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postheadericon Quick Chili-Mac

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Quick Chili-Mac is an easy and quick (30) minute recipe for a spicy Tex-Mex entrée. Ingredients include: lean ground beef, macaroni, salsa and kidney beans spiced with chili pwder and topped with cheese. This is a delicious recipe you’ll be using often and saving as a keeper. It is also a healthy, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Quick Chili-Mac wull be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

quick-chili-mac

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) extra-lean ground beef
2 tsp chili powder (or more to taste)
1-1/2 cups water
1 (15-1/2 oz) can kidney beans, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
1 cup thick, chunky-style salsa
3/4 cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
1 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese
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postheadericon Italian Baked Eggs Casserole

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Italian Baked Eggs Casserole is a delicious and easy to prepare breakfast and/or brunch recipe that takes less than (1) hour to prepare and cook. A great option for a weekend brunch. Ingredients include: Eggs, bell peppers, “Potatoes O’Brien”, pizza sauce, and Parmesan cheese. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (8) servings. Italian Baked Eggs Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

italian-baked-eggs-casserole

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 55 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 (20 oz) bag frozen Potatoes O’Brien, thawed,
(such as “Ore-Ida” brand)

1 tbsp olive oil
1 large-size green bell pepper
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup  finely shredded Parmesan cheese
8 eggs
Freshly ground black pepper and/or
snipped fresh basil (optional)
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postheadericon Italian Breakfast Casserole

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Italian Breakfast Casserole is a delicious recipe that is perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch option. It is also a meatless recipe. Main ingredients: Green and red bell peppers, onion, egg substitute, whole wheat bread and Cheddar cheese. It is well seasoned and oven-baked. It takes just over (1 Hour) to make this delicious casserole. It is also a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carvohydrates, diabetic-friendly, and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Italian Breakfast Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.italian-breakfast-casserole

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 55 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour | 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups cholesterol-free egg product
1 cup skim milk
3/4 cup 2% shredded Cheddar cheese
1 tsp Italian seasoning (Adjust to taste)
1/4 tsp black pepper (Adjust to taste)
4 slices whole wheat bread, torn

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postheadericon Chicken Risotto

4.00 avg. rating (84% score) - 4 votes

Chicken Risotto is an easy recipe for a cheesy and delicious Italian style chicken casserole. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. Features include: Chicken combined with mushrooms, bell peppers and quinoa are all cooked on the stovetop and topped with Parmesan cheese for a delicious meal. This is also a healthy, low calories, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Chicken Risotto will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.chicken-rissoto
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut in bite-size pieces
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing, divided
1/2 lb sliced fresh mushrooms
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 (14-1/2 oz) can fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Juice from 1 lemon

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postheadericon Venezuelan Shrimp Meal

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Venezuelan Shrimp Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
venezuelan-shrimp-meal
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Onion, sliced into thin rings
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh gingerroot
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp ground annatto (turmeric may be used instead)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, butterflied*
2 cups hot cooked white rice

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook onion, red bell pepper and gingerroot in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

2. Stir in mustard, annatto or turmeric and cumin until blended.

3. Add in the shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over the rice.

How to Butterfly Shrimp*

{Peel and devein shrimp by cutting about 3/4 of the way into flesh, without cutting all the way through along its outer curve just deep enough to see vein. Peel back shell under running water, loosening vein with fingers. Lay peeled shrimp on flat surface and flatten it open}.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 7; (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 310, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 770mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 50 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

Original recipe and image Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/criollo-shrimp-74685.aspx

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