Friday, June 26, 2009

Santa Fe Ravioletti Soup

prep 3 minutes
cook 12 minutes

2 (14 oz) cans fat free, chicken broth
1 (7 oz) package 3-cheese ravioletti (I use Buitoni)
1 (16 oz) container refridgerated salsa
1 (15 oz) can no salt added black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (10 oz) package diced cooked chicken (I use Tyson)
1 tsp bottled minced garlic
reduced fat sour cream

Bring broth to a boil in large saucepan over high heat. Add ravioletti, and cook 3 minutes. Stir in salsa and next 3 ingredients. Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.

Ladle soup into bowls; top with sour cream if desired.

1 1/4 cup soup is a serving at 234 calories.
4 Weight Watchers Points

Beef & Asparagus Stir-Fry

prep 7 minutes
cook 7 minutes

1/2 pound lean boneless top sirloin steak
3/4 pound asparagus spears
cooking spray
1 cup presliced mushrooms
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1/4 cup soy sauce
brown rice

Trim fat from steak; cut into 1/8 inch this slices, and set aside.

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Cut asparagus diagonally into 1 inch pieces, set aside.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add beef; stir-fry 3 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Remove meat from pan, and keep warm.

Reheat pan over medium-high heat. Recoat with cooking spray. Add asparagus, mushrooms, crushed red pepper; stir-fry 3 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Retern beef to pan; and soy sauce, and stir fry 1 minute.

Serve over brown rice.

1/2 cup of stir-fry and 1/2 cup of rice is a serving at 322 calories.
6 Points on Weight Watchers

Green Chili-Black Bean Chicken

prep 3 mins
cook 9 mins

cooking spray
1 1/2 lb chicken breast tenders, cut into bite size pieces.
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 (4.5 ounce) can chopped green chiles, undrained
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup sour cream

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high head. Coat pan with cooking spray.

Add chicken to pan; coat with cooking spray, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 7 minutes or until done, stirring occasionally.

Add black beans, tomatoes, and green chiles to chicken. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle cilantro over chicken mixture, and top with sour cream before serving.

1 1/2 cups chicken mixture and 1 tbsp sour cream is a serving at 252 calories.
4 Points for Weight Watchers
(I served mine over brown rice.)