Italian Turkey Torpedo Sandwiches

servings: 4 

 calories: 320  

 prep time: 20 minutes 
 
ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground turkey breast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 4 slices swiss or provolone cheese
  • 4 slices french sandwich rolls
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 stick butter

preparation instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion to the pan and over medium-low heat cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned; stir occasionally.
  3. Transfer onion to a medium bowl.
  4. Combine tomato sauce, Worcestershire, pepper, turkey, garlic and onion; fold together.
  5. Melt 1/4 stick of butter in pan over medium heat.
  6. Return turkey mixture to pan forming a single layer; do not stir, let it sit for a few minutes to brown the meat.
  7. Turn the meat with a spatula and cook for an additional few minutes or until brown.
  8. Simmer the mixture over low heat for about 5 minutes until thoroughly warm.
  9. Cut each roll in half length-wise.
  10. Butter halved French rolls and toast in a pan.
  11. Place rolls face up on a plate, then top with 1 cheese slice on the bottom and add warm turkey mixture on top.
  12. Top with the other half of the roll.

suggested side dishes:

  • Side salad

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Cod Vera Cruz

servings: 4  

 calories: 320 

 prep time: 10 minutes

ingredients:

  • 1 lb fresh or thawed frozen cod fillets
  • 1 can condensed tomato soup
  • 1 can condensed chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

preparation instructions:

  1. Place fish in shallow baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix soup, broth, lime juice, cilantro, oregano and garlic powder.
  3. Pour mixture over fish.
  4. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

suggested side dishes:

  • Rice

Lemon-Garlic Halibut Steaks

servings: 4
   
 calories: 240 
 
 prep time: 20 minutes 
 
ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lb halibut cut into 4 serving pieces
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

preparation instructions:

  1. Bring 1/2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil to medium heat in a large pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix lemon juice, remaining olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic.
  3. Pour mixture over halibut to coat.
  4. Marinate for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Place fish in pan and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, turning once until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Serve sprinkled with parsley and lemon zest.

suggested side dishes:

  • Wild rice
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Pasta (bowtie or rotini)
  • Green beans
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Side salad