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postheadericon Slow Cooker Pork Ragu

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

Prep Time: About 30 minutes.
Cooking Time: 8 hours.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu is a delicious and hearty recipe for large gatherings, holidays and events. It makes (12) servings and requires a 5 or 6 Quart slow cooker. Total recipe time is about (8-1/2) Hours. Ingredients Include: Boneless pork roast, shallots, tomatoes, chicken stock, red wine, vinegar and is well-seasoned and served over a corn meal mush. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Slow Cooker Pork Ragu will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp canola oil
1 (2 lb) boneless Boston butt pork roast, trimmed
1 Tbsp kosher salt, divided
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp minced garlic
1-1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
1-1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano
6 medium-size shallots, halved lengthwise
1/4 cup unsalted tomato paste
1 cup dry red wine
2/3 cup unsalted chicken stock
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 (28-oz.) can unsalted whole peeled plum tomatoes, undrained
3 cups chopped kale, stemmed
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
8 cups water
2 cups coarse-ground yellow corn meal
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postheadericon Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup

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

Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup is a delicious and hearty, Italian-Style recipe. It takes only 15 to 20 minutes to prepare and is well seasoned. Ingredients include: Canned mushroom soup, chicken broth, tomatoes, carrots, onions, barley, parmesan cheese, garlic and Italian seasoning. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/2) cups per serving. Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-7 Hours.
(Equipment Required: 6 Quart Slow Cooker)

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed golden mushroom soup

1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed chicken broth

1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2-2/3 cups water

2 cups diced onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 cups peeled, chopped carrots
1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley

1 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed

2 Tbsp chopped parsley
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
6 Tbsp croutons, any variety

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postheadericon Easy Pasta Salad

3.00 avg. rating (84% score) - 1 vote

Easy Pasta Salad is a delicious recipe for either a meal or as a side. The only cooking is for the pasta itself. Summary: Tricolored pasta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, black olives, cheese and red onions are combined with salad dressing and refrigerated. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (8) servings. Easy Pasta Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.easy-pasta-salad
Refrigeration Time: 1 Hour.
Total Time: 1-/2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

3 cups tri-colored rotini pasta, cooked, cooled
1 cup Feta cheese crumbles
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumbers
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup finely chopped red onions

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postheadericon Chicken Caesar Salad

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

Chicken Caesar Salad is an easy and quick (25) minute grilling recipe for a delicious spring or summer meal. Grilled chicken is layered over the top of Romaine lettuce and tomatoes, well seasoned with creamy Caesar salad dressing drizzled on top. This is also a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (2) servings. Chicken Caesar Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 12-15 Minutes.
Total Time: 22-25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tsp olive oil
1/8 tsp dried basil
1/8 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp garlic salt, optional
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
4 cups torn Romaine lettuce
1 small tomato, thinly sliced
Creamy Caesar salad dressing
Caesar salad croutons, optional
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postheadericon Easy Crockpot Beef Stew

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

Easy Crockpot Beef Stew is a delicious,  Italian-style slow cooker recipe that takes from 4-8 hours of cooking time. Main Ingredients: beef, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, zucchini, onions, garlic and basil. May be served over brown rice if desired. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Easy Crockpot Beef Stew will be loved by all of your family, freasy-crockpot-beef-stewiends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-8 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-stick cooking spray
(1 lb) boneless beef stew meat,
cut in bite-size pieces

3 Tbsp flour
(1 lb) sweet potatoes, peeled, cut in (1″) pieces
1 (28 oz) can no-salt diced tomatoes, undrained
1 zucchini, cut in (1″) thick slices
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fat-free, low-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup A.1. steak sauce or similar brand
1 Tbsp dried basil leaves
Hot Cooked Brown rice, optional
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