Shrimp and Corn Chowder
1 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 lbs medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, reserving shells
¼ c. chopped white onion
3 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
14.5 oz fat free chicken broth
¼ c. roasted green chilies, diced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 pound new potatoes, diced
15 oz can corn, drained
1 cup fat free half-and-half
Fresh lime juice, to taste, plus wedges for garnish
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Add butter, onion, garlic, broth, green chilies, cumin, potatoes and corn in 5 quart slow cooker. Cook on high 3-4 hours. Add shrimp, half and half; heat through. Add lime juice and cilantro before serving.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving= 270 Calories; 4g Fat (14.4% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 144mg Cholesterol; 540mg Sodium.
Hominy and Jalapeno Chicken Soup
1 1/2 c. diced roasted chicken
2 cans fat free chicken broth
2 TB diced tamed jalapeno
1 can hominy, drained
1 tsp chili powder
Combine all ingredients in 3 quart slow cooker and cook desired length of time. Everything is already cooked so you can heat through or let it simmer all day.
Yield: 4 servings. Per serving= 196 Calories; 5g Fat (21.1% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 44mg Cholesterol; 678mg Sodium.
It makes a nice sauce. You could eat it as a stew.
1 lb pork stew meat
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp onion powder
1 c. chunky salsa
16 oz can chili beans
1/3 c. sugar free apricot preserves
Combine ingredients in 2 quart slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours. Serve with taco shells or tortillas.
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving= 121 Calories; 5g Fat (32.9% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 38mg Cholesterol; 261mg Sodium.
OMG! This IS yummy!
Yummy Artichoke Dip
14 oz can artichoke hearts, drained
½ cup light mayo
1/2 cups grated parmesan cheese
½ c. reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
1 8z pkg greek cream cheese, softened
4 oz roasted chopped green chilis
Combine all ingredients in a 2 quart crock and cook on high 2 hours. Stir half way through to combine.
Yield: 4 cups. Per ¼ cup serving= 81 Calories; 4g Fat (49.0% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 12mg Cholesterol; 175mg Sodium.
If you like mushrooms you could add those. If I’d had zucchini I would have added a little. You might want to add more water than I did. I like the pasta sticky.
Slow Cooker Spaghetti
8 oz 93% fat free ground turkey
5 oz Smart Taste Spaghetti
24 oz Del Monte spaghetti sauce
1/2 c. water
Brown turkey and add to 2 quart slow cooker. Add spaghetti (break in half) , spaghetti sauce, and water. Cook on high 2-3 hours.
Yield: 4 servings. Per serving= 296 Calories; 6g Fat (17.3% calories from fat); 15g Protein; 47g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 41mg Cholesterol; 710mg Sodium
Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Dip
1 ½ c. diced cooked chicken breast
½ tsp chili powder
½ tsp cumin
8 oz Greek light cream cheese
10 oz green enchilada sauce
4 oz diced green chilies
1 ½ c. shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
Add all ingredients to 2 quart slow cooker and cook on low 3 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.
Yield: 12 servings. Per serving= 143 Calories; 8g Fat (48.0% calories from fat); 14g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 37mg Cholesterol; 292mg Sodium.