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postheadericon Easy Chicken-Curry Stew

4.33 avg. rating (87% score) - 3 votes

Easy Chicken-Curry Stew is a delicious, hearty and easy slow cooker recipe. It is loaded with vegetables and well-spiced. Ingredients include: Cut-up chicken thighs, onions, carrots, coconut milk and chicken broth. Spiced with fresh ginger, garlic, curry powder and salt. It takes 20 minutes to prepare and 3 to 8 hours to cook; (3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 Hours on LOW). NOTE: You will need to use a (3-1/2 or 4 quart) slow cooker. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Easy Chicken-Curry Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

easy-chicken-curry-stew

Equipment Needed:
3-1/2 or 4 Quart Slow Cooker

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3-8 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
(8 oz) boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
cut in (1″) pieces

3 cups chopped carrots
2 cups coarsely chopped onions
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 (14-1/2 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup unsweetened light coconut milk
1 Tbsp curry powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp lemon juice
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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

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points, PointsPlus and SmartPoints 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.

postheadericon Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew

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

Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew is a delicious and hearty slow cooker recipe for a Moroccan spiced chicken stew. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Chicken, combined with squash, onions, apricots and lentils are seasoned with cinnamon, coriander and cumin to bring out all the flavor of this stew. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.moroccan-chicken-lentil-stew

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
and cut in 2 to 3″ chunks

2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1-1/4 cups dry brown lentils, rinsed, drained
1 medium size onion, cut in thin wedges
2 (14 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1 large yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise and
cut into 1-inch-thick pieces

1/2 cup snipped dried apricots or golden raisins
Sliced green onions (optional)

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postheadericon Slow Cooker Country Captain

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Slow Cooker Country Captain is a slow cooker variation on this hearty and delicious, traditional Southern chicken meal. Chicken, tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, almonds and currants comprise the ingredients. Spiced with curry powder, mace and cumin to bring out the tempting flavor. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic, WeightWatchers (8) PointsPlus recipe. A great comfort food that you’ll be adding to your regular menu. Slow Cooker Country Captain will be loved by your whole family and guests alike.slow-cooker-country-captain

INGREDIENTS:

1 medium size sweet onion, cut in thin wedges
3 lbs chicken drumsticks and/or thighs, skin removed
1 medium size green bell pepper, cut in thin strips
1 medium size yellow bell pepper, cut in thin strips
1/4 cup currants or golden raisins
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tbsp quick tapioca, crushed
3 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground mace
2 cups hot cooked white or brown rice
2 tbsp chopped green onion
2 tbsp sliced almonds, toasted

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker, place onion, chicken, bell peppers, currants and garlic. In a large bowl, combine undrained tomatoes, tapioca, curry powder, salt, cumin and mace. Pour over all.

2. Cover and cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours or HIGH for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

3. Serve chicken mixture over rice. Sprinkle with green onion and almonds.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

WW PointsPlus+ = 8

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3.5 Meat (L) + 1.5 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 298, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 98mg, Sodium 619mg, Sugars8g, Carbohydrates 32g, Fiber 3g, Protein 30g

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: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and Weight Watchers 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 Weight Watchers 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.

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

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.