Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

October 5, 2017 at 4:58 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

 

 

To start my morning off I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugarless Blackberry Jam. Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I had to go to the local Kroger up the road for just a couple of items. I stopped by McDonald’s then to pick up Breakfast for Mom and Dad. Finished up some house cleaning and then did some work on the computer. I took the back off the processor and cleaned the inside of the computer, a lot of dust. Deleted some old files and ran all the scans. For Dinner tonight Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans.

 

 

I had been wanting Tacos for some time, and tonight is the night! When making Turkey Tacos I love using Jennie -O Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can OF Bush’s Chili Beans – Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

 

For toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Love the Taco Shells that stand! Add the Jennie – O Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Nights. I also heated up a can of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans for a side for Mom and Dad. For dessert later a Blue Bunny No Sugar Added Vanilla Mini Cone.

 

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.
Product Features:Jennie O Extra Lean Ground
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

 

 

 

Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shell

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Factsold El Paso Stand Stuff
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

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For Taco Tuesday – Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

May 16, 2017 at 5:01 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

 

 

 

For Breakfast I prepared some Pioneer Peppered White Gravy along with 2 slices of toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. I love Gravy!! Also fried up 2 Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links and topped it off with that morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I also baked up a pan of Pillsbury Biscuits for Mom and Dad to have with the gravy. I love Biscuits but 2 slices of toast has way less carbs and calories than one Biscuit. Not a lot going on today, caught up on everything. I took a ride later over to Home Depot to look at some plants and trees. Not sure what I’m going to do yet for some new shrubbery. It’s our warmest day of the year so far, high near 90 degrees and mostly sunny. For Dinner tonight its Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans for Taco Tuesday!

 

I had been wanting Tacos for some time, and tonight is the night! When making Turkey Tacos I love using Jennie -O Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can OF Bush’s Chili Beans – Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

For toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Add the Jennie – O Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Nights. I also heated up a can of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans for a side for Mom and Dad. For dessert/Snack later a bowl of Smart Pop – Pop Corn.

 

 

 
Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.
Product Features:
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

 

 
Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shell

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 115 mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

February 26, 2017 at 6:13 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

 

 

For Breakfast I prepared some more of the Pioneer Peppered White Gravy along with 2 slices of toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. I love Gravy!! Also fried up 2 Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links and topped it off with Turkey Tacos 002that morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Our area here in West Chester has run the full gauntlet of weather! In the last 2 days its been 80 degrees and sunny, heavy rain and thunder storms, dropping temperatures with snow and sleet, and now this morning snow flurries and in the 20’s! All 4 seasons in 2 plus days! After Breakfast it was house cleaning day. Dusted (my least favorite chore), vacuumed, and cleaned the stove and oven. Had a very restless night last night. Dealing with the Phantom Pains, first time in a while. I had a bad case of them lasted for almost the entire day and night. Sure wish they come up with a cure for these. Anyway after Lunch I went up and seen Dad at the rehab center. It looks as though he may be released sometime next week, hope so! For Dinner tonight Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans.

 

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Well Taco Tuesday came early! I had been wanting Tacos for some time, and tonight is the night! When making Turkey Tacos I love using Jennie -O Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can OF Bush’s Chili Beans – Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

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For toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Add the Jennie – O Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Nights. I also heated up a can of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans for a side for Mom. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 
Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.
Product Features:Jennie O Extra Lean Ground
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

 
Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shell

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Factsold El Paso Stand Stuff
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

Turkey Whole Wheat Taco Boats

December 30, 2016 at 5:52 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Whole Wheat Taco Boats

 

 

 

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For Breakfast this morning I heated up a couple of Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage Links, Poached an Egg, toasted 2 slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, and made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Cold and windy day out there today. About 26 this morning and a high of 33 degrees. Had some Snow Flurries on and off also. Good day to stay in and get caught up on a few things around the house. For Dinner tonight its Turkey Whole Wheat Taco Boats.

 

 

 

It had been a while since I had the Old El Paso Taco Boats, and the first time I’ve had the Whole Wheat Boats. Love these things but I just don’t have them that often. They are nice size and are perfect for stuffing them with ingredients. The Whole Wheat version is 130 calories and 19 net carbs per serving, 2 Boats per serving. And 2 of them is plenty for your meal!

