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  • Indian Chicken Stew
    Indian Chicken Stew is a delicious recipe for a hearty and spicy slow cooker, chicken and vegetable stew. Ingredients include: Boneless, skinless chicken thighs, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, chicken broth, onions and is well-spiced to bring out all the flavors of the Far-East. Just add all ingredients to the slow cooker, set it and wait. It […]
  • Cream-Of-Potato Soup
    Cream-Of-Potato Soup is a delicious, easy and quick (40) minute one pan recipe. Ingredients include: Potatoes, celery and onions, cooked in milk and chicken broth to make a creamy and hearty soup. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), […]
  • Easy Chili-Mac
    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 […]

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postheadericon Egyptian Edamame Stew

4.67 avg. rating (90% score) - 3 votes

Egyptian Edamame Stew is a spicy take on the traditional Egyptian classic “ful medames”. This recipe uses Edamame which is (fresh green soybeans). It is found in the frozen section of most large supermarkets. It comes packaged both (in the shell) and shelled. You will need the shelled variety for this recipe. Total recipe time is just (35) minutes. Ingredients include: Edamame, onion, zucchini, garlic, cilantro and tomatoes. It is well seasoned with cumin, coriander and cayenne pepper. This would serve as a great meal rotation for the Lenten season also. It is a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4)  2 cup servings. Egyptian Edamame Stew will be loved by aegyptian-edamame-stewll of your family, friends and guests.

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

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 (10 oz) packages frozen shelled edamame,
(about 3 cups), thawed

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 large zucchini, diced
2 tbsp minced garlic
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, or mint
3 tbsp lemon juice
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postheadericon Qoq au Vin

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

Qoq au Vin is a quick (45) minute recipe for a delicious, traditional-style French chicken stew. Ingredients include: chicken, mushrooms, carrots, onion, chicken broth, tomato paste and red wine. It is well seasoned and is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 4 servings. Qoq au Vin will be loved by all of your family, friendsqoq-au-vin and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 bone-in chicken breasts (about 12 oz each), skinned, trimmed

1/2 tsp salt, divided
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper, divided
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
(4 oz) mushrooms, quartered (about 1-1/2 cups)
2 large carrots, thinly sliced
1 small onion, halved, sliced
1 tsp crumbled dried rosemary
1 (14 oz) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup dry red wine, preferably Zinfandel
1 tbsp tomato paste
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
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postheadericon Beef and Mushrooms Stew

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

Beef and Mushrooms Stew is a delicious and easy recipe for a hearty meal. It takes only 40 minutes on the stove-top from start to finsh. Ingredients include: Sirloin steak, portobello mushrooms, green beans, onions, tomatoes and beef broth. It is well seasoned with thyme, black pepper and salt. It is also a Low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, Heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a serving size of (2 cups per serving). Beef and Mushrooms Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) beef sirloin steak, trimmed,
cut into 3/4-inch cubes

1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
6 cups chopped portobello mushroom caps,
(about 6 medium), gills removed

2 cups frozen pearl onions, thawed, patted dry
2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
2 cups frozen cut green beans, thawed
1 (14 oz) can reduced-sodium beef broth
2/3 cup red wine
2 tsp chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp dried
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
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postheadericon Italian Chicken Stew

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

Italian Chicken Stew is an easy, quick, delicious and healthy, low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe for a hearty meal. Made with chicken, onions, tomatoes, white beans, and spinach. It is well seasoned with fennel seed, basil, oregano, garlic, salt, black pepper and Rosemary for a great Italian style meal and all done on the stove top. Takes only 15 minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to cook. Makes 6 servings. Italian Chicken Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.italian-chicken-stew
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp olive oil
(1-1/2 lbs) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (cut into 1″ cubes)
1 medium size onion, (cut into 1/2″ thick wedges)
1/2 tsp fennel seed
1 (15 oz) can cannellini beans or other white beans, (drained, rinsed)
1  (14-1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup red wine or 1/4 cup water
1 tsp dried basil leaves
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp dried Rosemary leaves
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp coarse ground black pepper
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
1 (6 oz) bag baby spinach leaves

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postheadericon Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Stew

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Stew is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe that combines barbecue sauce and salsa for a fabulously flavored meal that will serve a crowd. Makes 8 servings and cooks all day in the slow cooker. Beef stew meat, celery, corn, onions, kidney beans and carrots make up the main ingredints for this awesome stew. Although this is not a diet recipe I have included WeightWatchers PointsPlus and SmartPoints values as a reference. A great recipe to add to your cold weather recipe collection. Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Stew will be loved by your family, friends and guests.crockpot-tex-mex-beef-stew2

INGREDIENTS:

(2 lbs) boneless beef stew meat, cut into 2″ x 1″ pieces
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp chili powder
2 carrots, sliced
1 onion, chopped
3 celery ribs, sliced
1 cup frozen corn
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained & rinsed
1 (16 oz) jar thick & chunky salsa
1 cup water
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Brown meat, in batches in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add to slow cooker. Sprinkle with flour and chili powder; stir to evenly coat meat.
 [NOTE: Wet meat causes steaming. For better browning, dry meat with paper towel before cooking].

2. Add in all remaining ingredients except cheese; stir. Cover with lid. Cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours. (For best results do NOT cook on HIGH).

3. Top each serving with the cheese.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (PointsPlus = 9), (10 SmartPoints)

Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 350, Total Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 740mg, Sugars: 9g, Carbohydrates: 27g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 32g, Vitamin A: 70 %DV, Vitamin C: 8 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Iron: 25 %DV

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