Posts Tagged ‘Cinco de Mayo’
Mexican Chicken Meal is an easy recipe you could use for a holiday gathering, pot-luck or parties. A great option to have for Cinco de Mayo also. It takes a total time of (30) minutes to make this delicious dish and it is all cooked in a skillet. You’ll never have any leftovers with this recipe and you will be adding this to your keeper file. Ingredients include: Chicken tenders, Mexicorn, Jasmine rice, green onions, black beans, roasted red peppers and taco sauce. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Mexican Chicken Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Non-Stick cooking spray
1 large egg, beaten
(1 lb) chicken tenders, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups cooked jasmine or long grain rice
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed, drained
1 (11 oz) can Mexicorn, drained
1 (7 oz) jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained, sliced
1 (8 oz) jar taco sauce
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
Read the rest of this entry »
Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Soup is a delicious, hearty recipe that is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic, and Weight Watchers (5 ) PointsPlus recipe. Ingredients include: Beef sirloin steak, corn, potatoes, green beans, onions, cheese and salsa to give it a fantastic flavor. Makes 6 Servings. Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
1 (1-1/2 lb) boneless beef sirloin steak (1 inch thick)
2 potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 cups loose-pack, frozen, cut green beans
1 small onion, sliced and separated into rings
1-1/2 cups thick chunky style salsa
1 (14 oz) can low sodium beef broth
1 tsp dried basil, crushed
2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
1/3 cup reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese, optional
1. Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1-inch pieces. Set aside.
2. In a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker, combine potatoes, green beans and onion. Add meat. In a medium bowl, stir together salsa, broth, basil and garlic. Pour salsa mixture over meat and vegetable mixture in cooker.
3. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or HIGH 4 to 5 hours.
4. Optional: Sprinkle individual servings with the cheese if desired.
Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup
Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 5
Carb Choices: 1
1 Vegetable + 3 Meat (L) + 1 Starch
Calories: 212, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 68mg, Sodium: 576mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 28g
IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.
DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a WeightWatchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.