Friday, October 14, 2011

Low Sodium Baked Beans

2- 14.5oz cans of Pinto Beans, lowest sodium you can find, drain and rinse
1 Tbsp. Cornstarch
1/2 cup No-Salt Added Ketchup
1/3 cup White Wine Vinegar
1/3 cup Brown Sugar, packed
1/3 cup Onion, Chopped
3 Tbsp. Barbecue Sauce
1 tsp. Yellow Mustard
1/2 tsp. Liquid Smoke
1/4 tsp. Black Pepper
1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder

How to:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Pour beans in 8"x8" casserole dish.  In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients and pour over beans.  Cover and place in oven.  Bake for 90 mins. stirring 2-3 times.

Yields: 8 servings (1 serving= 1/2 cup)

Nutrition Info: Cal  Tot Fat  Sat Fat  Chol  Potass  Carbs  Prot  Fiber  Sugar  Sodium
Per Serving    142g   <1g      0mg       0g     235mg     28g     4g    10g     17g   107mg

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Low Sodium Tartar Sauce

1/2 cup Light Mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. Onion, minced
1 Tbsp. Sweet Relish, look at the different brands, find the lowest
1/2 tsp. Lemon Juice
1 1/2 tsp. Sugar

How to:
Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Refrigerate to store. Will last about a week.

Yields: Approx. 10 servings (1 serving= 1 Tbsp.)

Nutrition Info: Cal  Tot Fat  Sat Fat  Chol Potass  Carbs  Prot  Fiber  Sugar  Sodium
Per Serving      33      3g       <1g       0mg    4g         2g      0g     0g     <1g      58mg

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