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Jan 25, 2011 02:24 AM

Light potluck dish (main)?


I've been asked to bring the main dish to a potluck this week. The theme? Light cooking. I need ideas for a dish that is light in calories but not on taste and that also travels well; I'll be going by train, so the more Tupperware-friendly, the better.

Thanks in advance!

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  1. You don't mention how many diners you will have. For pot lucks I like braises for their tenacity (they are usually better after reheating) or pastas for their portability.
    Perhaps something like this http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/gre... or this http://recipesrandycooks.com/2010/12/... would be good?


    1. I've brought this recipe (originally from Cooking Light) to many potlucks and it's always a hit - great sweet/salty/savory combo., looks pretty (especially if you use red quinoa), it's novel (depending on your crowd, they may or may not have had quinoa) and it travels well - good warm or at room temp to boot! http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/rec...


      1. Thanks to you both for the great ideas!