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Christmas Lite Menu


1 lite mashed potatoes
1/4 cup plain yogurt


1 red cabbage & cranberries
1 medium red cabbage
12 oz fresh cranberries
1 cup water
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice







1 lite gravy
1 pan juices
10 ice cubes
1 cup chicken broth + 3 tb
1/4 cup flour

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Mash potatoes, stir in yogurt. Serve hot. Season with salt & pepper
to taste.

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

Stir cook 4 cups peas with shallots and 1/2 chopped red pepper.

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

Baskets are meringues cooked ahead, filled with fresh fruit and
topped with vanilla custard sauce (like Pavlova).

Roasted potatoes - peel, rub with oil, sprinkle with rosemary. Roast
in separate pan until golden and soft. Serve hot

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


Servings: 8



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