Tuna Croquettes with Parsley Sauce (Cooking Light).....TNt

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Tuna Croquettes with Parsley Sauce (Cooking Light).....TNt

Post by pstarkoski on Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:23 am

Tuna Croquettes with Parsley Sauce (Cooking Light)

1 cup dry breadcrumbs

1 (6-1/2-ounce) can water-packed, tuna, drained

1 cup grated carrots

1/2 cup skim milk

1/2 cup diced celery

1 egg, beaten

1 TBSP minced onion

1/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. pepper

vegetable cooking spray

Parsley sauce (recipe to follow)

Combine breadcrumbs, tuna, carrots, milk, celery, egg, onion, salt and pepper; mix well. Divide mixture itno 6 equal portions, shaping each into a cone. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Gake at 400 for 20 minutes. Serve with Parsley Sauce.

YIELD: 6 servings. (abouy 119 calories per croquette, plus 14 calories per tablespoon of sauce).

Parsley Sauce

1 cup skim milk, divided

1 TBSP cornstarch

2 TBSP reduced-calorie margarine

1/8 tsp. pepper

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1-1/2 TBSP lemon juice

Combine 1/4 cup skim milk and cornstarch in a small saucepan; stir until smooth. Add remaining milk, margarine, and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1 minute, and remove from heat. Stir in parsley and lemon juice.

YIELD: 1 cup

Recipe Source: Southern Living 1986 Annual Recipes Cookbook (submitted by Mrs. Roy Simpson, Fort Myers

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