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Our Best Low-Cholesterol Recipes

Tasty and heart-healthy, these low-cholesterol main dishes, sides, and desserts are sure to please even the pickiest of palates.

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    • Beef and Barley Stew

      This power-packed beef stew brims with colorful, nutritious veggies (including carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, roma tomatoes, mushrooms, and peas) and comfort-food flavors.

    • Potato Wedges

      These healthful fries have no cholesterol and are a lower-fat (and tasty!) alternative to traditional fries.

    • Stuffed Pork Loin

      Herbs and a few sweets (dried cherries and apricot jam) combine in this delicious pork recipe.

      Tip: Plan to roast this tasty, low-cholesterol dish for just under two hours.

    • Beef Fajitas

      Garlic, lime juice, and cilantro provide mega-flavor to this spicy steak marinade.

    • Stuffed Peppers

      Sweet peppers make a tasty container for this heart-healthy version of Spanish rice. The rice also works as a yummy standalone side dish.

    • Healthy Caesar Salad

      Traditional Caesar dressing has about 160 calories and 16 grams of fat per serving. Our version keeps the zesty flavor but only has 17 calories, 3 mg of cholesterol, and virtually no fat!

    • Risotto Primavera

      Bright green peas and yellow squash add color to the creamy Arborio rice in this delicious lemon-scented side dish.

    • Taco Salad

      Whole wheat tortilla bowls and lean ground beef keep this yummy taco salad heart healthy.

    • Eggs and Canadian Bacon in Pita Pockets

      A delightful mixture of eggs, egg whites, and Canadian-style bacon tucked in pita bread makes a hearty breakfast sandwich, which is low in fat, calories, and cholesterol.

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      Mini Cherry Pies

      Frozen cherries make it possible to bake this tasty pie any time of year. You'll also find the recipe to make the whole wheat crust.

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      Light Colorado Quiche

      Fat-free milk and low-fat cheeses transform ordinary quiche into a heart-healthy family pleaser.

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      Spaghetti Squash with Chili

      Spaghetti squash serves as a low-calorie option to pasta in this delicious chili dish.

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      Herbed Seafood Bruschetta

      Bruschetta is toasted bread, traditionally rubbed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil. We keep it heart-healthy by topping the slices with a lemony shrimp-and-crabmeat mix.

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      Mocha Pudding Cake

      Some simple modifications keep this dessert heart-healthy. Applesauce substitutes for the cake's butter, while cocoa powder keeps the pudding slim and trim.

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      Heart-Healthy Cheesy Potatoes

      Need a nutritious side dish? The reduced-fat soup and cheddar cheese as well as fat-free milk and light sour cream help keep this potato dish's fat in check.

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      Baked Penne Florentine

      Cashews, spinach, and beans give this pasta dish flavor without overwhelming your taste buds.

      Tip: Season the pasta with a bit of hot sauce for extra kick.

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      Chunky Minestrone

      Minestrone is Italian for "big soup," and this one-full of beans, zucchini, onion, carrot, and tomato-is big indeed.

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      Garlic-Herb Mushrooms

      Serve these heart-healthy mushrooms solo as an appetizer, toss them with cooked peas, or serve them with grilled fish.

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      All-Wrapped-Up Salad

      Using whole grain tortillas helps boost the fiber in this fresh-tasting wrap.

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      Chocolate Chunk Cookies

      These heart-healthy cookies taste just as good as old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies but have the health benefits of soy.

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      Chipotle Coleslaw

      Ground chipotle chile pepper gives this coleslaw a spicy kick. You'll love how light it is on sodium and calories, plus there's less than 2 mgs of cholesterol.

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      Curry Dip and Veggies

      Nibble guilt-free on these low-cholesterol appetizers. Yogurt, chutney, and curry powder pack a punch in this heart-healthy dip.

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      Artichoke-Feta Tortilla Wraps

      Three cheeses, roasted peppers, and artichokes mingle in these tortilla-wrapped treats. They're perfect appetizers for parties and casual get-togethers.

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      Easy Blueberry Tarts

      A little cayenne pepper gives these tarts a pleasant hint of spice and distinct Mexican flair. The dessert has no cholesterol.

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      Grilled Lemon Chicken

      This zesty chicken is super-flavorful -- and low in fat and cholesterol.

      Tip: Instead of using oil to keep chicken moist while cooking, use an oil-free marinade or spritz the food with broth, water, or juice.

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      Healthy Vegetable Recipes

      Need more vegetables in your diet? These delicious and creative vegetable recipes will help you get the recommended 3-5 servings a day in one delicious vegetable recipe after another. Aim to eat a variety of vegetables each week to cover your nutrient needs.
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