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Low-Calorie Mediterranean Dinners (Slide 4)

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Serve this sautéed fennel and shrimp with a tomato-caper sauce in whatever way suits your fancy—with pasta, whole grains, such as bulgur or brown rice, or even mashed potatoes. Serve with: A mixed green salad.

Recipe: Mediterranean Sautéed Shrimp & Fennel

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Turkish Chickpea & Lamb Soup

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Mediterranean Sautéed Shrimp & Fennel

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Spinach & Sausage Gnocchi

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Mediterranean Portobello Burger

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Eggplant Salad

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Eggplant & Chickpea Stew

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Pork Tenderloin "Rosa di Parma"

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Mediterranean Couscous Cabbage Rolls

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We love the subtle flavor of cinnamon with fresh mint in these vegetarian cabbage rolls stuffed with…View slide
Italian Egg-Drop Soup

Italian Egg-Drop Soup

Italian egg-drop soup, Stracciatella, is traditionally a light soup made with just chicken broth, eg…View slide
Grilled Halibut Salad Niçoise

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Fennel, Porcini & Chicken Cacciatore

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Scallop Piccata on Angel Hair

Scallop Piccata on Angel Hair

Superfine angel hair and delicate scallops are coated with a light lemon, white wine and caper sauce…View slide
Mediterranean Tuna Panini

Mediterranean Tuna Panini

For a great sandwich filling, spike canned tuna with salty olives and capers, bright lemon juice and…View slide
Spanish Tapas-Inspired Mussels

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When you think “mussels” you may not instantly think “chickpeas,” but the two are joined in …View slide
Orange-Tomato Couscous with Chicken

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Tomato-&-Olive-Stuffed Portobello Caps

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops with Spinach

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Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza

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Mediterranean Tuna-Spinach Salad

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Roasted Halibut with Tangerine & Olive Tapenade

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Warm Fava Bean & Escarole Salad (Scafata)

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Escarole & White Bean Salad with Swordfish

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Cauliflower & Kale Frittata

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Seared Cod with Spinach-Lemon Sauce

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Burnt Orange & Escarole Salad

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Edamame & Chicken Greek Salad

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Pesto Chicken & Cannellini Bean Soup

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Tofu Ratatouille Kebabs

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Golden Beet, Green Bean & Fennel Salad with Scallops

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Lemony seared scallops and a walnut vinaigrette top this healthy dinner salad. When shopping for sca…View slide
Wild Mushroom & Polenta Casserole

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