstarch
2 tb Cold water
4 oz Spaghetti -- cooked

In a medium skillet cut up the undrained tomatoes. Add mushrooms, onions, green pepper, wine, garlic, oregano, salt & pepper. Place chicken pieces on the tomato mixture in skillet. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Keep warm.

Combine cornstarch & cold water; stir into a skillet mixture. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Arrange chicken and spaghetti on platter; spoon sauce over chicken. Calories: 283 per recipe serving Fat grams: 4 grams per serving

Low Fat Pepper Steak Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

Cooking spray
2 lb Boneless top round steak thinly sliced
1 1/2 lg Bell pepper thinly sliced
2/3 c Water
1 ts Beef boullion
2 tb Teriyaki sauce
1 md Garlic clove
1 tb Plus 1 ts cornstarch
1 1/2 md Tomato thinly sliced
2 c Hot cooked rice
1 md Onion, thinly sliced

Spray skillet with cooking spray. Saute beef and remove. Saute onion and garlic in skillet until tender. Add pepper and a small amount of water to onion and garlic; cover and cook on low until tender. Sprinkle with boullion granules and add teriyaki sauce and 2/3 c water.

In a measuring cup, make a paste with the 1/4 cup hot water and corn starch. Pour into the skillet and cook for a few minutes until thick. Add tomato and cook until tender. Serve over hot cooked rice. Calories: 382 per serving Fat grams: 13 grams per serving.

Low Fat Pork Chops Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

4 Pork chops; thick (approx 6 oz fat trimmed) -- boneless
1 Egg white
2 tb Pineapple juice -- unsweetened
1 tb Soy Sauce
1 ts Ginger
1 ts Garlic powder
1 c Italian seasoned bread crumbs
1 ts Paprika

Mix together Pineapple Juice, Soy Sauce, Ginger and Garlic Powder. In a flat dish mix together bread crumbs and Paprika. Dip pork chops in wet mixture and then coat with bread crumb mixture. Bake on each side for 25 minutes at 325F. Calories: 309 per serving Fat grams: 9 grams per serving.

Low Fat Gravy Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

1 3/4 c Defatted chicken broth
4 tb Cornstarch
1 ts Onion powder
1/2 ts Garlic powder
1 ts Seasoning salt

1 Chicken or vegetable flavor Bouillon cube Salt and pepper to taste Mix well in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until smooth. 5 % Fat

Low Fat / No Fat Mayonnaise

1 ct Egg beaters (equivalent to 4 Eggs)
1 c Sugar
1/2 c Vinegar - red or white

Whip above ingredients and heat on stove until thick (recipe scorches easily).

Low Fat Whipped Topping

1/3 c Evaporated skim milk
1/2 ts Unfavoured gelatin
1 tb Cold water
1 tb Sugar
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
1 ts Lemon juice

Chill evaporated milk. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small saucepan, then stir over low heat until dissolved. Add to milk and beat until stiff. Add sugar, vanilla and lemon juice. Use immediately, or beat again before serving. Recipe makes 1/2 c. 1 serving=2 tb=29 cal.

Low Fat Cheesecake Dessert

Yield: 10 Servings

1 tb Graham cracker crumbs
1 c Low fat cottage cheese
16 oz Neufchatel cheese (should Be LIGHT Philly brand Neufchatel Cheese and it should be Softened)
2 eggs
2/3 c Sugar
2 tb Unbleached all-purpose Flour
2 tb Skim milk
1/4 c Almond extract

Lightly grease bottom of 9" springform pan. Sprinkle with crumbs. Dust bottom; remove excess crumbs. Put cottage cheese in blender container. Cover; process on high speed until smooth. In large mixing bowl of electric mixer, combine cottage cheese, neufchatel cheese, sugar and flour. Mix at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in milk and extract; pour into pan.

Bake at 325°F., 45 to 50 minutes or until center is almost set. (Center of cheese cake appears to be soft, but firms upon cooling.) Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.

Top with fresh slices of strawberries or blueberries, if desired. Recipe calories: 293 per serving Fat grams: 14 grams per serving

Low Fat Chocolate Cake Dessert

Yield: 8 Servings

6 Egg whites -- whipped
1 c Sugar
1 tb Vanilla
1/3 c Cocoa powder
3/4 c Flour
1/4 ts Salt
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
1 1/2 c Marshmallow cream

Preheat oven at 325F. Prepare a 8" square pan with cooking spray and flour. In a mixing bowl, combine cocoa powder, flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. In another mixingbowl, combine egg whites, sugar, vanilla, and marshmellow creme. Mix dry ingredients with wet ingredients just until moistened. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Calories: 238 per serving Fat grams: 0

Low Fat Carrot Cake

Yield: 16 Servings

2 c Flour, all purpose
2 ts Cinnamon
1 ts Baking powder
1 ts Baking soda
3/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Nutmeg
1 ea Crushed pineapple (8 oz can unsweetened)
3 tb Vegetable oil
1 ts Vanilla
3 c Carrots, shredded
3 ea Large egg whites
1 pinch Cloves
1 1/2 c Sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Line 13 x 9 in. baking pan with foil. Coat with vegetable cooking spray. Combine first seven ingredients in bowl. Beat sugar, pineapple, oil and vanilla in mixer bowl until smooth. Beat in dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in carrots. Beat egg whites in small mixer bowl to stiff peaks. Fold into carrot mixture in 2 batches with rubber spatula. Pour batter into pan.

Bake 40 min. or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Invert cake onto wax paper; remove pan and foil. Recipe cuts into 16 pieces. Calories: 228 per serving Fat grams: 6 grams per serving.

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