Dinner: Tuck into these low-cal feasts, and you'll forget you're even on a diet! 250 calories & under. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the dinner section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.
2 1/2 cups peeled celeriac, cut into chunks
Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
1/3 cup fat-free crème fraîche or sour cream
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp. olive oil
8 oz. large, roeless scallops
3/4 cup asparagus tips steamed, to serve
How to Make It
Cook celeriac in a large pan of lightly salted, boiling water for about 20 mins, or until tender. Drain; then return to the pan with the nutmeg, crème fraîche, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mash until smooth, and keep warm.
Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add scallops to the pan, and cook over high heat for 1 min on each side, until golden.
Spoon the mashed celeriac onto 2 warmed plates, and then top with the scallops, drizzling with juices. Serve with the steamed asparagus tips.
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