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postheadericon Mexican Chicken Meal

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

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 only (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 it 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.mexican-chicken-meal

INGREDIENTS:

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
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postheadericon Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Soup

4.60 avg. rating (90% score) - 5 votes

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, friendscrockpot-tex-mex-beef-potato-soup and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

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

DIRECTIONS:

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

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3 Meat (L) + 1 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 212, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 68mg, Sodium: 576mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 28g

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