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Thanksgiving Leftovers Dinner

You can use leftover turkey for this easy dish. Add the potato and broccoli for a satisfying nutritious meal!

Turkey Cutlet with Apricot-Mustard Glaze

Ingredients

  • 4 turkey cutlets
  • 4 oz. Apricot preserves
  • 1 ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1-tablespoon margarine

Directions

  • Put cutlets in 7x10-inch pan.
  • Heat preserves and margarine in a separate pan.
  • Stir in mustard.
  • Brush over cutlets.
  • Bake 325 degrees uncovered, for 25 minutes or until tender.
  • If using leftover turkey- heat just until heated through.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 228
  • Fat: 2.7 g
  • Carbohydrate: 15 g

Fruity Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1-teaspoon low fat margarine
  • ¼ cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pineapple
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • Pinch of allspice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Boil the potatoes in a pan until tender, about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove skins.
  4. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes; add the margarine, fruit juice and broth. Whip until fluffy.
  5. Add the chopped pineapple and spices. Mix well.
  6. Coat a 1-quart baking dish w/ nonstick spray.
  7. Transfer the potato mixture into the dish. Bake 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

Yield: 8 servings (2/3 cup)

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 116
  • Fat: .7g (0.2g saturated fat)
  • Carbohydrate: 26.1 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.1 mg
  • Sodium: 23 mg

Sesame Broccoli

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pound fresh broccoli
  • 1-teaspoon canola oil
  • ½ tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-tablespoon sugar

Directions

  1. Trim large leaves and end of stalks from broccoli.
  2. Wash under cold, running water; separate into spears and arrange in a vegetable steamer over boiling water.
  3. Cover and steam 7 minutes or until crisp and tender.
  4. Drain; place in a serving bowl.
  5. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Add sesame seeds; sauté until lightly browned.
  7. Add lemon juice, soy sauce and sugar; heat until sugar dissolves.
  8. Drizzle sauce over broccoli, tossing to coat.

Yield: 8 servings (1/2 cup)

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 40
  • Fat: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 5 g

For More Information

To learn more about the Community Nutrition Center at Danbury Hospital, please contact The Community Nutrition Center. Need to find a doctor? Use our Find a Doctor online tool or call 1-800-516-3658 for a physician referral. 




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