After plates are scraped clean, this stellar meal keeps on giving. Use the chicken bones to make your own stock, and freeze the remaining chipotle peppers and sauce for a smoky Sunday chili. — Nancy Brown, Dahinda, Illinois
“I’ve been making this wonderfully satisfying dish for my family for some 15 years now,“ writes Susan Tannahill from her home in Westford, Massachusetts. “It’s low in calories, full of flavor and veggies—and always brings me raves.“
Pineapple juice and soy sauce combine to make an easy and delightful marinade in this sweet-savory recipe that’s a favorite with Lou Dubrule in El Paso, Texas.
TASTY TIP: For a sizzling variation on her Grilled Beef Teriyaki, Lou Dubrule suggests cutting the flank steak in cubes, then marinating and cooking on skewers. Also, the pineapple-soy sauce marinade is great on chicken, she adds
Kerin Benjamin, Citrus Heights, California relates that her family (including two small children), liked this recipe so well, she made it for a potluck the very next day. "Everyone raved about it there, too, even people who aren't particularly fond of fish," she says.
Crisp breading surrounds tender turkey cutlets in this refreshing recipe from Jeannie Klugh of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Topped with a sour-cream sauce with lively jalapeno and lemon, it has just the right kick!
Bursting with flavor, these tender meatballs are worth any extra time they take. Alison Hyde of St. Louis, Missouri lends an elegant touch with porcini mushrooms and balsamic vinegar, while extra-lean ground turkey keeps the medley light. “My husband loves meatballs, but I don’t like all the fat they typically have,” writes Alison. “One day, I fooled him by making this recipe with ground turkey, and he loved it! Served with pasta, the meatballs and sauce are a real treat!”
“A long-time family favorite, this thin-crusted pizza is chock-full of flavor and nutrition—and an excellent way to use up leftover turkey during the holidays,” promises Edie DeSpain in Logan, Utah. “Enjoy!”
TASTY TIP: Serve this pizza with a bowl of vegetable soup or rustic green salad for a busy weeknight meal solution!
This is a combination of several favorite family recipes. People who try it for the first time are amazed to find that it’s not only flavorful but healthy as well. –Mary Elizabeth Relyea of Canastota, New York
“My husband and I hosted a Mexican-themed party and this was one of the main dishes. It was a huge success! I was thrilled when four of our friends asked for-and left with-a copy of the recipe! You'd never know it was a light version!” Kimberly Bish - Vandalia, Ohio