Broccoli Rabe with Mushrooms


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Serves 4  Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients:
2 bunches broccoli rabe
2 tbsp olive oil, divided
2 cloves garlic pinch
red pepper flakes
1/2 lb shitake mushroom
sliced pinch salt

Directions:

Bring salted water to a boil over medium high heat and cook the broccoli rabe until tender, about 5 minutes.

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil with garlic and a pinch of red pepper flakes in a skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes.

Add 1 tbsp olive oil and broccoli rabe and cook for 5 more minutes. Season with a pinch of salt.

Nutrition Info: calories 185.5, fat 8.2g, protein 14g, carbohydrates 20g fiber 11g,
sodium 89mg

 

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

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Lemon Garlic Asparagus


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Asparagus is abundant right now in your grocery stores and local farmer’s markets; take advantage!

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Serves 4  Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1 lb trimmed asparagus
2 tsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp kosher salt

Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil to the pan and swirl to coat. Add asparagus and saute for 3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and add lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat.

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

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Mint Basil Pesto


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Toss a few fresh spinach leaves into the mix and add more nutrients.

Serves 8 Time 15 minutes

Ingredients:
3 c fresh mint leaves
1 c fresh basil
1/4 c low-sodium chicken broth
2 tbsp olive oil, extra-virgin
2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend on high until smooth and combined (scraping down sides of bowl as necessary).

Per 2 tbsp
Nutrition Info : calories 47.7 fat 5.1g, protein 27.6g, carbohydrates 3.2g, sodium 314mg

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

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