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Old 03-05-2010, 05:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
Amazon2Andes
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Largo, Fl Otavalo, Ecuador & Anguilla NA
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Default Soup, Salad, & 2 mini Mex Pizza w/photos & recipes

Here is one of my favorite meals. I like to eat my dinner leisurely- soup, then relax until I am hungry again, then the salad, and maybe another hour later the main course. I usually eat two servings of the soup and salad, so I say this one is under 500, the way I eat it.

Chayote Soup
Chayote Chopped Salad
Mexican Corn Pizzas (2)





Chayote Soup
61 calories 20 minutes 1 serving (recipe makes 4 servings)
2 cups chicken broth
2 diced chayote squash ( cubes)
1 sm onion
3 cloves garlic
Fresh Cilantro
Red pepper, salt, pepper to taste
tsp olive or coconut oil

Put oil in pan, dice and saute garlic and onion. Sprinkle desired amt of red pepper flakes. Add diced chayote, and half of cilantro. Cover with 2 cups of chicken or veggie broth, and simmer until soft. Use immersion blender or upright, then salt and pepper to taste.

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Chayote Salad
45 calories 3 minutes 1 serving

chayote squash, par boiled and diced (can use from soup above)
sm tomato diced
1 tomatillo
lemon or lime juice
cilantro
garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper to taste

Put everything in a covered dish or ziplock for an hour or longer. Serve on a plate, or on a bed of greens. Makes its own dressing

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Mexican Pizza Pies (2)
230 calories 5-7 minutes 1 serving

2 corn tortillas (6)
1 oz cheese
tomato/tomatillo lime salsa
2 oz shredded chicken
finely chopped jalapeno pepper

warm a large fry pan, preferably non stick. Put the tortillas in, and warm the chicken in a pan or microwave. Flip tortillas, put oz cheese on each, then add hot chicken. Put on plate, and cut like pizza (6-8 slices) Add a fresh salsa and jalapeno on top. Cilantro, scallion, or chive if desired.
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