Tag: Dinner

Apple avocado salad

3 cups fresh greens (we like the spring greens package with spinach in it) 1 apple, cut into cubes 1 medium avocado, cubed 1/2 cup croutons 1/2 cucumber, sliced 1/3 cup salad dressing (creamy or house italian) Toss the salad dressing into the greens first and then add other...

Carnitas Meal from Cafe Rio

Shredded Pork 4-6 lbs pork loin 1 16 oz jar salsa 1 can coke (optional) 2 cups brown sugar Directions Put everything in a crock pot and cook on high for 2 hours. Turn to low for about 4-5 hours more. Open it and shred meat and cook on...

Pot Stickers

1/2 pound of ground pork 1/2 medium head of cabbage, finely chopped 1 green onion OR  1/2 small white onion, finely chopped 2 slices fresh ginger root, finely chopped 1 can of sliced water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white sugar 1 tsp sesame...

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Fried Chicken 3-4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes 2 1/4 cups self-rising flour (To make your own self-rising flour use this equation: 1 cup flour + 1 1/2 tsp baking powder + 1/2 tsp salt) 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground white pepper...

Julie’s White Bean Chicken Chili

Ingredients: 6 cans white beans (or great Northern beans) 1 1/2 tsp garlic 2 tsp cumin 4 cups diced cooked chicken 1 1/2 tsp oregano 2 cans fat-free chicken broth 2 onions, chopped 2 cans chopped chiles 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp white pepper 24 oz fat-free sour...

Jane’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

FOR THE BROTH: 4 Chicken breasts 1/2 onion 1 celery stalk, cut in half 1 carrot, cut in half 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled (or substitute 6 cups canned broth for this part with the chicken) Place chicken, the 1/2 onion, celery, carrot, and the 2 garlic cloves in a...

Baked Ziti

Ingredients: • Ziti shells (can substitute with other pasta) • Spaghetti sauce • 1.5 TBS olive oil • 1 onion • 1 chopped red bell pepper • 1-2 cups chopped broccoli • 1 cup chopped carrots • 1 cup chopped celery • ½- ¾ cup grated parmesan cheese (can...

Catherine’s Spicy Chicken soup – Sarah Style

3 Tbsp canola oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts chopped into small chunks 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 2 Tbsp dried parsley 3 Tbsp chili powder 5 cups of chicken broth 1 can of Rotel tomatoes,...

Meatloaf

1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped fine 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 4 tsp cider vinegar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup milk, plus extra as needed 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp Worcestershire 1 tsp salt...

Cliffie’s Casserole

Ingredients: stuffing mix frozen vegetable mix (broccoli, carrots, red and yellow bell peppers) cooked chicken or turkey french onions creme of chicken soup milk Prepare: Make stuffing mix according to package directions cook the frozen vegetables according to package cut up cooked chicken or turkey in a glass casserole...

Quick Pizza Crust

Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp) 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 2 1/2 cups bread flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a medium...

Chili

Ingredients 2 links hot sausage 1 link mild sausage 1 ¼ lb. hamburger 3-4 cans of light kidney beans (Joan of Ark) 1 can tomato paste 1 onion McCormack package Chili mix Salt and pepper to taste Directions Pour kidney beans into a large pot and add ½ can...

Asian Lettuce Wraps

PREP TIME – 20 Min COOK TIME – 15 Min READY IN – 35 Min 16 Boston Bibb or butter lettuce leaves 1 pound lean ground beef 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 2...

Thai Chicken Panang Curry

3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2-3 fresh green or any variety of bell peppers and/or zucchini. 1 Tbsp oil (canola or vegetable is fine) 1 small can of Panang Curry 3 cans of Coconut Milk 1 ½ Tbsp Fish Sauce 3-4 Tbsp Tamarind Juice 2 ½ Tbsp sugar *1...

Mexican Chicken

Ingredients one whole chicken salt pepper 4 tbsp oil 3 large onions chopped 3 cloves garlic 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1/4 tsp marjoram 3/4 cup red wine or broth 2 cups chicken broth or bouillon 1 cup blanched almonds 1/2 cup sliced stuffed green olives 1 tbsp chili powder...

Beef Tacos

Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, minced 3 garlic cloves minced 2 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper salt 1 lb 90% lean ground beef 1/2 cup smooth canned tomato sauce 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 tsp...

Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Ingredients Breaded Chicken strips cooked in oven tortilla shells lettuce blue cheese dressing buffalo sauce Directions Bake Breaded chicken strips in oven. Cut into strips. Assemble into tortilla shells with buffalo sauce, lettuce, and blue Cheese dressing....

Italian Turkey and Spaghetti Squash Pie

Servings: 6 Preparation Time: 18 min Cooking Time: 60 min Props to Weight Watchers for the recipe Ingredients 1 medium raw spaghetti squash 1/2 pound(s) lean ground turkey 2 tsp olive oil 1 small onion(s), chopped 1 medium garlic clove(s), minced 29 oz canned diced tomatoes, undrained 1 tsp...

Hamburger Soup

Ingredients 1 pound hamburger 1 ‘thing’ of Publix Mild Sausage 1 can of water (using 16 oz tomato can) 2 (32 oz) cartons of beef broth 5 medium carrots, chopped 2 medium stalks celery, chopped about 8 small new potatoes chopped 1 cup chopped cabbage 1 cup chopped green...

Black Bean Burgers

Prep time 40 min Makes 4 patties 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces 1/2 onion, cut into wedges 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 egg (I use 2 eggs to make sure the patties don’t fall apart.) 1...