Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

1 lb large chicken breasts (2 breasts)

4 oz light cream cheese

½ c. frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

½ can artichoke hearts

1 TB ranch dressing powder

Dash garlic powder

1/3 c. shredded parmesan cheese

 

Preheat oven to 450*. Cut a pocket into each breast. Combine cream cheese, spinach, artichokes, ranch powder, garlic powder and parmesan cheese.  Stuff half into each breast and cook 15-20 minutes until no longer pink and juices run clear.

 

Stuffed Pepper Casserole

This was great!

Stuffed Pepper Casserole

1 lb ground beef

1/2 c. diced onion

Dash garlic powder

2 c. diced bell peppers

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

14.5 oz can diced tomatoes

14.5 oz can beef broth

8 oz can tomato sauce

1 TB soy sauce

1 tsp Italian seasoning

1 c. uncooked wild rice

1 1/2 c. shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese

In large saucepan, cook beef, onion and garlic over med-high heat 5 to 7 minutes. Add bell pepper, salt and pepper. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until peppers start to soften. Reduce heat to medium; add tomatoes, broth, tomato sauce, soy sauce and Italian seasoning. Stir until well combined. Heat to boiling. Add uncooked rice and return to boiling. Cover and simmer about 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese.

Yield 6 servings.

 

Italian Pulled Pork

This makes a ton!

 

Italian Pulled Pork

9 lb shoulder butt roast

3 8 oz tomato sauce w/garlic, oregano and basil

1/2 c sliced pepperoncini peppers

1 TB Italian Dressing mix

Place roast in 5 quart slow cooker and top with 8 oz tomato sauce and peppers. Cook on high 10-12 hours. Remove from crock and place in large bowl. Shred meat and add remaining tomato sauces and seasoning.

 

One Pot Mexi Spaghetti

Brian didn’t realize he ate veggie crumbles! He did know it wasn’t beef though.  🙂

One Pot Mexi Spaghetti

12 oz ground beef or veggie beef substitute

1- 2 TB taco seasoning

10 oz Rotel tomatoes w/green chilies

¼ c. tamed jalapenos

6 oz spaghetti pasta

3 c. water

1 c. salsa

½ c. shredded low fat cheddar cheese

½ c. shredded low fat mozzarella cheese

In large saucepan, cook veggie crumbles, taco seasoning and tomatoes.  Add jalapenos, pasta and water; simmer on medium heat.  When water is cooked out, add cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving= 409 Calories; 13g Fat (27.3% calories from fat); 33g Protein; 43g Carbohydrate; 10g Dietary Fiber; 23mg Cholesterol; 1252mg Sodium.

Chicken Jalapeno Poppler Sliders

Yum!!

Chicken Jalapeno Popper Sliders

12 Hawaiian rolls

2 c. cooked, diced chicken breast

4 oz light cream cheese

1/3 c. diced tamed jalapenos

3 slices cooked, crumbled turkey bacon

5 slices thin pepperjack cheese

1 TB butter, melted

Dash garlic powder

 

Preheat oven to 400*. Cut rolls in half and place in 13×9 pan. Combine chicken, cream cheese, jalapenos and bacon; smooth over rolls. Top with pepperjack slices and then the tops of the rolls. In small cup, melt butter with garlic powder. Pour over the rolls. Bake 12-15 minutes.

Yield: 12 sliders. Per slider= 192 Calories; 9g Fat (40.2% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 45mg Cholesterol; 240mg Sodium.

Margarita Chicken

Tastes like summer!

Margarita Chicken

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1/3 cup Tequila

1/3 c. margarita mix

2 tablespoons honey

1-2 teaspoons of Tabasco sauce.

1-1/2 pounds chicken breast or tenders

 

Combine all ingredients in Ziploc bag; refrigerate at least one hour or overnight. Bake at 400* 20 minutes or until done in center.