Recipes ~ Page 22 din 22

How to cook and what to use, how to eat and what to eat. Recipes from all over the world.

Crispy Wonton Chips

These chips are so low in fat and calories that you can munch on them without feeling guilty. The wonton wrappers used to make the chips store well in the refrigerator or freezer, so you can always have some on hand to satisfy your chip cravings. Extra health benefits: Lower cholesterol, better blood pressure Times: Prep:5 min.; Baking: 5 min. Makes: 60 chips or 10 …

Prepare your own smoked salmon

Help! I presently have a large ½ salmon in my fridge. I want desperately to smoke it, but have no idea how to do it or what ingredients are needed. Can you help me? If ever you find yourself with a “large ½ salmon” in your refrigerator, count your blessings and get ready to cook. I like the way you think. Smoking is my favorite …

Creating great stir-frys without soy sauce

I used to do a lot of stir-frying, but my son has developed allergies to bean products, including soy. Can you suggest something I can substitute for soy sauce? When I stir-fry, soy sauce is only one of many aromatics I use to flavor the ingredients. Often, I don’t even use soy sauce. Have no fear for your stir-frys — you have lots of options. …

Onion Dill Bread

1 package active dry yeast 2-1/2 cups bread flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 unbeaten egg, room temp 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup cream-style cottage cheese (I use low fat) 3/4 cup sour cream (once again I use low or fat free) 3 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons minced dried onion 2 tablespoons dill seed 1-1/2 tablespoon butter (I use olive oil) In bread machine pan, place …

Vegetarian Paella

Slim down Spain’s national dish by adding lots of vegetables and using tofu instead of the traditional fatty sausages. Tofu is a high-protein soybean product that can substitute for meat in many recipes. Although it contains fat (5.5 grams in 3 ounces), the fat is mostly the healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated types. And there’s no cholesterol. Cut preparation time by using quick-cooking couscous, which takes …

Hawaiian Fried Rice

Popular throughout Asia, fried rice is a flavorful way to use up leftovers. The only drawback is that it’s often high in fat. To come up with this skinny version, we cut back on oil and used egg substitute instead of whole eggs. Extra health benefits: Lower cholesterol; stronger immunity Times: Prep: 10 min.; Cooking: 12 min. Per serving: Calories: 344 Fat: 5.5 g. (14% …

Rice-Crust Pizza

Try something out of the ordinary — pizza made with a rice crust. It’s lower in calories than pizza that’s made with a traditional bread crust, and it’s even easier to prepare. Extra health benefits: Stronger immunity Times: Prep: 27 min.; Baking: 40 min.; Broiling: 2 min.. Makes: 8 servings Per serving: Calories: 167 Fat: 4.2 g. (23% of calories) Fiber: 2.6 g. Cholesterol: 13 …

New Twist on Franks and Beans

When I visited England recently, the British couple I stayed with presented “bangers (sausage) and beans” to their two very healthy, robust kids a few times a week for lunch or dinner — even breakfast. It was easy to make (less than 15 minutes from start to finish), hearty and healthy and the kids loved it. I thought, what a great way to get beans …

Mock Peking Duck

Ingredients: Flat sheets dried yuba 2 tsp. soy sauce 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup mashed tofu 1/2 cup water 2 tsp. honey 4 tsp. toasted sesame oil 1/4 tsp. asafetida Instructions: Wet yuba until it softens. Combine next 7 ingredients. Spread thin layer inside of yuba, fold in half, spread again, fold again. Brush top with soy sauce. Steam for 30 minutes. Deep …

INDONESIAN VEGETABLE STEW (Sayur Asam)

2 small laos (Indonesian ginger) or the common variety of fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ginger powder. ½ tsp. Coriander, ground ½ Fresh hot chili, seeded and chopped 2 Tbs. Oil 2 Cups Vegetable stock or water ½ Cup Onion, diced ½ Cup Green beans, topped and tailed, cut in 2 inch lengths 1 Lime leaf (substitute bay leaf) ½ tsp. Lemongrass flakes or powder, …

Get Carried Away with Caraway

Caraway is useful in cooking, baking, and even medicine. The fine leaves can be sprinkled in salads and the roots can be cooked like parsnips or sliced and eaten raw. The essential oil of caraway is pale yellow and carries the strong odor and flavor of the seeds. The culinary use of the caraway plant dates back 5,000 years. Caraway grows well in West Asia, …