Fat-cutting tips

September 11, 1991

* Use non-stick cookware or vegetable spray to cut down or eliminate cooking fat or oil.

* Replace cream with evaporated skim milk. Replace whole milk with low-fat or skim milk.

* Replace or blend sour cream with a reduced-fat sour cream or plain, low-fat or non-fat yogurt.

* Replace some or all ground beef with ground turkey in meat loaf, chili and casseroles. Stick to ground beef for burgers.

* Use sausages made from low-fat meats such as turkey, chicken and veal.

* Use a small amount of broth or stock instead of fat to saute vegetables.

* Prepare chicken or fish by poaching, cooking in liquid (stock or wine) at a low temperature, about 170 degrees.

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