Great Good Food: Luscious Lower Fat Cooking by Julee Rosso

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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Winter; Mexican
    • Ingredients: whole cloves; onions; low fat beef stock; tomatoes; corn tortillas; canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce; stewing beef; tomatillos; raisins; stick canela
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    • Categories: Rice dishes; Side dish; Winter; Mexican; Low fat
    • Ingredients: low fat chicken stock; sun-dried tomatoes; saffron; Arborio rice; parsley; mint
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    • Categories: Main course; Winter; Mexican; Low fat
    • Ingredients: bay leaves; onions; beef sirloin steaks; canned tomatoes; marjoram; poblano chiles
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    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Main course; Winter; Mexican
    • Ingredients: limes; tequila; Tabasco sauce; ground cumin; turkey breast; mesquite chips
    • Accompaniments: Chipotle sauce
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    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Main course; Winter; Mexican; Low fat
    • Ingredients: ancho chiles; pasilla chiles; apple cider vinegar; pork shoulder; ground turkey; whole cloves; coriander seeds; dried oregano; nutmeg; ground cinnamon; paprika; sausage casings
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Mexican; Low fat; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: limes; cottage cheese; yogurt; canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce; tomatoes; cilantro
    • Accompaniments: Mesquite breast of turkey
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    • Categories: Cakes, large; Dessert; Winter; Mexican
    • Ingredients: walnuts; store-cupboard ingredients; ground cinnamon; orange bitters; orange liqueur; yogurt
    • Accompaniments: Orange yogurt sauce
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    • Categories: Sauces for desserts; Mexican; Low fat
    • Ingredients: orange bitters; yogurt; honey
    • Accompaniments: Walnut cake
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    • Categories: Beverages / drinks (no-alcohol); Winter; Mexican; Low fat
    • Ingredients: cantaloupes; superfine sugar; lemons
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    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Winter; Mexican; Low fat
    • Ingredients: store-cupboard ingredients; orange juice; eggs; evaporated milk; Grand Marnier
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    • Categories: Main course; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: whole chicken; lemons; mint; honey
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Cajun & Creole; Low fat
    • Ingredients: bay leaves; onions; green peppers; celery; tomato juice; tomatoes; paprika; ground cayenne pepper; chicken breasts
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: low fat chicken stock; cottage cheese; yogurt; chicken breasts; dill; chives; nutmeg; baby carrots; sugar snap peas
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Cajun & Creole; Low fat
    • Ingredients: bay leaves; low fat chicken stock; prosciutto; country ham; turkey sausages; green peppers; tomatoes; tomato juice; thyme; Tabasco sauce; white rice; sea scallops; shrimp; parsley
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Side dish; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: baking potatoes; ricotta cheese; cottage cheese; goat cheese; dill; eggs
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    • Categories: Cakes, large; Dessert; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter
    • Ingredients: dark chocolate; butter; eggs
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    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Dessert; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: graham crackers; store-cupboard ingredients; gelatin; Key limes; cottage cheese; yogurt
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    • Categories: Baked & steamed desserts; Dessert; Valentine's Day / romantic; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: French bread; store-cupboard ingredients; evaporated milk; ground cinnamon; nutmeg; raisins
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Low fat; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: horseradish; cottage cheese; yogurt
    • Accompaniments: Corned beef and cabbage
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Low fat; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Dijon mustard; dill; cottage cheese; yogurt
    • Accompaniments: Corned beef and cabbage
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    • Categories: Side dish; Winter; Low fat
    • Ingredients: baby red potatoes; parsley; thyme; rosemary
    • Accompaniments: Corned beef and cabbage
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Notes about this book

  • Zoosie on October 05, 2022

    Apple and Hazelnut Wild Rice - Page 388. Delicious.

Notes about Recipes in this book

  • 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.

  • Currant scones

    • hbakke on November 09, 2022

      I followed the recipe exactly and had interesting results (unsure where I went wrong). First batch were "scone" puddles, so I added more flour to the remaining dough which resulted in weird little balls of "scone". They had the texture of a muffin and were not at all scone-like. Although they tasted great, I'm not in a hurry to repeat this recipe.

  • 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 1863735615
  • ISBN 13 9781863735612
  • Published Nov 01 1993
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 608
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Orion Publishing Co
  • Imprint Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated

Publishers Text

Written with the same style used in the author's previous books, "Great Good Food" offers more than 800 healthy recipes for five seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter and the Holidays. Julee Russo is the co-author of the "Silver Palate" cookbooks and "The New Basics Cookbook", which total over 4.5 million copies in print. Inducted into the James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in American Cooking", she is a recipient of the Tastemaker Award for "The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook"; and "The Silver Palate Cookbook" was named to the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame.

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