Aw Maw’s Potatoes (5 Points)

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Ingredients
2 pounds unpeeled baking potatoes
Cooking spray
1/6 cup butter
1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
1/2 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese shredded
1 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
Place potatoes in a Dutch oven, and cover with water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Cover and chill. Preheat oven to 350°. Peel and shred the potatoes. Place in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the milk, 1/2 cup cheese, salt, and pepper. Cook 8 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring occasionally. Pour over potatoes, and stir gently. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until cheese melts.
(Cooking Light)

Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes (7 Points)

Yields: 8 Servings

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 pounds Chicken breast cut into 8 servings
2 cloves Garlic minced
1/2 cup White wine
1 1/2 cups Chicken Stock fat-free, low sodium
1 teaspoon Dried basil
1/2 cup Sun-dried tomatoes cut into slivers


Instructions
1. Heat oil in skillet. Add several pieces of chicken at a time. Brown evenly.
2. Transfer chicken to slow cooker as it finishes browning.
3. Add all ingredients except the sun-dried tomatoes to the skillet. Bring to a boil. Scrape up any bits fromthe bottom of the pan.
4. Pour over chicken. Scatter tomatoes over the top.
5. Cover and cook on low 4-6 hours.

Pulled Pork (4 Points)

Ingredients

1 can (12 oz) Diet Coke
1 large Pork Tenderloin
1 Onion chopped
1 cup Ketchup
1 teaspoon Garlic powder
1 package Rolls


Instructions

Put all the ingredients in a crock pot. Cook on high for 4-5 hours. Pull the pork apart and place it on a bun or roll. Enjoy!

4 pts for the pork. The roll needs to be calculated seperately.

Skinny Chimichangas (4 points)

Ingredients

1/2 pound Ground turkey
1 Onion chopped
1 Garlic minced
2 teaspoons Chili powder
1 teaspoon Oregano
1/2 teaspoon Cumin
8 ounces Tomato sauce
2 tablespoons Green chili
1/2 cup Reduced Fat Cheddar cheese shredded
4 Fat free flour tortillas


Instructions
Preheat the oven to 400. Spray a nonstick baking sheet with nonstick spray; set aside.

Spray a medium nonstick skillet with nonstick spray; set over medium-high heat. Add the turkey, onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano, and cumin.

Cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon until browned, about 6 minutes.

Stir in the tomato sauce and the the chilies; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until the flavors are blended and the mixture thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheddar.

Meanwhile, wrap the tortillas in foil and place in the oven to warm for 10 minutes.

Spoon about 1/2 cup of the filling into the center of each tortillas. Fold in the sides, then roll to enclose the filling.

Place the chimichangas, seam-side down, on a baking sheet. Lightly spray the tops of the tortillas with nonstick spray. Bake until golden and crisp, about 20 minutes. Do not turn.

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Baked Rigatoni with Beef (6.5 points)

Ingredients

4 cups Tomato Sauce
1 pound ground round
4 cups cooked rigatoni (about 2 1/2 cups uncooked pasta)
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
Cooking spray
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Instructions
Preheat oven to 350°.

Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned; stir to crumble. Drain well. Combine beef, rigatoni, Tomato Sauce, and 1 cup mozzarella in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with 1/2 cup mozzarella and Parmesan. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Serving Size = 1 cup

(Cooking Light)

Italian Carrots (3 Points)

(4 servings) Ingredients

2 2/3 cups baby Carrots
1 1/3 teaspoon Olive oil
2/3 teaspoon Dried basil
1/3 teaspoon Dried oregano
1 1/3 teaspoon Butter

Instructions

Cook carrots in butter until tender/crisp. Drain carrots and toss with olive oil, basil, and oregano.

(from BigOven.com)

Garlic Mashed Potatoes (3 Points)


(4 Servings) Ingredients

1 pound Potatoes
2 cups Skim milk
2 large Garlic chopped
1/2 teaspoon White pepper


Instructions

Cover and cook potatoes in a small amount of boiling water for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes. Add garlic-milk mixture and white pepper to potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed or mash with a potato masher until smooth.

Microwave Directions: Scrub potatoes, pat dry, and prick with a fork. On a plate, cook potatoes, uncovered, on 100% (high) power until tender (about 12 minutes), turning potatoes over once. Let stand 5 minutes. Peel and quarter. Meanwhile, in a 4-cup glass measuring cup, combine milk and garlic. Cook, uncovered, on medium heat until garlic is soft (about 4 minutes).

(From healthdiscovery.net)