Old-Fashioned Oyster Stew
Melt butter in a heavy saucepan or top of double boiler; add oysters.
Cook oysters about 3 - 5 minutes, until edges ruffle.
Slowly add milk, stirring constantly. Heat thoroughly.
Add salt and pepper; serve piping hot.
Reduced Sodium: Omit salt. Use unsalted margarine. 170 mg sodium per serving.
Reduced Cholesterol: Use margarine in place of butter. Use skim milk and only 1 cup oysters. 28 mg cholesterol per serving.
Reduced Calorie: Use 2 tablespoons margarine; use skim milk. 178 calories per serving.
Diabetic Exchange (for original recipe): 3/4 milk exchange & 1 meat exchange & 3 fat exchanges per serving.