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Parchment-Wrapped Potato Parcels

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Category: Vegetables, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz Lean cooked ham
  • -- (thinly sliced)
  • 2/3 lb (2 medium) potatoes
  • -- cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 sm Zucchini
  • -- cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 sm Crookneck squash
  • -- cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 sm Red bell pepper
  • -- cut into 1-inch squares
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 ts Dried basil
  • 1/4 ts Red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper; to taste


Cut two 15-inch squares kitchen parchment. For each packet: Place
half the ham on center of parchment square. Top ham with half the
potato slices, overlapping, then top with half the remaining
vegetables. Sprinkle with half the remaining ingredients. Fold two
sides of the parchment over the ham and vegetables in letter fashion.
Grasp the two shorter open ends and pull up to meet. Fold down the
open ends twice to seal. Repeat for second packet. Place in single
layer in shallow microwave-safe dish. Microwave on HIGH 7 minutes.
Rotate packets half turn; microwave on HIGH 7 more minutes. Let
stand 3 minutes; open one packet and check to be sure potatoes are
tender. If potatoes are not cooked through, rewrap and microwave on
HIGH a little longer.

NOTE: Microwave cooking times are based on a 700-watt microwave.
Adjust cooking times to your own oven.

Menu: Tomato Soup, French Bread, Toasted Pound Cake with Fresh
Seasonal Fruit

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 250 calories; 4 g fat; 25 mg
cholesterol; 980 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 23 g

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