3 medium-fat meats; 2 starches
Side Suggestions: Macaroni Salad
Prepare 2 ounces elbow macaroni according to package directions and rinse with cold water. Cool. Combine cooked macaroni with 1 stalk diced celery, 2 tablespoons minced red onion, and 1 seeded and finely chopped plum tomato. Gently toss macaroni mixture with 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon cider or other light-colored vinegar. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 141 calories; 26 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 3 g fat (0.5 g sat); 4 g fiber; 226 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 starch; 1 vegetable; 0.5 fat.