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Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Prep time: 10 min. Cook time: 30 min. Yield: Serves 4-6 as a side dish. Ingredients 2 pounds sweet potatoes, about 3 large ones 1/4 cup olive or other vegetable oil 1-2 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp salt 1-2 Tbsp spice or spice combination of your choice: chipotle powder, smoked paprika, Chinese five-spice, pumpkin pie spice, […]

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Spicy Black Bean Salad

Serves about 12 (1/2 cup servings) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 oz) can whole kernel corn, rinsed and drained 1 C tomatoes, chopped ½  C celery, chopped ½  C green peppers, chopped ¼  C green onions and tops, sliced ¼ C cilantro, minced 2 C rice, cooked, cooled […]

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Broiled Tomatoes Parmesan

Recipe Ingredients 2 large, red tomatoes 1 tablespoon vinaigrette or bottled low fat Italian salad dressing 2 tablespoons chopped basil 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese Recipe Directions Turn on oven to broil. Cut tomatoes in half and place cut side up on broiling pan. Divide basil between 4 tomato halves, and drizzle with vinaigrette. Divide […]

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Seasoned Rice

You will need: 3 c water 4 t chicken bouillon 4 t garlic –minced ½ bunch cilantro 1 can green chiles—or equivalent fresh ¾ t salt 1 T butter ½ onion 3 c rice Blend cilantro, green chiles and onion together in food processor. Bring water to a boil and add all ingredients, simmer covered […]

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Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Try this tasty favorite dressing recipe that substitutes fat free products in place of full fat. You will need: 1 1/3 cups fat free sour cream ¾ cup fat free mayonnaise ½ bunch of cilantro 1 package ranch dressing mix 4 Tbsp salsa verde (green salsa) 2 cloves of garlic ½ tsp. Tabasco sauce juice […]

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