Prep: 5 min Bake: 30 min
Cost per Serving: 75 cents
Of course vegetables are good for you, but when they're
loaded with high-fat
ingredients, they're anything but. By using reduced-fat
versions of some of the
ingredients (changes you won't even notice), we've kept
all the flavor of this side dish,
but cut 277 calories and 34 grams of fat per serving.
2 cans (15 ounces each) mixed vegetables, drained
3/4 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
35 reduced-fat classic golden crackers, crushed
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1. Heat oven to 350 F. Have a 9-inch-square baking dish
or other shallow 2-quart baking
2. Mix all ingredients except Topping in baking dish.
Spread in an even layer.
3. Mix crushed crackers and butter. Sprinkle over top.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes until bubbly
around the edges.
* Serves 6. Per serving: 294 cal, 9 g pro, 32 g car,
14 g fat, 22 mg chol, 694 mg sod.
Exchanges: 2 starch/bread, 2/3 medium-fat meat, 2 fat