Winter Super Foods: Cranberries: Recipes

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Cranberry Recipes

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Cranberry Vegetable Risotto | Cranberry Apple Crisp | Cranberry Pie | Cranberry Turkey Salad | Cranberry Salsa

CRANBERRY VEGETABLE RISOTTO

Our Advice: Journal as 1 cup starchy food or legumes + 1 teaspoon fat + 1 serving vegetables.

2 Tbsp butter
1 small onion, diced
3/4 cup Arborio rice
1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
1 cup sliced portabella mushrooms
1 cup diced asparagus
3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries
2 Tbsp minced fresh basil
1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Grease a medium casserole dish.
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add onion and cook over medium heat until soft.
  • Add rice; cook for two minutes.
  • Add broth; bring to a boil for two minutes.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients, except Parmesan cheese.
  • Pour mixture into casserole dish. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in cheese. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 323, protein 8 grams, fat 7grams, calories from fat 20%, carbohydrates 57grams, cholesterol 17 milligrams, fiber 4g, sodium 233 milligrams.

CRANBERRY APPLE CRISP

Our Advice: Journal as one portion medium dessert + 1 teaspoon fat.

5 cups pared, sliced tart apples (about six medium apples)
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup butter

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Lightly grease a 9-inch square baking pan.
  • Layer apples and cranberries in pan sprinkling with sugar as you layer.
  • Topping: mix flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Work in butter until light and crumbly.
  • Sprinkle topping evenly over apples and cranberries.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until apples are tender.