Bobby’s Lighter Oyster Stew

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By Bobby Deen

230 Less Calories
94mg Less Cholesterol

Bobby’s Oyster Stew

Ingredients:
1 (16-ounce) container oysters
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large leek, cleaned and thinly sliced
4 scallions, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup reduced-fat half-and-half
8 multi-grain crackers (optional) 
Directions:
Drain the oysters in a colander over a bowl, reserving the liquid. Coarsely chop the oysters; set aside.

Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add the leek, and scallions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 4 – 5 minutes. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, 1 minute.

Add the broth and milk; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the stew begins to thicken, about 8 minutes.

Stir in the oysters, the reserved liquid, parsley, salt, and pepper. Cook, just until the oysters begin to curl, 2 – 3 minutes. Stir in the half-and-half; heat through. Serve with the crackers, if using.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Yield: 8 servings   (1 1/3 cups per serving)

Per Serving: 109 Cal; 8 g Protein; 4 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 2 g Mono Fat; 10 g Carb; 0 g Fiber; 3 g Sugar; 146 mg Calcium; 5 mg Iron; 517 mg Sodium; 35 mg Cholesterol

Original Recipe courtesy Paula Deen
Lightened Up recipe courtesy Bobby Deen and the Paula Deen test kitchen

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Bobby has done a great job lightening up these recipes.  Keep up the great work Bobby, some of us out here have to eat lighter and I’m one of them….Thank you Bobby Deen

Liz

By Liz Dal Poggetto on July 06, 2010

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Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You Mary Ann
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm

Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am

Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
Carol Bryant in Love at Last on August 11, 2014 at 6:12 pm