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Herbed dipping sauce

BT Calgary | posted Thursday, Jun 18th, 2015

Herbed dipping sauce

Grilled_veg

Make this into a tasty side dish or appetizer by serving with grilled vegetables.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 ml) 1% plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients.
  2. Refrigerate for at least one hour to let flavours blend.
  3. Serve with grilled vegetables.

 

Nutritional information
per serving (15 mL/1 tbsp) Top 5 nutrients
  • Calories: 10
Nutrient % of daily value
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Calcium
2 % / 20 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 1 g
  • Vitamin B12
3 %
  • Total fat: 0 g
  • Riboflavin
1 %
  • Fibre: 0 g
  • Phosphorus
1 %
  • Sodium: 17 mg
  • Zinc
1 %

 

Courtesy Sarah Remmer, Nutritionist dairygoodness.ca

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Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

BT Calgary | posted Thursday, Jun 18th, 2015

ChickenSalad

This quick and easy recipe provides all the enjoyment of souvlaki without all the work of assembling skewers. Serve with a crisp dark-green leafy salad on the side.

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb (450 g) boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) pieces
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Milk
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 8 3 1/2-in (9 cm) whole wheat pitas or
  • 4 6-in (15 cm) whole wheat pitas
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced English cucumber, (about 1/4)
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt
  • 2 chopped tomatoes


Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion, oregano and 1 mL (1/4 tsp) pepper and sauté for about 3 minutes or until softened and starting to brown. Add chicken and sauté for about 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Whisk flour into milk and whisk into skillet; stir in lemon zest. Cook, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened and chicken is no longer pink inside. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Meanwhile, toast or heat pitas. In a bowl, combine cucumber and yogurt. Spoon chicken and sauce on top of pitas in open-face style, dollop with cucumber yogurt and sprinkle with tomatoes.

Courtesy Sarah Remmer, Nutritionist dairygoodness.ca

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