Turkey Cobb Salad


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Make your own turkey cutlets by cutting a turkey tenderloin into rounds and pound flat with a meat mallet. You can also purchase unproccesed deli turkey to save time.

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Serves 4 Cook Time 30 minutes

Ingredients:
4 large eggs, hard boiled
1 1/8 tsp smoked paprika
3/4 tsp kosher salt, divided and pepper
1 1/2 lbs turkey cutlets
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
3 tbsp olive oil
1 pint cherry tomatoes
2 romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
1/4 c (2 oz) crumbled blue cheese

Directions:

Preheat the broiler. Combine 1 tsp paprika, 1/4 tsp salt, and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Arrange the turkey cutlets on a rimmed baking sheet and sprinkle both sides with the paprika mixture. Broil until just cooked through (3 minutes per side). Transfer to a plate and set aside.

Combine the vinegar, the remaining paprika, 1/2 tsp salt, and pepper to taste in a bowl. Whisk the oil along with juices from the cooked turkey and 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes.

Peel and halve the eggs. Remove the yolks and chop the whites and add to the dressing mixture along with the lettuce and remaining tomatoes. Chop the turkey, add it to the bowl and toss. Sprinkle the top with crumbled blue cheese.

Nutrition Info: calories 324, fat 15.2g, protein 34g, carbohydrates 11g, sodium 700mg

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

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Italian Sheperd’s Salad


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Serves 4-6 Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients:
2 large tomatoes, chopped
1 large cucumber, chopped
1 large Italian sweet pepper
1/4 C red onion, finely chopped
1/2 C fresh parsley, chopped
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
3/4 tsp kosher salt
3/4 tsp pepper

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients and let them sit at least 10 minutes before serving.

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

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Easy Easy Salsa


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Serves 28 oz. Prep Time 5 minutes

Ingredients:
1 (14 oz) low-sodium canned diced tomatoes
1 (10 oz) Rotel tomatoes
1/2 small onion
1 smashed garlic clove
1 jalapeno (optional)
1 tsp Splenda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cumin
handful fresh chopped cilantro
1 lime juiced and zest

Directions:

  1. Put canned diced tomatoes, Rotel tomatoes, onion, garlic clove, jalapeno (optional), Splenda, table salt, cumin, medium handful of washed cilantro, the juice and zest of 1 lime into a blender/food processor and pulse for 30 seconds until ingredients are to your desired consistency.

    Pour this over some grilled chicken strips and enjoy!

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

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