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What are some healthy, low-fat recipes?

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Eggs Benedict and shepherd's pie are two healthy, low-fat recipes. The eggs Benedict recipe calls for cooking spray to cut down the fat content of the dish, and the shepherd's pie recipe is made with lean ground beef.

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What are some healthy, low-fat recipes?
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To make eggs Benedict, coat a skillet with cooking spray, and cook 3 minced garlic cloves over medium heat. Add 10 ounces of spinach, and saute until the spinach softens. Add a pinch of salt. Boil 2 quarts of water and 3 ounces of vinegar in a saucepan. Stir the water to create a spiral, and drop a cracked egg in the center. Remove the egg when cooked, and repeat the process with 3 more eggs.

Divide tomato slices from 2 tomatoes onto 4 toasted English muffin halves, along with the spinach and cooked eggs. Top with black pepper to taste.

To make shepherd's pie, cook 1 pound of lean ground beef, 1 chopped onion and 2 chopped garlic cloves over medium heat until the beef browns. Drain the mixture, and stir in 14.5 ounces of canned diced tomatoes, 1 pound of mixed vegetables, 1/2 cup of fat-free beef broth and 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning, as well as 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover, and simmer it for 10 to 15 minutes.

Transfer the beef mixture to a casserole dish greased with cooking spray. Simmer 1 1/2 pounds of baking potatoes in water for 15 minutes, and mash them with 1/3 cup of reduced-fat milk, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Layer the mashed potatoes over the beef mixture, and bake the casserole at 375 F for 20 minutes. Broil the dish for five minutes.

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