Fifteen Minute Bean Soup

Fifteen Minute Bean Soup Makes 8, One Cup Servings Ingredients:  1 can low-sodium tomatoes, diced 1 can low-sodium great northern beans, rinsed and drained 1 small onion, diced 1 can low sodium chicken broth (or 2 cups of water and one bouillon cube) 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 10 ounce package frozen spinach ½ cup … Read More


Fresh-Made Salsa

Makes 2 cups Ingredients ½ medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon lime juice, or juice from half a lime 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained, liquid reserved or 1 ½ cups chopped fresh tomatoes ½ teaspoon cumin Directions Rinse and cut onion, pepper, cilantro, … Read More


Cabbage Meat Skillet Dish

Serves: 10 Serving size: 1 cup Ingredients: ·       1  pound ground turkey ·       1 medium onion, finely chopped ·       1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce, low sodium ·       1 cup water ·       ¼ tsp black pepper ·       ½ teaspoon of your favorite seasoning mix (Italian, Asian, Curry, Greek, etc) ·       1 medium head cabbage, about … Read More


Chicken Pitas

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 pita Ingredients 1/2 cup spinach leaves, washed 1/2 cup seedless grapes, each grape cut in half 1/2 cup chopped cooked chicken breast, cold 1/4 cup shredded slaw mix–can use shredded carrots and green and red cabbage in place of slaw mix 1 tablespoon green onion, sliced 2 tablespoons fat-free … Read More


Chunky Chili

Ingredients 1/2 pound ground meat (optional) 1 onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 can (10.5 oz.) white beans 1 can (10.5 oz.) red beans 1 can (10.5 oz.) black beans 1 can (10.5 oz.) low-sodium diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 … Read More


Corn, Sweet Onion, and Tomato Salad

Makes 10 servings Ingredients 3 cans corn, whole-kernel (11-ounce cans) 2 large tomatoes, diced 1 large sweet onion, cut into thin strips 1 bunch cilantro, minced 2 limes, juiced 1/3 cup rice vinegar Salt to taste Directions In a large bowl, combine corn, tomatoes, sweet onion, and cilantro. Squeeze lime juice over mixture and mix … Read More


Baked Potato with Cheesy Vegetables

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 potato Ingredients 1 cup chopped broccoli 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots 1 tablespoon margarine 1 tablespoon flour 3/4 cup fat-free milk 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar (or other low-fat) cheese 4 potatoes Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Scrub and bake potatoes in oven for 1 … Read More


Fiesta Salad

Makes 8 servings Serving Size: 1/2 cup Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can black-eyed peas or black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15-ounce) can yellow corn, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup chopped green or red bell pepper 1/2 to 1 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup vegetable or olive oil 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup vinegar (white, cider, … Read More


Colorful Coleslaw

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cups green cabbage, shredded 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, grated 1/2 cup bell pepper, finely chopped Directions Mix together honey, vegetable oil, vinegar, and pepper in … Read More


Pablo’s Salsa

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 3 tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 2 green bell peppers, finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons lime juice 4 cups corn chips Directions Mix all ingredients except chips together. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with corn chips. … Read More


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