Sunday, September 21, 2008

Favorite WW Recipes

Crustless Pumpkin Pie
entire pie is 4 points


15 oz can pumpkin (not filling)
1/2 cup EggBeaters
1 1/2 cup skim milk
3/4 cup Splenda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Beat all ingredients together until smooth; put in pie pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake at 400ºF for 15 minutes, then at 375ºF for 45
minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.


GLOP
26oz jar of any salsa (I use Great Value brand from Walmart)

1 pound extra lean ground turkey, cooked, broken up as for tacos etc

1 cup cooked rice (the following values are for brown rice as that's all that I had)

24 oz carton fat free cottage cheese

Throw it all together in a bowl and stir!
That's it! We like to eat it wrapped in a tortilla or with tortilla chips. It's good hot or cold.

Nutritional Values
Makes 17 - 1/2cup (120g) servings
Per serving:
105 calories
.7g fat
.9 fiber
12g protein
2 Points


TACO SOUP ( 1 pt. for 1 cup)

1/2-pound turkey or 90% lean ground beef, buffalo, or Morning Star Crumbles
48 oz V-8
1 can kidney beans--drained
1 can garbanzo beans--drained (I just use 2 cans kidney beans total for beans)
1 can corn--drained
1 can diced tomatoes
1 package taco seasoning mix

1/4 Cup brown sugar (optional)

Brown the ground turkey or beef. Drain off any fat. Add remaining ingredients and simmer or cook in a crock-pot on low. I like to add water up to the top of the pot because I get more servings (at least 10). Serve with desired condiments: diced onion, grated cheese, sour cream, taco chips, etc (but add extra points for those) .

POINTS: 2 pts for 2 cup serving

Easy Ziti

POINTS | 7
Servings | 6

Ingredients:

16 ounces Prego Trad. Spag. Sauce
1/2 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
1 pound uncooked ziti
1/2 cup fat-free mozzarella

Instructions:

Preheat broiler. Mix spag. sauce and ricotta until smooth. Cook Ziti, drain and stir into sauce. Spread int 9x13 metal dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil until the cheese is golden brown, 3-5 minutes.

Cola Chicken

4 points per serving, 4 servings

4 Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breast
1 cup Catsup
1 - 12 oz can Diet Coke
Put chicken in a non-stick frying pan. Pour catsup over chicken, then the diet coke.
Boil. Cover and reduce heat. Cook 45 minutes. Uncover. Increase heat and continue to cook until sauce thickens.

Chicken with Spicy Marmalade Glaze
Makes 4 servings
5 points per serving

1/2 cup orange marmalade
2 green onions chopped
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 (4 oz) skinless boneless chicken breasts (can use frozen chicken)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup diet Sprite or Mountian Dew
Spray a pan with nonstick spray.
Mix together the marmalade, green onions, mustand, lemon juice, crushed red pepper and salt in a small bowl.
Place the chicken in the pan cover with marmalade mixture, add Sprite, cover and cook over med heat until chicken is done. Remove the lid and cook until mixture is thickened.
Serve with rice.

Molasses-Glazed Ham Steak (Main Dish)
4 servings, 5 points per serving
3T molasses
2T packed brown sugar
1T Dijon mustard
2t cider vinegar
1 one pound ham steak (fat trimmed)
Spray pan with cooking spray, set to med high heat. Put ham in the pan, brush with sauce mixture, about 4 min on each side.


Sour Cream Salsa Chicken Recipe
Serving Size : 4
4 WW points per serving

4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
1 package reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix
1 cup salsa
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup light sour cream

Spray the crockpot with cooking spray. Add the chicken breasts. Sprinkle with Taco Seasoning. Top with salsa. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. When ready to serve, remove the chicken from the pot. Place about 2 T cornstarch in a small amount of water. Stir well. Stir the cornstarch mixture into salsa sauce. Stir in 1/4 cup of sour cream.

Spaghetti Pie

6 ounces uncooked spaghetti (12 points)
5 Tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese (5 points)
1/2 cup egg substitute ( 2 points)
12 ounces boca burger crumbles ( 6 points)
1 med. onion, chopped
1/2 med. green pepper, chopped
1 & 1/2 cups light spaghetti sauce ( 6 points)
1 cup fat-free cottage cheese ( 3 points)
1/4 cup shredded fat free mozzarella cheese ( 3 points)

Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain well and cool to room temp. In a bowl, combine the spaghetti, parmesan cheese, and egg sub.Transfer to a 9" pie plate coated with non-stick spray and form into a crust; set aside.
In a nonstick skillet over med. heat, cook onion and green pepper for 5 minutes, add boca crumbles; drain. Add spghetti sauce; heat through. Spread cottage cheese over spaghetti crust; top with boca mixture. Bake uncovered at 350 for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese melts. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
Yield 6 serving
Points per serving 6

Crazy Pizza
Makes 6 servings (4.5 points)

Ingredients

8 oz lean beef or turkey (90%)
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms (one 2.5 oz jar), drained
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup sliced ripe olives (optional)
1 3/4 Hunt's Tomato sauce - 15 oz can
1 tbsp sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet (optional)
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1 can Pillsbury refrigerated buttermilk biscuits - 7.5 oz can
1/3 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
1/3 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with olive-flavored
cooking spray. In a large skillet sprayed with olive-flavored cooking spray,
brown meat. Add mushrooms, green pepper, onion and olives. Mix well to combine.
Stir in tomato sauce, Sugar Twin, and Italian seasoning. Remove skillet from heat.
Separate biscuits and cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. Gently stir biscuit pieces into
meat mixture. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle
shredded Cheddar and mozzarella cheese evenly over the top. Continue baking until
cheese melts, about 10 minutes. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set 5 minutes.

Crockpot Lasagne

1 lb ground beef or turkey, browned
28 oz can diced tomatoes
5 1/2 ounce can tomato paste
1 cup fat free cottage cheese
2 cups part skim milk mozzarella cheese
2 teaspoons sugar substitute
1 teaspoon parsley
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic
1/4 teaspoon basil
8 ounces lasagna noodles (broken in small pieces)

Spray crockpot with cooking spray.
Combine all in crockpot, cook on low 7-9 hours.


SMOTHERED CHICKEN WITH PIEROGIES

1 dozen Mrs. T's frozen Potato and Cheddar Cheese pierogies
1 can (10 3/4 oz) low-fat cream of chicken soup
1 can (4 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
1 cup frozen peas
2 cups cubed or shredded cooked chicken

Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Thaw pierogies in boiling water for 5 minutes, drain, and place in casserole dish.

In a large saucepan, combine soup, mushrooms, peas and chicken. Cook, stirring, about 5 minutes or until heated through. Pour over pierogies. Bake 15 minutes.

4 servings, 7 POINTS each

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