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postheadericon Skillet Chicken Meal

3.83 avg. rating (82% score) - 6 votes

Skillet Chicken Meal is a quick (25 Minute) and easy recipe for a full meal with tomatoes and spinach. Delicious, quick and also a healthy recipe. It is a (1/2 Carb Choice) Diabetic recipe and also a WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Skillet Chicken Meal will be enjoyed by you and all your family and guests.

INGREDIENTS:skillet-chicken-meal

(1 to 1-1/4 lbs) chicken breast tenderloins
Nonstick cooking spray
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
1 (9 to 10 oz) bag fresh prewashed spinach
2 tbsp finely shredded Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut any large chicken tenderloins in half lengthwise. Coat an unheated 12 inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Cook and stir chicken in hot skillet about 5 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3. Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Remove from heat. Add spinach; toss until wilted. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with the cheese.

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: About 2 cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 170, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Carbohydrates 7g, Cholesterol 68mg, Sodium 265mg, Fiber 3g, Protein 30g

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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 Weight Watchers 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 Tuscan Garbanzo Beans-Pasta Soup

3.67 avg. rating (83% score) - 3 votes

Tuscan Garbanzo Beans-Pasta Soup is a hearty, delicious and also healthy recipe. It includes an herb-infused olive oil as well to drizzle over the top of the soup. loaded with flavor with no meat. It’s low in calories, low in fat and low in cholesterol. Tuscan Garbanzo Beans-Pasta Soup is also Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Everyone will love it.tuscan-garbanzo-bean-pasta-soup

Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil
1-1/2 tsp marjoram leaves
1/2 tsp Rosemary, crushed
1 clove garlic, minced
2 (16 oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
3-1/2 cups chicken stock
1 (14-1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup water
1 cup ditalini pasta
1 pkg (6 oz) baby spinach or 6 cups sliced spinach leaves
1 recipe “Herb-Infused Olive Oil”

Directions:

1. Heat oil with marjoram, rosemary and garlic in a large saucepot over medium-low heat until fragrant. (Do not allow garlic to brown.) Stir in garbanzo beans, chicken stock, tomatoes and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Meanwhile, cook pasta in boiling salted water as directed on package. Drain well and rinse under cold water.

3. Spoon 1/2 of the garbanzo bean mixture into a blender; cover. With center part of lid removed to let steam escape, blend until smooth. Return puree to saucepot. Stir pasta and spinach into soup. Cook over medium heat until spinach is wilted, stirring occasionally.

4. For the Herb-Infused Olive Oil, heat all ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat 5 minutes. Strain through a small sieve into a small bowl. To serve, ladle soup into serving bowls. Drizzle with Herb-Infused Olive

Herb-Infused Olive Oil
Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil
1 tap basil leaves
1 tsp marjoram leaves
1 pinch ground cayenne pepper

Directions:

Heat all ingredients in small saucepan over low heat 5 minutes. Strain through small sieve into a small bowl. To serve, ladle soup into serving bowls. Drizzle with Herb-Infused Olive Oil.

Yield: 8 servings
Serving Size:  1 cup per serving

WW PointsPlus = 7

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 211, Fat 7g, Cholesterol 3mg, Carbohydrates 30g, Sodium 824mg, Fiber 5g, Protein 7g

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 Weight Watchers 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 Watcher’s 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.