Warm Butter Lettuce w/ Fresh Herbs


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Serves 6 Cook Time 25 Minutes

Ingredients:
1 Cup dry white wine
1 shallot, sliced thin
1 bay leaf
¼ tsp Splenda or other sugar substitute
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
4 Tbsp Butter substitute (Try Smart Balance Butter Spray)
2 heads Bibb lettuce, leaves loosely torn
2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped fine
2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped fine
2 Tbsp fresh chervil, chopped fine

Directions:

  1. Bring the wine, shallot, bay leaf, splenda 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 pepper to a simmer in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until reduced to about 2 tablespoons (8-10 minutes).
  2. Remove from the heat and discard the bay leaf. Whisk in the butter substitute and 1 teaspoon of water until smooth.
  3. Combine the lettuce and herbs in a large bowl. Add the warm dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Bibb Salad with Fresh Herbs


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Serves 6-8  Cook Time 10 Minutes

Ingredients:
1/4 C extra virgin olive oil
4 tsp lemon juice and zest (grated lemon peel)
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 heads Bibb (or Boston) lettuce
1/2 C fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 C fresh tarragon, chopped
1/2 C fresh dill, chopped
1/2 C fresh dill, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, zest, mustard and salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, tear the lettuce leaves into bite sized pieces and toss in the chopped fresh herbs.
  3. Add the dressing to the lettuce and herbs and toss. Serve immediately.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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