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Low fat recipes for Passover

Halibut with Basil and Tomatoes
A simple nutritious and delicious roasted halibut with sweet grape tomatoes and fresh basil.

Herbed Roast Chicken
A succulent herbed roast chicken for all occasions.

Chicken Soup
This low fat chicken soup is perfect for Passover, or any time you want a broth rather than a creamy soup. Serve this chicken soup with matzo balls. Or use the broth as a base and add vegetables, rice or noodles.

Low Fat Matzo Balls
Try these low fat matzo balls for your chicken soup at Passover, or any other time you want Jewish comfort food. Use egg whites and replace the schmaltz (chicken fat) with healthier canola oil.

Charoset
One of the five symbolic foods on the Seder plate at Passover, Charoset represents the mortar used by the slaves in Egypt. There are many varieties of this sweet dish. This low fat charoset uses apples, heart-healthy walnuts, and also includes dates and raisins, too.

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken
A simple lemon and herb roast chicken makes a nice low fat centerpiece for Sunday lunch or a holiday meal with close family. Serve with roasted new potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Low Fat Roasted New Potatoes
Serve some low fat roasted new potatoes with a Sunday lunch or holiday meal. Using just a little heart-healthy olive oil is enough to make great roasted potatoes.

Low Fat Jewish Cookbooks
Jewish cooking is not traditionally low fat but there are a few cookbooks out there that offer low fat alternatives to traditonal recipes.

Salmon and Asparagus in Foil
Enjoy this heart-healthy salmon and asparagus in foil. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help protect against heart disease. This dish derives a little under 31% of its calories from fat, so still fits in well with a low fat diet.

Low Fat Lemon Flounder
Low fat fish like flounder or sole are perfect dinner choices if you're watching your intake of fat. This baked flounder dish is quick and easy to prepare, and a good choice any night of the week.

Low Fat Lemon-Parsley Halibut
Spring heralds the arrival of fresh Alaskan Halibut. It's not cheap so it's something of a treat. This low fat Lemon-Parsley Halibut is simple and delicious, requiring no added fat. Simply broil and serve with some rice, couscous or quinoa.

Halibut with Asparagus, Tomatoes and Rosemary
An easy, colorful low fat halibut recipe using fresh asparagus, sweet cherry tomatoes and sprigs of rosemary.

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