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05-24-2010, 11:57 PM
Potato Salad
Chill-4 hours
Makes-8side dish servings

4 medium potatoes[1 1/4 pounds]
1 cup sliced celery[2stalks]
1/4 cup thin sliced green onions[2]
1/2 cup low fat mayo
1/2 cup light sour cream
2 tbs skim milk
2 tsp mustartd
1 tsp fresh or 1/4 tsp dried dill
1/8 tsp salt
1 hard cooked boiled egg chopped

cook, peel and cube potatoes. transfer to large bowl. add celery and onions.

in a small bowl stir together mayo, sour cream, milk, mustard, dill and salt. pour over potatoes. toss lightly. carefully fold in egg.

cover and chill at least 4 hours. if desired spoon over lettuce leaf lined bowls and garnish with dill sprig.

111 cal
3g fat
18 carbs
4 g fat

Macaroni Salad

prep-20 mins
chill- 3 hours
Makes 6 side dish servings

1 cup elbow or shell pasta
1 cup light dairy sour cream
1/4 cup low fat mayo or light salad dressing[lite miracle whip]
2 tsp dijon mustard
1-2 tsp skim milk
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup shredded carrot
1 sliced green onion
1/4 cup diced or shredded cheddar cheese

cook pasta according to direction[omit oil]. Drain and rince in cold water.

in medium bowl stir together; sour cream, mayo, mustard, 1 tsp of milk, and black pepper.

mix pasta, gr.pepper, carrot and onion into dressing. toss to coat. stir in cheese, chill for 3 hours. to moisten salad use 1 tsp milk before serving.

107 cal
2g fat
18 g carbs
3 g protein

05-27-2010, 03:34 PM
ty...I just copied these to my recipe file