Low-fat meals that are fairly easy and quick!

SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
I am going to try and start eating healthier and one thing I need to do is cut back on fat intake.
Any recipes? I will add ones I try and like.


  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    I have a nasty habit of taking the nutrition info out of the recipes I keep, but here are a couple billed as low fat (and one does have the nutrition info!) I would also direct you to try http://recipes.alastra.com/.

    Low-Fat Chicken & Rice Skillet

    1/2 tsp olive oil
    2 cup ground chicken breast, skinless -- cooked
    1/2 cup onions -- chopped
    1/2 cup red and green bell peppers -- chopped
    1 cup frozen green peas -- thawed
    10 3/4 ozs low-fat cream of mushroom soup
    1 3/4 cup water
    1 cup long-grain white rice
    2 tsps salt

    In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken, onions, and bell peppers. Cook until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Stir in peas, cream of mushroom soup, water, rice, and salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until rice is done. Makes 6 servings. Calories 261 Fat 2 g Carbs 33 g Sodium 869 mg Fiber 1.6 g.

    Low-Fat Lemon Basil Chicken

    1/2 cup lite salad dressing
    2 Tbsp. lemon juice
    2 tsp. honey
    1 tsp. dried basil leaves
    6 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/2 lb.)

    Mix dressing, juice, honey and basil. Place chicken in 13x9-inch baking dish. Spread with dressing mixture. Bake at 375 Degrees F for 30 minutes or until cooked through.
    Makes 6 servings.

  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    Thanks so much for these recipes. They sound delicious and fairly simple. I will check out that website too! You have been very helpful.

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