Wednesday, November 3, 2010

VenabMoFo Day 3 - Hash Browns

Hash Browns tonight. Traditionally, my guys have theirs with a jar of pasta sauce, a diced onion, and a few cut up hot dogs. To this my son sometimes adds Parmesan cheese. I've made this a number of times with vegan versions of these things and he knows and disapproves. Oh, well, I tried make it healthier.

For me, in a different non-stick pan, I put the taters and onions, sometimes a handful of garlic cloves, dry-fry 'em, and add about a half cup of nooch to my half a bag of Ore-Ida hash browns. Sometimes I add some ketchup when eating them, but these are usually perfect as-is.This much makes 2 breakfasts or lunches or one really filling dinner when served with a salad.

Tonight, the kid will have his traditional ones, but hubby and I will have ours the way I always make mine, plus this on top instead of ketchup for a change:

* Exported from MasterCook *

Red Bean Sauce

Recipe By :Mary McDougall
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:12
Categories : Low-Fat McDougall
MWLP Vegan

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 cup water
1 onion -- chopped
1 red bell pepper -- chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic -- minced
15 ounces canned red beans -- in sauce; oil-free
2 tablespoons green chiles -- canned; chopped
1 tablespoon soy sauce, low sodium
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce -- vegetarian
dash tabasco sauce -- to taste

Place the water in a medium pot. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic.

Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients.

Cook, uncovered, for about 9 minutes, stirring occasionally.

"The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook"
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Per Serving: 128 Calories; 1g Fat (3.8% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 24g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 530mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Serving Ideas : Serve over potatoes, grains, or toast.

NOTES : You can buy ginger and garlic ready for use in small bottles in the fresh foods section of the supermarket. Use in recipes calling for fresh garlic and ginger root.

Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

I always skip the soy sauce to keep this as low in sodium as possible. Knowing my husband, he'll also add a hefty portion of Daiya cheddar to his portion.

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