 
To make these I’ll need; For the Taco – 1 package Old El Paso Whole Wheat Taco Boats, 1 packturkey-whole-wheat-taco-boats-001age Old El Paso Taco Seasoning Mix – 25% Less Sodium, 1 tablespoon Extra Light Olive Oil, 1 lb Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Ground Roasted Cumin and Dried Cilantro – to taste, 2/3 cup Water. For the Toppings – 1 cup canned Old El Paso™ refried beans – heated, 1 cup Daisy Reduced Fat Sour Cream, 1 cup shredded Sargento 4 Cheese Mexican Reduced Fat Cheese, 1 small can Lindsay Sliced Black Olives, and 1 cup Shredded Lettuce. With these ingredients you know this is going to be delicious! The Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce that I use has to be the best Taco Sauce I’ve ever had! Love this stuff. It has a fantastic taste to it with just the right amount of heat.

 

 

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To start I prepared the Taco Boats. I preheated the oven on 325 degrees. Next I wrapped 2 of the Tortillas in foil and placed them on a small cookie sheet. Baked them for 7 minutes, until warmed through. Removed them from the oven, left the foil on them to keep them warm.

 

 

 

 

 

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As the Tortillas were heating up in the oven I prepared the I’m using Jennie -O extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast. Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

 

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And as the Turkey was cooking and the Taco Boats baking, I heated up the can of Refried Beans. I used a small sauce pan that I sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray and added a 1/2 tablespoon of the Extra Light Olive Oil. I always add the Olive Oil to the Refried Beans,it gives a creamier texture and prevents it from sticking in the sauce pan. Always be careful of over heating these besides extra cleaning of your pan it also affects the texture of the Beans. Took the pan off the burner when heated and set aside until needed.

 

 
With everything heated I assembled my Taco Boat. Unwrapped the heated Taco Boats, I first added some Lettuce to turkey-whole-wheat-taco-boats-015the bottom of the Boat. The Lettuce down first helps to keep too much moisture from softening up the bottom of the Taco Boats. Next I added a layer of Turkey Taco Meat, then I sprinkled some of the sliced Black Olives, next a thin coat of the Refried Beans, more Lettuce, the Shredded Cheese, and finally the Chipotle Taco Sauce. And what a meal, Taco Night just got better! The Taco Boats held together great and the ingredients all worked together to make one delicious dish. Below I left a list of all the ingredients. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

Turkey Whole Wheat Taco Boats
Ingredients
1 package Old El Paso Whole Wheat Taco Boatsturkey-whole-wheat-taco-boats-001
1 package Old El Paso Taco Seasoning Mix – 25% Less Sodium
1 tablespoon Extra Light Olive Oil
1 lb Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
Ground Roasted Cumin and Dried Cilantro, to taste
2/3 cup Water
Toppings
1 cup canned Old El Paso™ Refried Beans, heated
1 cup Daisy Reduced Fat Sour Cream
Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, to taste
1 cup shredded Sargento 4 Cheese Mexican Reduced Fat Cheese
1 small can Lindsay Sliced Black Olives
1 cup Shredded Lettuce

 

Old El Paso Whole Wheat Taco Boatsold-el-paso-whole-wheat-taco-boats

Traditional ground beef gets a flavor boost with fresh basil, serrano chiles and soy sauce, then is stuffed in whole wheat boats topped with fresh veggies.

Ingredients
Whole Grain Wheat, Water, Glycerin, Interesterified Soybean Oil, Baking Powder (sodium aluminum phosphate, baking soda). Contains less than 2% of: Corn Syrup Solids, Vital Wheat Gluten, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Mono and Diglycerides, Salt, Potassium Sorbate and Calcium Propionate (preservatives), Fumaric Acid, DATEM, Enzymes. Contains Wheat Ingredients
https://www.oldelpaso.com/Products/shells-tortillas/whole-wheat-taco-boats.aspx

Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

September 7, 2016 at 4:56 PM | Posted in Bush's, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Ortega, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

 

 

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For Breakfast I prepared a packet of the Pioneer Peppered White Gravy along with 2 slices of toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. Also fried up 2 Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links and topped it off with that morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast it was house cleaning day. Dusted (my least favorite chore), vacuumed, and cleaned the stove and oven. With the inside done moved the cleaning outdoors. Got the leaf blower out and cleaned the wooden deck and driveway areas. Got the weed killer spray and the cart and sprayed around the house flower beds for weeds. Starting to get hot and muggy out. Sunny and a high in the 90’s, plus more humid out. Dad was released from the hospital and resting here at home, good to have him back. For Dinner tonight Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans.

 

 

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When making Turkey Tacos I love using Jennie -O Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Canola Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can OF Bush’s Chili Beans – Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

 

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For toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Add the Jennie – O Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Nights. I also heated up a can of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans for a side for Mom. For dessert later a bowl of Dole Sliced Peaches.

