Tasty Query - recipes search engine
  • Easy Stuffed Peppers
    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) […]
  • Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup
    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 […]
  • Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet
    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 […]

Posts Tagged ‘stovetop’

postheadericon Cheeseburger Chowder

3.38 avg. rating (76% score) - 8 votes

Cheeseburger Chowder is a hearty and healthy low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus+ stovetop recipe. Ground beef, tomatoes, onion, and cheese are the main ingredients. Just like your favorite burger but in a bowl. Makes 8 servings. Cheeseburger Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.cheeseburger-chowder

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 lb ground beef
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp flour
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 (14-1/2 oz.) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
3/4 lb (12 oz) Velveeta®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4 tsp sweet pickle relish
40 unsalted tops saltine crackers

Directions:

1. Brown meat with onions in a large saucepan; drain.

2. Stir in flour; cook and stir 2 minutes Add broth in and tomatoes; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in Velveeta; cook and stir 8 to 10 minutes or until Velveeta is completely melted and soup is heated through.

3. Spoon into soup bowls; top with relish. Serve with crackers.

Yield: 8 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup Chowder and 5 crackers per serving

WW Points+ = 7
Carb Choices: About 1-1/2

Tweek It, (optional): You’ll save 40 calories and 5 grams of total fat, including 3 grams of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with lean ground beef and 2% Milk Velveeta this will reduce the Points+ to 6 per serving.

Nutritional Information: (Does not include the optional suggestions)
Calories: 280, Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 50mg, Carbohydrates 21g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 7g, Sodium 1060mg, Protein 18g, Vitamin A 15 %DV, Vitamin C 15 %DV, Calcium 35 %DV, Iron 10 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/cheeseburger-chowder-119196.aspx

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 Beef Stew

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

Tuscan Beef Stew contains the directions for both stovetop and slow cooker, the slow cooker directions will be found toward the end. Tuscan beef stew is a hearty, delicious recipe. Though not a diet recipe; it is WeightWatchers friendly at 8 PointsPlus+ per serving. Enjoy this rich and hearty recipe flavored and spiced with the flavors of Tuscany in this Tuscan Beef Stew.tuscan-beef-stew

Ingredients:

1 tbsp mixed pickling spice
2 tbsp olive oil, divided
2 lbs beef stew meat, trimmed, cut in1 to 1-1/2″ cubes
4 carrots, cut into 1/2 inch slices
1 onion, cut into wedges
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp dried Rosemary leaves, crushed
1 tsp salt
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup beef stock or red wine
1 tbsp flour
8 slices day-old Italian bread, toasted

Directions:

1.  Place the pickling spice in the center of piece of cheesecloth or coffee filter. Tie tightly with long piece of string.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large deep skillet or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add beef in batches; cook until browned on all sides. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil as needed. Return beef to skillet. Add carrots, onion, garlic powder, rosemary and salt. Stir in tomatoes and wine or beef stock. Add pickling spice bundle; cover.

3. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 1-1/2 hours or until beef is tender. Remove pickling spice bundle.

4. To thicken stew, mix flour with 1 tablespoon water in small bowl until smooth. Stir in several tablespoons of the hot liquid from stew, then stir flour mixture into stew. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until stew thickens slightly. To serve, place 1 bread slice in the bottom of each bowl. Spoon stew over bread.

SLOW COOKER DIRECTIONS:
Prepare pickling spice bundle and beef as directed in Steps 1 and 2. Transfer ingredients to slow cooker; cover. Cook 8 hours on LOW or 4 hours on HIGH. Remove pickling spice bundle. Thicken and serve as directed in Step 4.

Yield: 8 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup Stew & 1 Bread slice per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 8

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 326, Fat 10g, Sodium 716mg, Carbohydrates 27g, Cholesterol 70mg, Fiber 3g, Protein 32g

 

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 Hearty Stovetop Minestrone Soup

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

Hearty Stovetop Minestrone Soup is a delicious, healthy low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sugars, vegetarian, diabetic and a WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (5) servings. Hearty Stovetop Minestrone Soup is a delicious recipe everyone will love.

Ingredients:

2 (14-1/2 oz) cans vegetable broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (15-1/2 oz) can kidney beans, drained & rinsed
1 celery rib, choppedhearty-stovetop-minestrone-soup
1 zucchini, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 red potato
1 carrot, peeled & chopped
1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
1/2 cup small shell macaroni, uncooked
2 cups fresh spinach
6 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
Saltine crackers

Directions:

1. Place first 9 ingredients in a stock pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered for 45 minutes.

2. Stir in macaroni and spinach; cook 10 minutes or just until shells are tender.

3. Top each serving with 2 tsp Parmesan. Serve with crackers.

Yield: 10 servings
Serving Size: (1 Cup soup & 5 crackers) per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 210, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 860mg, Fiber 5g, Carbohydrates 32g, Sugars 7g, Protein 8g, Vitamin A 40 %DV, Vitamin C 15 %DV, Calcium 10 %DV, Iron 15 %DV

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 1/2 Fat

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

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.