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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. Ingredients Include: Pork tenderloin, onions, bell peppers, hominy and tomatoes. It is well-seasoned with: Cumin, oregano, ancho chili powder, paprika, salt and garlic. This is also a low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly 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.

INGREDIENTS:

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

4.62 avg. rating (90% score) - 8 votes

Vegetarian Nachos is a quick (15) minute, spicy recipe for a delicious appetizer or snack. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Ingredients include: Veggie crumbles, shredded cheese, tomatoes, peppers and salsa served with tortilla chips. Easy, delicious and very healthy. Makes: (2) servings. Vegetarian Nachos will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.vegetarian-nachos

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

INGREDIENTS:
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 (94% 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.

INGREDIENTS:

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

DIRECTIONS:

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.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
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

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.

 

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

INGREDIENTS:

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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postheadericon Chicken Quesadilla Appetizers

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 6 votes

Chicken Quesadilla Appetizers is an easy, quick, delicious, spicy and cheesy recipe for an appetizer for family and friends. Would be a great appetizer for a TV game watching event, also your favorite Mexican or Tex-Mex dinner.  It is a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus recipe also. Made with chopped chicken, tomato, green onions, Cheddar cheese, and spices that takes only (15) minutes to prepare and only (10) minutes to cook. Makes (12) Servings. Chicken Quesadilla Appetizers will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.chicken-quesadilla-appetizers

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups chopped, cooked chicken
1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped tomato
2 green onions, finely chopped
1-1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic salt
1/2 tsp dried oreagano leaves
8 (8 inch) flour tortillas
Salsa, optional
Sour Cream, optional

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a large bowl mix together the chicken, cheese, tomato, green onions, chili powder, cumin, garlic salt and oregano.

3. Place 4 of the tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet. Spread 1/4 of the chicken mixture evenly on each tortilla. Top with remaining tortillas. Lightly brush with oil.

4. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or just until cheese is melted. Cut each quesadilla into 6 equal size wedges. Serve warm.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with salsa and/or sour cream if desired.

YIELD: 12 servings.
SERVING SIZE: 2 wedges per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4 per serving size.
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 151
Sodium: 381mg
Fat: 7g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Cholesterol: 35mg
Protein: 12g
Fiber: 1g

Original recipe and image from McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Appetizer/Spicy-Chicken-Quesadillas

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.