Enjoy these Atkins Low Carbohydrate Diet Recipes
Personal notes: Next time I will increase the 2 oz cheese to 4 oz because I want the swiss flavor more pronounced. Also I think this would make a great appetizer if baked in a 7 x 11" chilled and cut into small squares, served cold or reheated. Very pretty if topped with small strips of pimento or red bell pepper laced through a slice of black olive?
CarbsPerServing:11 total recipe Effort:Easy
2 cups cabbage -- thinly sliced salt and pepper -- to taste1 green onion -- chopped 1 egg
How to Prepare: Shred cabbage very thin add S & P, the green onion and egg. Mix well. Fry in oil in non stick frying pan. Makes 2 patties.
Holiday Mashed Potato Casserole
CarbsPerServing:12 total recipe excluding cauliflower Effort:Easy
2 packages frozen cauliflower 1/2 cup butter 1 bunch green onions -- (4 or 5) 1/4 heavy cream -- 1/4 to 1/28 ounces cream cheese -- at room temp 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste
How to Prepare: Place the cauliflower in a large saucepan and cover with lightly salted cold water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain thoroughly; transfer to a large mixer bowl.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. While cauliflower is cooking, in a medium skillet over medium low heat, melt butter. Add green onions and saute until tender. Add 1/4 cup milk, cream cheese and Parmesan cheese; stir until cheeses are melted. Add the melted ch eese mixture to cauliflower and beat with electric mixer until fluffy. Season to taste. If mixture seems too stiff, add a little more milk. Pour into a 9 X 13 inch casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. Mixture should be nicely brown ed on top and slightly bubbly.
Italian Zucchini Pie
Serves:10,10,10,10 CarbsPerServing:44 total recipe Effort:Easy
4 cups sliced zucchini -- unpeeled, thinly sliced 1 cup onions -- coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic -- crushed 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon oregano 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 eggs -- well beaten 4 tomato slices -- (4 to 5
How to Prepare: Preheat oven to 375. In a skillet, cook onion til golden, throw in garlic and cook two more minutes. Throw in zucchini and cook til tender. Stir in parsley and all seasonings. In a large bowl, blend eggs with cheeses, stir in vegetable mixture. Butter an 11-inch quiche or glass pie plate and pour mixture in evenly. Layer the tomato slices over and sprinkle a little bit of parmesan over. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
Ultimate Low-Carb Mashed
Serves:4 CarbsPerServing:Per Serving: 97 Calories; 7g Fat (59.3% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 20mg Cholesterol; 357mg Sodium. Prep Time:20 minutes Effort:Easy
1 cup turnips -- diced, measure uncooked 16 ounces frozen cauliflower -- thawed before cooking 1 clove garlic -- peeled and halved1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons soft butter 2 tablespoons heavy cream
How to Prepare: Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add diced turnips and garlic. Boil for 5 minutes, then add thawed cauliflower and boil for 10 minutes or until all veggies are fork tender. Drain well and use a spoon to smoosh out as much water through the colander as possible. Put into a bowl and add cream, butter, salt and pepper. Using a stick mixer(like the Thunder Stick or Braun kind), puree until smooth and well blended. Serve immediately. You can do this in a blender or food processor, but I like the stick mixer for control.
Macafoni and Cheese
Serves:10,10,9,8,10,3 CarbsPerServing:17 total recipe Effort:Easy
12 ounces firm tofu 8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese -- grated 2 eggs -- beaten 1/4 cup cream1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 dash cayenne 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
How to Prepare: Drain tofu well (i let mine sit in the colander for awhile and then squished even more liquid out of it with my hand)
Mix all ingredients together mashing the tofu well (but leaving a few chunky pieces),
Place in a buttered casserole dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan & a little paprika. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes. The top should be golden brown. (its the crispy brown parts that really give it the flavor)