Roasted Fennel


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Variation: Use 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1/4 c fresh, minced parsley, 1 tablespoon fresh, minced dill in place of lemon zest and tarragon.

Serves 4 Time 35 minutes

Ingredients:
olive oil cooking spray
2 medium fennel bulbs, trimmed and thinly sliced
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp fresh tarragon, minced

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF. Coat a large roasting pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place fennel in a single layer in prepared pan; coat with cooking spray. Roast, stirring once or twice, until vegetables begin to turn lightly golden, about 15 to 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper; sprinkle with zest and tarragon.

Per 1/2 Cup
Nutrition Info : calories 36.3, fat 0.2g, protein 1.5g, carbohydrates 8.5g, sodium 206.2mg

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

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Couscous Salad


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Serves 8 Cook Time 5 minutes

Using whole wheat couscous adds 5.4 extra grams of fiber, keeping you full. This salad served cool is perfect for hot summer nights. This makes an excellent dish to bring to a party. This recipe is for patients in a Transitional Weight Loss Program (Nutriplus, Balance Your Pyramid) or on a Maintenance Program. This IS NOT a recipe for patients still losing weight. If you have a question about what you may or may not eat on your personalized program, call your Metabolic office.

Ingredients:
2 Cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 (10 oz) box whole wheat couscous
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1 1/2 Cups cucumbers, peeled and chopped
1/3 Cup scallions, chopped
1/3 Cup fresh lemon juice and zest
2 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
1 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
1 (4 oz) package fat-free feta cheese, crumbled

Directions:

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; cool.
  2. Combine couscous, tomatoes, and next 5 ingredients (through dill) in a large bowl; toss well. Add cheese.

Recommended for patients on the Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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