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postheadericon Easy Stuffed Peppers

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

Easy Stuffed Peppers is a delicious, well-seasoned, Mexican-style recipe that takes less than (1) hour to make. Ingredients include: Ground beef, bell peppers, rice, onion, picante sauce; seasoned with salt, black pepper and cayenne. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers, (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Serving Size: (1) pepper per serving. Easy Stuffed Peppers will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35-40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 green bell peppers, tops,
seeds & pulp removed

(1 lb) lean ground beef
1 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup cooked rice
1 tsp celery salt
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 ground black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 (8 oz) jar picante sauce
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postheadericon Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet

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

Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet is delicious, recipe for a hearty, cheesy, quick and spicy pasta meal. It takes only (30) minutes from start to finish. Ingredients include: Boneless chicken, picante sauce, whole kernel corn, bell peppers, penne pasta and shredded cheese. This is also a low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (12 PointsPlus), (12 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4) servings with a (2 cup) serving size. Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Total Recipe Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts,
cut in bite-size pieces

1-1/4 cups thick, chunky picante sauce
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1 large green bell pepper, cut in strips
1 cup shredded 2% Four Cheese Blend
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postheadericon Indian Chicken Stew

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

Indian Chicken Stew is a delicious Slow Cooker recipe for a hearty and spicy, 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 takes from 4-10 hours to cook this delicious stew. Serve with hot cooked rice if desired. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Indian Chicken Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-10 Hours.
Equipment Required:
(6 or 6-1/2 Quart) Slow Cooker & Slow Cooker Liner

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
(2 lbs) boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
cut in 1″ pieces

1 cup chopped onions
3 garlic cloves, minced
5 tsp curry powder
2tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper or cayenne
2 (15 oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup chicken broth
1 bay leaf
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 (9 oz) pkg fresh spinach, optional
4 cups hot cooked rice, optional

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postheadericon Easy Chili-Mac

4.50 avg. rating (88% score) - 2 votes

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

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

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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