Easy Salisbury Steak

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This was super easy and tasted pretty darn good. I served it with mashed cauliflower and spicy butternut.  If I haven’t put that recipe up yet I’ll need to. It’s another good one.

Easy Salisbury Steak

1 egg

1/3 c. finely diced onion

½ c. Panko

½ tsp black pepper

Smoked salt, to taste

Dash garlic powder

1 lb ground beef, 95% fat free

1 envelope onion soup mix

1 ½ c. water

In a large bowl, combine egg, onion, Panko, black pepper, salt, garlic powder and ground beef. Form into 5 patties. Cook patties in a large skillet until done. Remove from skillet and add onion mix and water; bring to a boil. Add patties and coat with onion mixture.

Yield: 5 servings.

 

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DDD Review #5 – Tutta’s Pizza, Dallas TX

DDD Review #5 Tutta’s Pizza  8/11/18

So this rainy Saturday Hubby and I decided to try out another DDD restaurant. He decided on Pizza and we journeyed down I35E.  Located in what appears to be an old warehouse or something in West End it has kept the feel and uniqueness and added everything needed to make it a cool hang out. We ordered a large Durty Dough Pizza. If you are looking for cheap pizza, this is not the place. But oh my! If you are looking for something unique and delicious you really need to try Tutta’s. Smoked pulled pork, chicken, brisket and bacon, chopped serrano peppers, mozzarella and Tutta’s special BBQ sauce. Delicious! It’s a thin doughy crust. My first bite I get a taste of perfectly smoked meat, mozzarella, bacon and little of that serrano. It’s not spicy hot, just good.  Then you notice the mozzarella and the light sauce. Hubby says, “You know what I like about the sauce? It’s not overwhelming so you can still taste all the fun stuff.”  Mmmmmm…and it was LARGE. We brought some home. Bet it doesn’t make it til tomorrow.  🙂

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Creamy Chicken Artichoke Pasta

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This came together quickly and it was delicious!

Creamy Chicken Artichoke Pasta

1/3 c. diced onion

2 c. diced cooked chicken breast

Salt and pepper, to taste

½ tsp garlic powder

1 c. fat free chicken broth

1 c. water

½ c. fat free half and half

1 tsp chicken bouillon

6 oz Smart Taste spaghetti

1 oz veggie cream cheese

¼ c. grated Parmesan cheese

2 Laughing Cow Asiago cheese wedges

15 oz can quartered artichoke hearts, drained

4 oz fresh baby spinach, chopped or torn

Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Saute’ onion and add chicken, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Add broth, water, half and half, bouillon and spaghetti. Bring to a boil and cover; reduce heat and simmer until pasta is done. Add cheeses, artichokes, and spinach.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving 462 Calories; 12g Fat (23.0% calories from fat); 43g Protein; 48g Carbohydrate; 11g Dietary Fiber; 92mg Cholesterol; 478mg Sodium.

 

Beef Stroganoff Soup

I’m not a fan of cooked mushrooms but Hubby loved this soup.

Beef Stroganoff Soup

1 lb ground beef, 90/10

½ c. diced onion

8 oz sliced mushrooms

½ tsp garlic powder

Salt and pepper, to taste

2 TB tomato paste

1 TB Worcestershire sauce

14 oz can fat free beef broth

3 c. water

2 tsp beef bouillon

2 c. egg noodles

1/3 c. nonfat Greek yogurt 

In large sauce pan, brown ground beef with onion; add mushrooms. Add garlic powder, salt, pepper, tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce; combine well.  Add broth, water, bouillon and egg noodles.  Simmer until noodles are done and stir in yogurt and serve.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving= 329 Calories; 20g Fat (52.5% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 83mg Cholesterol; 329mg Sodium.

Spicy Black Bean Patties

The original recipe called for sweet potato but I opted to use butternut squash as it is currently zero WW points. I encourage you to play with the spices to flavor as you like.

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Spicy Black Bean Patties
1/3 c. diced onion
dash garlic powder
1/4 c. diced tamed jalapeno (or use the real deal, to taste)
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
salt and pepper, to taste
2 c. diced butternut squash, cooked and softened
48 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 egg
1/2 c. panko

Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl; mix well.  Place large spoonfuls in to large skillet sprayed with cooking spray. Smash balls into patties and lightly brown on each side.

Yield: 8-9 patties.

Yellow Birdfeeder

I’m not positive I’ll be able to keep hanging it this way as it is tilting a little.  I may have to get more chain and create a “basket” for it to sit in (2 longer pieces of chain that will make an X underneath and come up to the top and gather in a carabiner).  But it’s pretty cute.

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