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.Jennie O Extra Lean Ground
Product Features:
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

 

 

 

Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shellold El Paso Stand Stuff

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

Turkey and Black Bean Tacos

June 22, 2016 at 4:45 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Turkey and Black Bean Tacos

 
For Breakfast this morning I fried up some Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, SimTurkey and Black Bean Tacos 003ply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, and toasted a slice of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. Also had the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I headed out for my yearly eye exam. Everything the same but I needed a new pair of glasses so I ordered them while there. While there, Mom needed a few things so I picked them up while there. We have some heavy storms moving into the area. They’ve already issued a severe thunderstorm, high wind and hail, and a Tornado watch for our area. Hope we avoid it! So for Dinner tonight I prepared Turkey and Black Bean Tacos.

 

 

Been a while since I’ve had Tacos! When making Turkey Tacos I always use Jennie -O Groundblack-bean-and-turkey-tacos-001 (1) Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O and Old El Paso together make some fine Tacos!

 

 
For toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce (my favorite), Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Add the Jennie – O Turkey and Black Bean Tacos 001Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Meal Nights. Had an Ice-Cold Diet Dr. Pepper, sat it in the freezer for 12 minutes or so. For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Greek Yogurt. And a note about my favorite dessert, Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Greek Yogurt. I went to Meijer yesterday and they told me that Healthy Life no longer produces the Dark Fudge Swirl! Sad, Sad, Day!

 

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.Jennie O Extra Lean Ground
Product Features:
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

 

 

 

Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shellold El Paso Stand Stuff

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

Roasted Red Pepper, Cilantro and Green Chile Shrimp Soft Tacos

April 10, 2016 at 4:51 PM | Posted in Ortega, shrimp | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Roasted Red Pepper, Cilantro and Green Chile Shrimp Soft Tacos

 

 

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To start my Sunday morning I heated up a couple of slices of Smithfield Anytime Sliced Ham and then served them on a toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin. Another cool morning out, around 34 degrees. Cloudy but less windy out and it a high in the 50’s. Mom and Dad went to Church so it gave me a chance to clean the house. After that Mom had a ton of old bills and such that I shredded for her. For dinner tonight I prepared Roasted Red Pepper, Cilatro and Green Chile Shrimp Tacos.

 

 

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I had picked up a packet of Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce and couldn’t wait to have some Shrimp Tacos. It’s been quite a while since I’ve made these. I used a bag of Kroger Seafood Large Shrimp along with the packet of Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce, Delallo Roasted Red Peppers, Jalapeno slices, Shredded Carrots, Chopped Scallions, fresh Shredded Kroger Private Selection Asiago Cheese, and Old El Paso 6″ Flour Tortillas. The Old El Paso 6″ Flour Tortillas are 150 calories and 29 carbs per serving (2 Tortillas).

 

 

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I heated up a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a medium size skillet over medium heat. I started by slicing the Sweet Peppers into strips and adding them to the skillet, stirring them and cooking until tender (about 4 minutes). Stirred in the Shrimp and sliced Jalapenos, stirred this until the Shrimp just started turning pink. Then added the Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce, cooking another 4 minutes till everything was heated through. What an aroma coming from the skillet! Heated up the Tortilla Wraps in the microwave for 20 seconds and added Shrimp Taco Mixture. Carrots, Scallions, then topped it some fresh grated Asiago Cheese, and served. Just a flat-out delicious Shrimp Soft Taco! Had a nice heat to it but not overpowering. I need to start having these much more often! For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 
Ortega Cilantro & Green Chile Skillet Sauce

Ortega Cilantro & Green Chile Skillet Sauce
New, Ortega® Skillet Sauces are made with perfect combinations of fresh ingredients to bring Mexican dishes to life. Simply stir in the Skillet Sauce while cooking, and in no time you’ll have a mouth-watering meal the whole family will enjoy. Look for our other delicious Skillet Sauce varieties including Taco and Fajita!

Product Detail
Enjoy Ortega’s delicious skillet sauce. Available in 3 great flavors in 7 oz stand up pouches.

Ingredients
TOMATILLOS, WATER, ONIONS, POBLANO PEPPERS, SUGAR, CILANTRO LEAVES, CORNSTARCH, AGAVE NECTAR, SALT, SERRANO PEPPERS, CANOLA OIL, KEY LIME JUICE, GREEN CHILES, ONION POWDER, GARLIC POWDER, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL.
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Chicken Fajitas w/ Refried Beans

March 18, 2015 at 4:53 PM | Posted in chicken, Fajitas, Ortega, tortilllas | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Chicken Fajitas w/ Refried Beans

 

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Still a bit cool this morning and we still got a cool breeze blowing, but lots of sunshine. Started off with a bowl of Kroger Brand Bran Flakes. Cleaned up the kitchen and had my morning workout. Cleaning the house was about it. Went to the bank and dropped off some letters at the Post Office, also stopped at the car wash and had my car cleaned inside and out. For dinner tonight Chicken Fajitas w/ Refried Beans.

 

 

I used Ortega Fajita Skillet Sauce for my Fajita Sauce Base, I love using the Ortega Sauces. To prepare I’ll need the following; the Ortega Fajita Skillet Sauce, Simple Truth Roaster Chicken, Delallo Tri-Color Pepperazzi Spicy Sweet Peppers, Chopped Jalapeno slices, Daisy Reduced Fat Sour Cream, fresh Shredded Sargento Asiago Cheese, and Mission Flour Tortillas. Same ingredients as the other night except a different Ortega Sauce and I’m using Chicken instead of Shrimp.
For the Chicken I purchased a Simple Truth Rotisserie Whole Chicken from the Kroger Deli earlier. Pulled all the meat and used it for my Fajitas.

 
I heated up a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a medium size skillet over medium heat. I started by slicing the Sweet Peppers into strips and adding them to the skillet, stirring them and cooking until tendeChicken Fajitas Refried Beans 003r (about 4 minutes). Stirred in the Chicken and sliced Jalapenos, stirred this for about 5 minutes. Then added the Ortega Fajita Skillet Sauce, cooking another 3 minutes till everything was heated through. Heated up the tortillas in the microwave for 20 seconds and topped them with a dab of the Daisy Reduced Fat Sour Cream and the Chicken Fajita Mixture. I also topped it some fresh grated Asiago Cheese, and served. I keep packets of the Ortega Skillet Sauces in stock, it makes one delicious Fajita! Had a nice heat to it but not overpowering and the taste of the Ortega Sauce is incredible!Served with a side of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans. For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 
Ortega Fajita Skillet Sauce

New, Ortega® Skillet Sauces are made with perfect combinations of fresh ingredients to bring Mexican dishes to life. Simply stir in the Skillet Sauce while cooking, and in no time you’ll have a mouth-watering meal the whOrtega Fajita Skillet Sauceole family will enjoy. Look for our other delicious Skillet Sauce varieties including Taco and Cilantro & Green Chile!

Product Detail
Enjoy Ortega’s delicious skillet sauce. Available in 3 great flavors in 7 oz stand up pouches.
Ingredients
APPLE JUICE (WATER, APPLE JUICE CONCENTRATE), BALSAMIC VINEGAR, CHIPOTLE PEPPERS IN ADOBO SAUCE (CHIPOTLE PEPPERS, WATER, TOMATO PASTE, DISTILLED VINEGAR, SALT, SUGAR, ONION, VEGETABLE OIL (SAFFLOWER, SOYBEAN, CANOLA, CORN), CORN STARCH, SPICES, GARLIC POWDER), SOY SAUCE, (WATER, WHEAT, SOYBEANS, SALT), APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, ONIONS, WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE (DISTILLED VINEGAR, MOLASSES, WATER, SUGAR, ONIONS, ANCHOVIES, SALT, GARLIC, CLOVES), SALT, BROWN SUGAR, CHILI POWDER (SPICES, GARLIC POWDER), TOMATO PASTE, GARLIC, CILANTRO, SUGAR, XANTHAN GUM, LIME JUICE CONCENTRATE, SPICES, NATURAL FLAVOR. CONTAINS ANCHOVY, SOY, WHEAT

 

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Turkey and Refried Bean Tostadas

February 11, 2015 at 6:09 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey and Refried Bean Tostadas

 

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Started the day with a light Breakfast and worked out. Then off to the Grocery Stores. First stopped at Walmart, made sure I got some more of the Jennie – O Turkey Pastrami while there! I also purchased some Kahn’s Deluxe Bologna from the Deli, it’s $1.00 a pound cheaper at Walmart than Kroger! From there I did go on to Kroger to grab a few items for Mom mainly. On back to the house and went outside for a bit, partly sunny and the low 40’s. Temperatures will be dropping later in the day though, with highs in the teens. For Dinner tonight Turkey and Refried Bean Tostadas.

