Category Archives: MEATLESS RECIPES

Indian-Style Salad

Indian-Style Salad is a delicious,easy and quick (25) minute recipe for a spicy vegetable side. Ingredients include: radishes, cucumber, tomatoes, onions, lime juice, apple and hot chiles. It is well-seasoned with cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and crushed red pepper. This is also a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low sugars (<1g), low carbohydrates, low saturated fat (0mg), heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Indian-Style Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.indian-style salad

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup quartered radishes
1 cup finely chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4to5 Tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 tsp roasted ground cumin
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
3 Persian cucumbers, (halved lengthwise;
then cut crosswise into 1/4″ slices)

1 Honeycrisp apple,
cored & finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 serrano chile, finely diced (about 1 Tbsp)

Tex-Mex Cabbage Soup

Tex-Mex Cabbage Soup is a delicious recipe for a hearty and spicy fall or winter meal option. It is all done on top of the stove. You will need an (8) Quart or larger size stockpot or soup kettle for this one. It takes just under (1) hour total time to make. Ingredients include: Cabbage, onions, celery, poblano peppers, beans, chiles, lime juice and chicken or vegetable broth. It is also well-seasoned with cumin, coriander and garlic. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Tex-Mex Cabbage Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Equipment: 8-Quart or larger Soup Kettle.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup chopped carrot
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped poblano or green bell pepper
4 large cloves garlic, minced
8 cups sliced cabbage
1 Tbsp tomato paste
1 Tbsp minced chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 tsp ground cumin (or to taste)
1/2 tsp ground coriander (or to taste)
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or chicken broth
4 cups water
2 (15 oz) cans low-sodium pinto or black beans, drained, rinsed
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro + more for serving
2 Tbsp lime juice

Crumbled queso fresco, nonfat plain Greek yogurt
and/or diced avocado for garnish, Optional

Meatless Vegetable Soup

Meatless Vegetable Soup is a great option for an Italian-style soup. It is loaded with vegetables and is well-seasoned. Ingredients include: Potatoes, carrots, onions, tomatoes, parsnips and green beans and Parmesan cheese. It is seasoned with salt, pepper and thyme. This is all prepared on the stovetop and includes a spicy pesto recipe to finish it off. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Serving Size: (1-3/4) cups per serving. Meatless Vegetable Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: About 40 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

8 cups water
1-1/2 cups chopped, seeded tomatoes
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped parsnips
1 cup chopped leaks
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped red potatoes
1-1/2 tsp Kosher salt
2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
4 sprigs thyme
2 (15 oz) cans unsalted cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
2 cups fresh cut green beans
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 cup grated vegetarian Parmesan cheese
2 cups mint leaves
2 cups basil leaves

Meatless BBQ Meatloaf

Meatless BBQ Meatloaf is an easy and quick (45) minute recipe. Ingredients include: Veggie crumbles, onions, barbecue sauce and ketchup. It takes only 10 ninutes to prepare and then bake for 35 minutes. This is a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Meatless BBQ Meatloaf will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.meatless-bbq-meatloaf
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (12 oz) pkg. frozen ground veggie crumbles
1/2 cup plain unseasoned bread crumbs
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup no-cholesterol egg product
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup ketchup

Italian-Style Vegetables

Italian-Style Vegetables is a great roasted vegetable recipe for a savory side. It is best used for large crowds, holidays and/or special events. It uses all fresh vegetables and though it is time-consuming to prepare; it is well worth the end result. Vegetables: Cauliflower, brussels sprouts, carrots, turnips and sweet  potato. It is well seasoned and baked for about (30) minutes. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Serving Size: (3/4) cup per serving. Italian-Style Vegetables will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
(1/2 lb) Brussels sprouts, brown ends trimmed off, cut in half
1/2 medium-size cauliflower, cut into florets
4 medium-size carrots, peeled, sliced (1/4″ thick)
(1/2 lb) turnips, peeled, cut in 1/2″ cubes
(1/2 lb) fresh beets(greens removed and discarded), peeled, cut into 1/2″ cubes

1 small sweet potato (peeled, optional) cut into 3/4″ cubes
3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
2 tsp dried rosemary
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt