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8 February, 2015

Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms

Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms
Comments : 2 Posted in : Budget meals, Main Dishes, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 teaspoon trans-fat free margarine ½ onion, finely diced 8 ounce package sliced mushrooms 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 ½ cup low sodium, fat free chicken broth   Sponsored Ads Instructions Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs
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6 February, 2015

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas
Posted in : Appetizers, Budget meals, Ethnic, Lunch, Main Dishes, Mexican, Other, Snacks, Vegetarian on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups white mushrooms, diced 4 cups fresh baby spinach 1 clove garlic, minced Cooking spray ½ cup reduced-fat, mozzarella cheese, shredded ½ cup fat free shredded mozzarella cheese 4 gluten-free whole-grain tortillas (such as LaTortilla factory gluten-free wraps)   Sponsored Ads Instructions Heat the olive oil in a non-stick
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6 February, 2015

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie
Posted in : Beef, Budget meals, Ethnic, Main Dishes, Mexican, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Ingredients: Cooking Spray 20 ounces lean ground turkey (7% fat) 1 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon cayenne powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 (14.5-ounce) can low sodium diced tomatoes ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt ½ cup egg
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23 July, 2014

Quick Black Beans and Rice

Quick Black Beans and Rice
Posted in : Mexican, Other, Other, Rice on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 (8.8-oz.) pouch ready-to-serve Mexican rice 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (4.4-oz.) can chopped green chiles 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Toppings: sour cream, salsa, diced tomato, shredded Cheddar cheese Preparation 1. Cook rice according to package directions. 2. Combine black beans and green chiles in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 90 seconds.
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26 June, 2014

Shepherd Pie

Shepherd Pie
Posted in : Beef, Budget meals, Casseroles on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1-1/4 lb.  red potatoes (about 4), cut into chunks 3 large  cloves garlic 1 lb.  extra-lean ground beef 2 Tbsp.  flour 4 cups  frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, green beans, peas), thawed 3/4 cup  fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth 2 Tbsp.  ketchup 3/4 cup  Reduced Fat or Light Sour Cream 1/2 cup  Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
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12 June, 2014

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken with Potatoes

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken with Potatoes
Posted in : Budget meals, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Price: $2.33 per serving Ingredients 2 lemons 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 garlic cloves, minced and divided 1 (3 1/2-pound) whole chicken 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, quartered 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves Preparation 1. Grate rind from lemons to measure 2 tablespoons. Reserve lemons. Combine 5 teaspoons rind, 3/4 teaspoon
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12 June, 2014

Grilled Pork Tacos with Summer Corn and Nectarine Salsa

Grilled Pork Tacos with Summer Corn and Nectarine Salsa
Posted in : Budget meals, Ethnic, Mexican, Pork on by : Tamra
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Price: $2.49 per serving Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, minced Cooking spray 1 ear shucked corn 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup diced ripe nectarine 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind 1 minced seeded
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12 June, 2014

Pan-Fried Pork Chops and Homemade Applesauce

Pan-Fried Pork Chops and Homemade Applesauce
Posted in : Budget meals, Pork on by : Tamra
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Price: $2.43 per serving Ingredients Applesauce: 1 tablespoon butter 3 apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (about 4 cups chopped) 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt Pork: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 4 (5-ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons canola oil Preparation 1. To prepare applesauce, melt butter in a
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12 June, 2014

Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce
Posted in : Budget meals, Pork on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 (8-ounce) package button mushrooms, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup creme fraiche or sour cream 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Preparation 1. Place a small
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