Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Soup

CarbsPerServing:64 total recipe

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

1 medium cabbage head -- cut into 1/8ths

1 can chicken broth -- Campbells or Swanson's type

1 red onion -- chopped

salt and pepper -- to taste

1 pound Ekrich smoked sausage -- Ekrich or similar, sliced

How to Prepare:

Cover with cabbage with water and cook until tender.Add one chicken broth, red onion and salt and pepper.Add. the sausage to the soup and simmer until heated through.Even better the second day.

Beef Bacon Soup

Beef Bacon Soup

Beef Bacon Soup

Serves:9,9

CarbsPerServing:no counts provided

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon garlic

1 teaspoon basil

1/2 jar Hormel Real Bacon Pieces

1/2 pound lean ground beef

1 tablespoon dried chives

3 cups beef broth

1 cup heavy whippin cream

tobasco sauce to taste

sharp cheddar to taste

How to Prepare:

Saute the garlic, basil, bacon, and hamburger together until hamburger is almost done. Add beef broth and chives, simmer for about 10 minutes after boiling. Add heavy cream slowly and stir occasionally while simmering until hot. Add tobasco to taste, sprinkle with cheddar and serve.

NOTE. Most Ingredients in these recipes can be bought in good health food shops and grocery store. If you have trouble finding something, feel free to exchange, but keep track of the carbs.

SIRLOIN STEW

SIRLOIN STEW

SIRLOIN STEW

Serves:4

CarbsPerServing:13.5g

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

2 pounds sirloin steak – cut into large bite size pieces

16 ounces fresh mushrooms -- quartered

1 medium onion -- chopped

1 clove garlic -- minced

2 jalapeno pepper -- minced

14 ounces tomatoes, canned -- diced with juice

1 cup celery -- chopped

1 jar beef gravy (Heinz -- savory beef) meat tenderizer

salt and fresh cracked pepper

6 tablespoons olive oil

How to Prepare:

Shake meat tenderizer and pepper all over meat, pour over about 2 T of olive oil and mix all together. Set aside in fridge for at least 2 hours. In a dutch oven add 2 T olive oil and saute the celery for about 5 minutes, then add in the onion, garlic and jalapeno saute until soft. Set aside veggies and heat remaining olive oil and pan sear the beef until tender over a high heat. Add veggies to beef mixture, and also add the mushrooms, tomatoes w/ juice and the the jar of beef gravy. Simmer for 15 minutes Salt and pepper to taste. Serves 4

NOTES : Counts for gravy not included in totals.

NOTE. Most Ingredients in these recipes can be bought in good health food shops and grocery store. If you have trouble finding something, feel free to exchange, but keep track of the carbs.

Chilled Melon Soup with Mint

Chilled Melon Soup with Mint

Chilled Melon Soup with Mint

Serves:4

CarbsPerServing:11.7

Prep Time:10 minutes

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

One ripe cantaloupe

One cup of water

8 packets of Splenda

4 sprigs fresh mint

Juice of 1/2 a lime

1 tsp. fresh lime zest

4 Tbl. heavy cream

How to Prepare:

Add the water, splenda, mint leaves (reserving a few for garnish) lime juice and lime zest in a small saucepan and boil for ten minutes until syrupy. While it is reducing, seed the cantaloupe and scoop the flesh into a blender. Pour the syrup over the cantaloupe through a sieve to remove the mint leaves and lime zest. Pulse a few times to blend and then puree for a few seconds. Skim the foam off the top and then place in the refrigerator until well chilled, at least two hours. Serve in chilled bowls with a few mint leaves and a swirl of heavy cream for garnish.

NOTE. Most Ingredients in these recipes can be bought in good health food shops and grocery store. If you have trouble finding something, feel free to exchange, but keep track of the carbs.

Garden Beef Stew

Garden Beef Stew

Garden Beef Stew

CarbsPerServing:2.6

Prep Time:2 1/2 hours

Effort:Average

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. vegetable oil

1 1/2 pd. stew meat

2 tbsp tomato sauce

2 c. water

1 tsp. salt

2 tbsp. chopped onion

1/4 c. chopped green pepper

1/4 c. chopped eggplant

1/4 c. zuchinni, cubed

1/2 c. spinach

How to Prepare:

Heat oil in heavy pot. Brown meat on all sides. Push to side of pot. Add onion, cook 2 minutes. Add water and salt. Simmer 2 hrs. Add green pepper, eggplant, and zuchinni. Simmer 10 min. Spoon in tomato sauce and spinach. Cook 7 more min.

NOTE. Most Ingredients in these recipes can be bought in good health food shops and grocery store. If you have trouble finding something, feel free to exchange, but keep track of the carbs.