Grilled Asian Pork Chops (4 Points)

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Ingredients

6 tablespoons Low Sodium Soy Sauce
1 teaspoon Pepper
2 teaspoons Toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons Lime Juice
6 each Boneless Center Cut Pork Loin

Instructions
Combine all the ingredients. Marinate the pork in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes. Grill for 3 – 4 minutes on each side or until done.


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Summer Corn, Bacon and Potato Chowder (4 points)

Ingredients

1 medium Yukon Gold potato
1 sprays cooking spray
1/2 cup celery
1/4 cup onion
4 piece corn on the cob
1 cup sweet red pepper
4 oz Canadian-style bacon
2 cup fat-free skim milk
1/2 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce

Instructions
* Puncture potato in several places with a fork; microwave on high power until tender, turning over once, about 8 minutes. Allow to cool; peel and mash.

* Meanwhile, coat a large saucepan with cooking spray. Add celery, onion, corn and red pepper; sauté over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.

* Stir bacon and milk into saucepan; stir in mashed potato and mix well. Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce; stir to combine. Cover and simmer 10 minutes (do not allow to boil). Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.

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Moroccan Chickpea Chili (4 Points)

(serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup prechopped onion
3/4 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons no-salt-added tomato paste
2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes undrained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

 

Instructions
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, carrot, and garlic to pan; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in cumin and next 7 ingredients (through red pepper); cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add 1 1/2 cups water, tomato paste, chickpeas, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in cilantro and juice.

 

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Chicken Cacciatore (4 Points)

10 Servings

Ingredients

2 lbs uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 chopped bell pepper (I used Kroger’s Recipe Beginnings Triple Pepper Blend)
1 chopped onion
12 oz. can chopped tomatoes
6 oz. can tomato paste
12 oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. dried basil (I used Trader Joe’s frozen basil cubes)
1/2 tsp. garlic powder (I used Trader Joe’s frozen garlic cubes)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Instructions
1. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker.
2. Cover. Cook on low 8 hours.
3. Serve over rice or pasta.

(Please note that this is only four points without the rice or pasta. It can also be gluten free if served over rice.)

adapted from Fix It and Forget It Lightly

Oriental Pepper Steak (4 Points)

Yields: 6 Servings

Ingredients

1 teaspoon Canola Oil
1 pound Flank Steak trimmed & cut into strips
1 Onion sliced
1 Green pepper sliced
1/2 Yellow bell pepper sliced
1/2 Orange bell pepper sliced
2 tablespoons Reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1 3/4 cups Beef broth


Instructions
1. Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over high heat unitl a drop of water sizzles. Add the oil, swirl to coat the pan, then add the steak. Stir-fry until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
2. Add the onion and bell peppers to the skillet. Reduce the heat and cook, covered, until the vegetables are softened, about 6 minutes. Uncover and stir-fry until the vegeatbles are browned, about 4 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce and cornstarch in a medium bowl until smooth; whisk in the broth. return the steak to the skillet, along with the soy sauce mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce boils and thickens, about 3 minutes.

from WW Stir It Up Cookbook

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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