Thursday, January 2, 2014

Start the New Year off Right with French's Mustard!

It's a new year, which means new goals and resolutions.  If diet and exercise are part of your resolutions for the new year, then listen up! I have some great recipes for you that are low in fat and calories, but big on taste.  I bet you didn't think you could use French's mustard in some of these dishes, did you?

FLORIBBEAN SHRIMP SALAD
 
 
Serve the shrimp salad in martini glasses for an elegant presentation.
Prep Time: 15 min.   Cook Time: about 3 min.   Chill Time: 30 min.
 
1 1/2 lbs.                      large shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 Tbsp.                        light lime vinaigrette
3 Tbsp.                        FRENCH'S® Honey Dijon Mustard
3 Tbsp.                        plain nonfat yogurt
1                                  large mango, peeled and diced (1 1/2 cups)
1                                  medium, red bell pepper, diced
1                                  medium, Haas avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
1 (5 oz.) pkg.               mixed salad greens
 
1. COOK shrimp in boiling water to cover about 3 min. until shrimp turn pink. Drain and cool.
2. MIX vinaigrette, mustard and yogurt in large bowl. Add cooled shrimp, mango, bell pepper and avocado. Toss gently until coated. Chill.
3. SERVE on salad greens. If desired, garnish with fresh chopped cilantro or basil.
 
Makes 4 servings 
 
Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: 264 Calories, 9 g Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 222 mg Cholesterol, 26 g Protein, 19 g Carbohydrates, 5 g Dietary Fiber, 491 mg Sodium.
Tips: Cooked and peeled shrimp may also be purchased from the seafood department.
Papaya or peaches may be substituted for the mango.
 
 
CAJUN TURKEY BURGERS WITH SPICY REMOULADE
 
Prep Time: 15 min.   Cook Time: 12 min.
 
1 1/4 lbs.                      lean ground turkey
6 Tbsp.                        FRENCH'S® Horseradish Mustard, divided
6 Tbsp.                        chopped fresh parsley, divided
1 3/4 tsp.                     salt-free spicy seasoning, divided
1/4 cup                                   light sour cream
1 Tbsp.                        drained pickle relish
2 tsp.                           chopped capers
4                                  small, whole wheat rolls, split
 
1. MIX turkey, 4 Tbsp. mustard, 4 Tbsp. parsley, and 1 1/2 tsp. spicy seasoning in large bowl. Shape into 4 patties, 1/2-inch thick.
2. COMBINE sour cream, remaining 2 Tbsp. mustard and 2 Tbsp. parsley, relish, capers and remaining 1/4 tsp. spicy seasoning in small bowl.
3. GRILL burgers over medium-high heat for 12 min. or until no longer pink in center, turning once. Serve on rolls with spicy remoulade.
 
Makes 4 servings 
 
Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: 374 Calories, 8 g Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 61 mg Cholesterol, 43 g Protein, 37 g Carbohydrates, 6 g Dietary Fiber, 835 mg Sodium.
Nutritional Analysis Per Serving (without roll): 200 Calories, 5 g Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 61 mg Cholesterol, 37 g Protein, 4 g Carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 525 mg Sodium.
Tip: If the spicy seasoning is not available, substitute 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper in the sauce.
 
It's a win win to enjoy delicious foods that are healthy too.  Happy eating!
 
 
 


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