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Posts Tagged ‘mexican’

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


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 Mexican Pork Stew

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

Mexican Pork Stew is a delicious, easy and quick (45) minute recipe for a spicy, Mexican pork and vegetable stew. Main ingredients: pork tenderloin, onions, bell peppers, hominy and tomatoes. It is well seasoned with: Cumin, oregano, ancho chili powder, salt and garlic. This is also a low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/3) cup serving size. Mexican Pork Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.mexican-pork-stew

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.


2 tbsp ancho chile powder
2 tsp dried oregano
1-1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
(1-1/2 lbs)pork tenderloin, trimmed,
cut in 1/2″ pieces

1 tbsp olive oil, divided
2 cups chopped onion
1-1/2 cups chopped green bell pepper
1 tbsp minced garlic
2-1/2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
1 (28 oz) can golden hominy, drained
1 (14.5 oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
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postheadericon Vegetarian Nachos

4.57 avg. rating (90% score) - 7 votes

Vegetarian Nachos is a quick 15 minute recipe for a delicious appetizer or snack. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, diabetic, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus recipe. Ingredients include: veggie crumbles, shredded cheese, tomatoes, peppers and salsa with tortilla chips. Easy, delicious and very healthy. What more could you ask for? Makes 2 servings. Vegetarian Nachos will be loved by all of your family and friends. vegetarian-nachos

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes.

1 cup frozen ground veggie crumbles,
(Such as: “Boca” brand)

1/4 cup thick & chunky salsa
(14) no-salt-added tortilla chips (2 oz)
2 tbsp 2% Mexican style finely shredded four cheese blend
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp chopped jalapeño peppers

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postheadericon Spicy Chicken Chili

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

Spicy Chicken Chili is an easy and delicious recipe that is FIERY HOT, with Chipotle and jalapeno peppers, loaded with spices, beans and corn Not a diet recipe but calculates to a WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus per serving. Makes 8 Servings. Spicy Chicken Chili will be loved by all those who like it spicy hot.spicy-chicken-chili

Prep Time: 15 Minutes:
Cooking Time: 45 to 50 Minutes.


2 tbsp butter
(20 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp lemon pepper
1 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp garlic salt
2 (14 oz) cans chicken broth
2 (15 oz) cans pinto beans with jalapeños
2 (11 oz) cans white shoepeg or Niblets corn
1 to 2 tsp chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
2 bay leaves
2 tbls lime juice
2 tbls sugar
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Finely chopped red bell pepper, optional


1. Melt butter in a large saucepan until sizzling; add chicken, onion, cumin, lemon pepper, oregano and garlic salt.  Cook over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink; add chicken broth, pinto beans, shoepeg corn, chipotle chiles and bay leaves. Continue cooking 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes.

2. Remove bay leaves just before serving; stir in lime juice, sugar and cilantro. Top each serving with chopped red bell peppers if desired.

YIELD: About 8 Servings.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ =(7) per 1/8 recipe serving.

Calories: 320, Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 1070mg, Carbohydrates: 41g, Fiber: 7g, Protein: 25g

Original recipe and image from Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/480/fiery-hot-chicken-chili

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postheadericon Slow Cooker Beef Chili

4.90 avg. rating (94% score) - 10 votes

Slow Cooker Beef Chili is an easy, delicious, hearty and healthy recipe for spicy chili. NOTE: {You’ll need a 3-1/2 or 4 quart size slow cooker for this recipe}. Ingredients include: Ground beef, black beans, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and garlic. It is also well seasoned. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Cooking Time: 4-5 hours on HIGH or 8-10 Hours on LOW. Makes: (8) Servings. Slow Cooker Beef Chili will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time:
4-5 hours on HIGH or 8-10 hours on LOW


3/4 lb ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained

3/4 cup canned beef broth
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp paprika
Toasted baguette slices (optional)
Sliced green onions (optional)

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