Christmas Lite Menu

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Description[edit]

Advertising for the Co-op grocery stores had this Christmas menu in advertising delivered Dec 20/9

Ingredients[edit]

Lite mashed potatoes[edit]

Red cabbage and cranberries[edit]

Festive peas[edit]

Lite stuffing[edit]

Fruity Christmas baskets[edit]

  • meringues cooked ahead, filled with fresh fruit and topped with vanilla custard sauce (like pavlova)

Lite roasted potatoes[edit]

Lite gravy[edit]

Procedures[edit]

Lite mashed potatoes[edit]

  1. Mash potatoes, stir in yogurt.
  2. Serve hot.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Red cabbage and cranberries[edit]

  1. Wash and shred cabbage.
  2. In a large skillet, toss cabbage with fresh cranberries.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in measuring cup and pour over cabbage.
  4. Simmer until just soft.
  5. Refrigerate and reheat at serving time.

Festive peas[edit]

  1. Stir cook peas with shallots and chopped red pepper.

Lite stuffing[edit]

  1. Stuffing has celery, onion, apricots, cooked ham, chicken broth cooked a day ahead in the oven.

Lite roasted potatoes[edit]

  1. Peel potatoes, rub with oil, sprinkle with rosemary.
  2. Roast in separate pan until golden and soft.

Lite gravy[edit]

  1. Serve hot gravy - stir 10 ice cubes into the pan juices.
  2. When they have congealed with fat, remove from pan.
  3. In a jar with a lid (or blender) shake together broth and flour until smooth.
  4. Over medium heat whisk this mixture into the defatted pan juices.
  5. Continue whisking until smooth and thick.
  6. Cook, stirring often for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.


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