Black Bean & Sweet Potato Quesadillas (7 Points)

Ingredients
2 Fat free flour tortillas

1/2 pound Sweet potato
1/4 cup Black beans drained
1/4 cup Reduced Fat Cheddar cheese
Chili powder to taste
Cilantro to taste
Salt to taste
Cooking Spray as required

Instruction

Peel sweet potato and chop into small pieces. Boil for about 10 minutes or until very soft. Drain and mash with a potato masher.

Lay out one tortilla. Cover with 1/4 cup mashed sweet potato, 1/4 cup black beans, 1/4 cup cheese, and salt, chili powder, and cilantro to taste. Cover with second tortilla.

Spray frying pan with a little fat-free cooking spray and fry your quesadilla a few minutes on each side, until cheese is melted and beans are heated through.

From:

http://shadesofjaim.com/recipes/blackbeansweetpota

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.

Crock Pot Chicken Jambalaya (7 Points)

(Serves 6)
Ingredients

1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast uncooked, cubed
3 cups fat free chicken broth
3/4 cups water
1 -1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
4 oz. reduced fat smoked turkey sausage diced
1/2 cup celery thinly sliced
1/2 cup onion chopped
1/2 cup green pepper chopped
2 tsp Cajun seasoning
2 garlic cloves minced
1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce (optional)
1 bay leaf
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) no-salt diced tomatoes, undrained


Instructions

In a large nonstick skillet, sauté chicken 2-3 minutes.
Stir together remaining ingredients in slow cooker.
Add sautéed chicken.
Cover. Cook on high 6 hours.

(from Fix It and Forget It Lightly)

Jaime’s Savory Stuffed Shells (7 Points)

I would like to thank Jaime from http://shadesofjaim.com/recipes/stuffedshells.html for giving me permission to post this fantastic recipe and picture!)stuffedshells.jpg

Ingredients:

* 16 jumbo pasta shells
* 2 cups broccoli, chopped very small
* 1 cup mushrooms, chopped very small
* 1 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
* 1¼ cup part-skim mozzarella cheese
* 1 cup pasta sauce or 1 cup diced tomatoes *
* 1 egg white
* 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
* 1 tsp oregano
* 1 tsp basil
* 1 tsp black pepper

*Using diced tomatoes instead of tomato sauce will save you 1 point per serving.

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 375ºF.

Boil pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

Steam broccoli with a little water, covered in microwave, for about 6 minutes. Drain well and pat dry.

Combine broccoli, mushrooms, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, egg white, garlic, oregano, basil, and pepper. Stir together until well blended. Pour 1/2 cup pasta sauce or tomatoes over bottom of 8×8 square baking pan. Spoon 1 round tablespoon of filling into each shell and place open-side up in an even layer in the pan. Pour remaining sauce or tomatoes over and around shells. Cover pan with foil. Bake at 375ºF for about 25 minutes until heated through, and serve.

Yields: 16 shells (4 servings of 4 shells each)

Slow Cooker Beef Enchiladas (7 Points)

(Serves 6)

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1 Black beans
1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies undrained
1 small Tomato soup
1 pkg enchilada sauce (dry mix) (taco sauce mix works well too)
1/3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 Ounces shredded low fat cheese
6 flour tortillas (2 points each)


Instructions

In a skillet, cook beef, onion and green pepper until beef is browned. Drain. In a bowl, add all other ingredients except for the tortillas and stir. In a crockpot, layer about 3/4 beef mixture, then a tortilla. Repeat layers with all 6 tortillas. Cover and cook on low for 5-7 hrs or until heated through. (you can also cut up tortillas and stir into mixture)

Chicken Alfredo Pizza (7 Points)

(Serves 6)
Ingredients

 

1 cup Chicken breast sliced
1 cup frozen chopped collard greens or spinach thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 garlic clove minced
1 (1-pound) Italian cheese-flavored thin pizza crust (such as Boboli)
1/2 cup light Alfredo sauce (such as Contadina)
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded fontina cheese
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Instructions
Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine the first 6 ingredients; toss well. Spread Alfredo sauce evenly over crust; top with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and red pepper. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until crust is crisp. Cut into 6 wedges.

(from Cooking Light)