 
I had not had a Tostadas in many of year, I used to stop by Taco Bell and grab a couple on my way work. So it’s been quite some time! I came across the ORTEGA Tostada Shells while at Kroger the other day and couldn’t pass them by! To prepare it I’ll need the following; 1 – 1lb. package Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey, 1 can (16-oz.) Old El Paso Fat free Refried Beans, 1 package (1.25-oz.) Old El Paso Reduced Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix, 1 package ORTEGA Tostada Shells, 1 cups Shredded Lettuce, 1/2 cup Sargento Reduced Calorie Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, and Old El Paso Taco Sauce – Medium.

 
Then to prepare them was very easy. I preheated the oven to 350 degrees. And when making Turkey Taco Mix I always use Jennie -O Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cookiTurkey and Refried Beans Tostadas 001ng I added 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 3/4 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes to thicken the mixture up. As the Turkey was finishing up I lined the Tostadas up on a baking sheet and baked the for 7 minutes. To assemble the Tostadas, I started with a layer of the Refried Beans, followed by the Turkey Taco Mixture, Sliced Black and Green Olives, Taco Sauce, Shredded Cheese, and finally the Shredded Lettuce! It all comes together to make one terrific Tostadas! It won’t be so long in between Tostadas from now on, really enjoyed them! For dessert later a Healthy Choice Vanilla Bean Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 

 

 

Ortega Tostada Shells 10 ct.Ortega Tostada Shells
Ortega Tostada Shells are made the authentic way, with 100% whole kernel corn, NOT corn flour. That’s what gives them their distinctive flavor, aroma and texture. Taste the Difference!

Product Detail
Enjoy Ortega’s delicious Tostada Shells. Each package contains 10 Tostada Shells, total net weight of 4.8 oz.

Ingredients
Yellow Corn, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Water, Salt, Corn Flour, Hydrated Lime

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Sweet Pepper, Cilantro and Green Chile Shrimp Fajitas

December 11, 2014 at 6:03 PM | Posted in Ortega, shrimp, tortilllas | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Sweet Pepper, Cilantro and Green Chile Shrimp Fajitas

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Another cold and windy day, but finally some sunshine mixed in! Busy most of the day. In the morning I went to Kroger for a few items. Then back home to get a few things done around the house. Back out then I had to do Mom’s Christmas Shopping for her, she’s still not up tp par. Doctor said it would just take time. For dinner tonight it’s Sweet Pepper, Cilantro and Green Chile Shrimp Fajitas.

 

I used a packet of the Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce. I’ve used this a few times now and love it! To prepare it I used a bag of Kroger Seafood Jumbo Shrimp along with the packet of Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce, Delallo Tri-Color Pepperazzi Spicy Sweet Peppers, Chopped Jalapeno slices, fresh Shredded Sargento Asiago Cheese, and Mission Flour Tortillas.

 

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I heated up a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a medium size skillet over medium heat. I started by slicing the Sweet Peppers into strips and adding them to the skillet, stirring them and cooking until tender (about 4 minutes). Stirred in the Shrimp and sliced Jalapenos, stirred this until the Shrimp just started turning pink. Then added the Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce, cooking another 4 minutes till everything was heated through. What an aroma coming from the skillet! Heated up the tortillas in the microwave for 20 seconds and topped them with Guacamole and the Shrimp Taco Mixture. I also topped it some fresh grated Asiago Cheese, and served. I keep packets of the Ortega Cilantro and Green Chile Skillet Sauce in stock, it makes on delicious Fajita! Had a nice heat to it but not overpowering and the taste of the Ortega Sauce is incredible! For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 

 

 
Ortega Cilantro & Green Chile Skillet SauceOrtega Cilantro & Green Chile Skillet Sauce
New, Ortega® Skillet Sauces are made with perfect combinations of fresh ingredients to bring Mexican dishes to life. Simply stir in the Skillet Sauce while cooking, and in no time you’ll have a mouth-watering meal the whole family will enjoy. Look for our other delicious Skillet Sauce varieties including Taco and Fajita!

Product Detail
Enjoy Ortega’s delicious skillet sauce. Available in 3 great flavors in 7 oz stand up pouches.

Ingredients
TOMATILLOS, WATER, ONIONS, POBLANO PEPPERS, SUGAR, CILANTRO LEAVES, CORNSTARCH, AGAVE NECTAR, SALT, SERRANO PEPPERS, CANOLA OIL, KEY LIME JUICE, GREEN CHILES, ONION POWDER, GARLIC POWDER, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

 

 
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