Great Good Food: Luscious Lower-Fat Cooking by Julee Rosso

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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: low fat chicken stock; parsley; basil; mint; jalapeño chiles; fresh ginger; garlic
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    • Categories: Cakes, small; Afternoon tea; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: currants; orange juice; store-cupboard ingredients; buttermilk
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    • Categories: Beverages / drinks (no-alcohol); Afternoon tea; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: English breakfast tea; fresh ginger; oranges; whole cloves
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    • Categories: Beverages / drinks (no-alcohol); Afternoon tea; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: green tea; oranges; lemons; mint
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    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Afternoon tea; Spring
    • Ingredients: puff pastry; sugar
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    • Categories: Cakes, small; Afternoon tea; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: strawberries; oranges; lemons; yogurt; store-cupboard ingredients; buttermilk
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    • Categories: Beverages / drinks (no-alcohol); Afternoon tea; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: orange pekoe tea; fresh ginger; orange juice; oranges; mint
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: Tabasco sauce; shrimp; tomatoes; cilantro; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; dried red pepper flakes
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: gelatin; buttermilk; yogurt; cottage cheese; limes; ground cayenne pepper; chervil; dill; cilantro; canned salmon
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Vegan; Vegetarian; Low fat
    • Ingredients: gigante beans; thyme; parsley
    • Accompaniments: Red pepper aïoli; Poetic aïoli
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Chinese; Low fat
    • Ingredients: hoisin sauce; soy sauce; rice wine; tomato paste; Tabasco sauce; pork ribs
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    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Appetizers / starters; Spring; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: puff pastry; Parmesan cheese; mixed herbs
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    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Appetizers / starters; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: chicken breasts; celery; parsley; dill; yogurt; cottage cheese; Gruyère cheese; carrots; asparagus; phyllo pastry
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Low fat; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: mint; black peppercorns; baby red potatoes
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Asian
    • Ingredients: honey; rice vinegar; chicken breasts; tart apples; mung bean sprouts; jicama; spring roll wrappers; sesame oil; fresh ginger; peanut butter; hoisin sauce; soy sauce; Chinese chile paste; potato starch
    • Accompaniments: Spicy sauce; Mint sauce
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Asian
    • Ingredients: shrimp; mung bean sprouts; red peppers; yellow peppers; water chestnuts; prepared horseradish; jalapeño chiles; spring roll wrappers
    • Accompaniments: Spicy sauce; Mint sauce
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Spring; Asian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: rice vinegar; dried red pepper flakes; mung bean sprouts; Chinese cabbage; carrots; water chestnuts; spring roll wrappers
    • Accompaniments: Spicy sauce; Mint sauce
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: carrots; parsley; low fat chicken stock; potatoes; leeks; green beans; sugar snap peas; spinach; dill
    • Accompaniments: Lemon rice with leeks
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    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: strawberries; cottage cheese; yogurt; honey; vanilla beans; strawberry preserves
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    • Categories: Bread & rolls, savory; Spring; French; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Monterey Jack cheese; red onions; French bread; dried dill
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Easter; Spring; Italian; Low fat
    • Ingredients: scallions; kiwifruits; limes; mint; apple cider vinegar; low fat chicken stock; low fat beef stock; wild rice; button mushrooms; raisins; sage; garlic; parsley; lamb legs; red wine
    • Accompaniments: Cinnamon rice & lentils; Sauteed spinach with ginger
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Spring; Low fat
    • Ingredients: kiwifruits; apple cider vinegar; limes; mint
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  • Glazed autumn medley

    • Laura on October 27, 2009

      I wouldn't bother with this recipe. A lot of sugar with not much reward.

  • Braised leeks

    • wester on September 30, 2010

      Tastes good. I don't have any skillet that fits whole leeks though, and halving them lengthwise means they fall apart. Next time I will cut them up in rings.

  • Fennel purée

    • wester on September 30, 2010

      Nice, but it tastes like it could use some more fat.

  • Lime-mint slush

    • wester on October 09, 2010

      Sweet and refreshing. Easy to make. The kids loved it too. Same recipe as Banana-mint slush from Fresh Start.

  • Coffee sip

    • wester on October 09, 2010

      Easy low-fat iced coffee. Same recipe as in Fresh Start.

  • Lemon rice with leeks

    • wester on September 30, 2010

      Nice but nothing special. The bite was just right, but it was a bit salty and the lemon and other flavors were not very apparent anymore.

    • eliza on September 28, 2020

      I liked this dish a lot, and have repeated several times. Used a homemade chicken stock and it came out with good texture and flavour.

  • Lemon mousse

    • eliza on July 03, 2022

      Made this a while ago and it was very good. I don’t use her “low fat blend”; instead I used a mixture of sour cream and yogurt.

  • Great green vegetable tart

    • Jswendt on September 16, 2011

      Though this was reasonably tasty, when I took it out of the oven, it was sitting in a pool of liquid. The "custard" i.e. eggs and cheese did not cook as they should have. Not sure why. Perhaps should have salted and drained zucchini first and actually dried (even though I drained) the beans and broccoli. The other negative is that lots of dishes are involved in the prep.

  • Tarragon lobsters

    • janbernstein on August 12, 2012

      8/2012 used Costco frozen lobster.

  • Susie's baked apples

  • Moroccan chicken salad

    • br22 on July 02, 2022

      This is good; great flavor. Next time I’m going to try omitting the majority of the broth; a fair amount of liquid at the bottom of the bowl.

  • Garlic and Swiss chard fettuccine

    • JoCam1717 on September 05, 2014

      The lemon and parsley make this dish "taste like spring"! Light & refreshing. It would be best served with a protein source such as chicken, scallops or tofu. Could also add more vegetables, if desired.

  • Broccoli pesto

    • swegener on February 01, 2015

      I made this when I was trying a bunch of different pestos. I like the idea of adding veggies to the pesto.

  • Cool cucumber soup

    • Suitsme on July 19, 2020

      There are so many better recipes out there for cucumber soup. Not enough cucumbers, too much dairy.

  • Preserved lemons

    • cooking_Jan on December 28, 2021

      This recipe found (on page 493) is not that detailed compared to others.

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  • ISBN 10 0517596458
  • ISBN 13 9780517596456
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Random House USA Inc
  • Imprint Crown Publications

Publishers Text

Healthful recipes based on flavorful foods prove that lower-fat can be lean AND luscious.

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