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postheadericon Easy Chili-Mac

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Easy Chili-Mac is a delicious recipe that is also one that you’ll add into your keeper file. It takes only (40) minutes to complete this delicious dish. Ingredients include: Extra-lean ground beef, tomato sauce, kidney beans, salsa, macaroni and Pepper Jack cheese. Seasoned with chili powder. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendlly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Easy Chili-Mac will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) extra-lean ground beef
(2 tsp) chili powder
1-1/2 cups water
1 (15-1/2 oz) can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
1 cup thick & chunky salsa
3/4 cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
1 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Brown ground meat with chili powder in a large saucepan.

2. Add all remaining ingredients except cheese; mix well.

3. Bring to a boil; cover. Simmer over low heat 15 minutes, stirring after 8 minutes. Serve topped with cheese. (Suggestion: Serve with a crisp green salad if desired).

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup.

Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Starch + 3 Meat(L) + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 290, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 65mg, Sodium: 920mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 26g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 10 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Iron: 25 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/30-minute-chili-mac-136906.aspx

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postheadericon Chicken-Yakisoba

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Chicken-Yakisoba is a quick (30) minute recipe for a flavorful and spicy Japanese skillet meal. Ingredients include: Chicken breasts, onions, cabbage, carrots, and soba noodles with sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic and Asian chile paste. It is all done in one pan. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Chicken-Yakisoba will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 tsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp canola oil
2 Tbsp chile paste
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves,
(cut in 1″ cubes)

1/2 cup soy sauce
1 medium-size onion sliced lengthwise (8 slices)
1/2 medium-size head cabbage, coarse chopped
2 carrots, coarse chopped
8 oz dried soba noodles, cooked, drained

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postheadericon Easy Pasta Salad

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Easy Pasta Salad is a delicious recipe for either a meal or as a side. The only cooking is for the pasta itself. Summary: Tricolored pasta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, black olives, cheese and red onions are combined with salad dressing and refrigerated. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (8) servings. Easy Pasta Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.easy-pasta-salad
Refrigeration Time: 1 Hour.
Total Time: 1-/2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

3 cups tri-colored rotini pasta, cooked, cooled
1 cup Feta cheese crumbles
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumbers
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup finely chopped red onions

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postheadericon Quick Chili-Mac

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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 Ravioli-Zucchini Soup

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Ravioli-Zucchini Soup is a delicious, easy and quick (30) minute Italian-style soup recipe for a meatless meal. A possible Lenten option also. Ingredients include: Cheese ravioli, zucchini, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and well seasoned with red pepper, black pepper and basil. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a generous (2 cup) serving size. Ravioli-Zucchini Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

ravioli-zucchini-soup

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15-20 Minutes.
Total Time: 30-35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups frozen diced bell pepper and onion mix, thawed
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper, adjust to taste
1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes, preferably fire-roasted
1 (15 oz) can vegetable broth
1-1/2 cups hot water
1 tsp dried basil or marjoram
1 (6-9 oz) package fresh or frozen cheese ravioli
2 cups diced zucchini, (about 2 medium-size)
Freshly ground pepper to taste
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