One of America’s Favorites – Chili Con Carne

August 30, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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A bowl of chili con carne served with tortilla chips

Chili con carne (also spelled chilli con carne or chile con carne and shortened to chili or chilli; Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃili kon ˈkaɾne]), meaning “chili with meat”, is a spicy stew containing chili peppers (sometimes in the form of chili powder), meat (usually beef), tomatoes and optionally kidney beans. Other seasonings may include garlic, onions, and cumin. The dish originated in northern Mexico or southern Texas.

Geographic and personal tastes involve different types of meat and other ingredients. Recipes provoke disputes among aficionados, some of whom insist that the word chili applies only to the basic dish, without beans and tomatoes. Chili con carne is a common dish for cook-offs, and may be used as a side, garnish, or ingredient in other dishes, such as soups or salsas.

In writings from 1529, the Franciscan friar, Bernardino de Sahagún described chili pepper-seasoned stews being consumed in the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, now the location of Mexico City. The use of beef as the primary meat originated with Spanish colonizers. In Spanish, the term “chile con carne”, consisting of the word chile (from the Nahuatl chīlli) and carne, Spanish for ‘meat’, is first recorded in a book from 1857 about the Mexican-American War. A recipe dating back to the 1850s describes dried beef, suet, dried chili peppers and salt, which were pounded together, formed into bricks and left to dry, which could then be boiled in pots in an army encampment in Monterrey, of what is now Nuevo León, Mexico.

Chili became commonly prepared in northern Mexico and southern Texas. Unlike some other Texas foods, such as barbecued brisket, chili largely originated with working-class Tejana and Mexican women. The chili queens of San Antonio, Texas were particularly famous in previous decades for selling their inexpensive chili-flavored beef stew in their casual “chili joints”.

A pot of chili with whole green hot chilis, kidney beans, and tomatoes

 

The San Antonio Chili Stand, in operation at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, helped popularize chili by giving many Americans their first taste of it. San Antonio was a tourist destination and helped Texas-style chili con carne spread throughout the South and West. Chili con carne is the official dish of the U.S. state of Texas as designated by the House Concurrent Resolution Number 18 of the 65th Texas Legislature during its regular session in 1977.

Before World War II, hundreds of small, family-run chili parlors could be found throughout Texas and other states, particularly those in which émigré Texans had made new homes. Each establishment usually had a claim to some kind of secret recipe.

By 1904, chili parlors were opening outside of Texas, in part due to the availability of commercial versions of chili powder, first manufactured in Texas in the late 19th century. After working at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Charles Taylor opened a chili parlor in Carlinville, Illinois, serving Mexican Chili. Varallo’s, the oldest restaurant in Tennessee, opened as a chili parlor in 1907, competing with other chili parlors that had opened in Nashville during the 1890s. In the 1920s and 1930s, chains of diner-style chili parlors began opening in the Midwest.

Cincinnati chili, a dish developed by Macedonian and Greek immigrants deriving from their own culinary traditions, arguably represents the most vibrant continuation of the chili parlor tradition, with dozens of restaurants offering this style throughout the Cincinnati area. It can be traced back to at least 1922, when the original Empress Chili location opened.

In Green Bay, Wisconsin, the chili parlor Chili John’s has existed since 1913. As with Cincinnati chili, it is most commonly served over spaghetti with oyster crackers, but the recipe is less sweet with a higher proportion of fat. The original proprietor’s son opened a second location in Burbank, California in 1946, which is also still in existence.

Until the late 2000s, a chili parlor dating to 1904, O.T. Hodge, continued to operate in St. Louis. It featured a chili-topped dish called a slinger: two cheeseburger patties, hash browns, and two eggs, and smothered in chili. As of 2014 no O.T. Hodge-branded locations remain, though Tully’s Tap, a pub and restaurant in O’Fallon, Missouri, offers what it claims to be the original O.T. Hodge recipe on its menu.

Dispute over ingredients

Ingredients for chili con carne

Beans
Beans, a staple of Tex-Mex cuisine, have been associated with chili as far back as the early 20th century. The question of whether beans belong in chili has long been a matter of contention among chili cooks. While it is generally accepted that the earliest chilis did not include beans, proponents of their inclusion contend that chili with beans has a long enough history to be considered authentic. The Chili Appreciation Society International specified in 1999 that, among other things, cooks are forbidden to include beans in the preparation of chili for official competition—nor are they allowed to marinate any meats. Small red or pink common beans are commonly used for chili, as are black beans, black-eyed peas, kidney beans, pinto beans, great northern beans, or navy beans.

Most commercially prepared canned chili includes beans. Commercial chili prepared without beans is usually called “chili no beans” in the United States. Some U.S. manufacturers, notably Bush Brothers and Company and Eden Organic, also sell canned precooked beans (without meat) that are labeled “chili beans”; these beans are intended for consumers to add to a chili recipe and are often sold with spices added.

Tomatoes
Tomatoes are another ingredient on which opinions differ. Wick Fowler, a north Texas newspaperman and inventor of “Two-Alarm Chili” (which he later marketed as a kit of spices), insisted on adding tomato sauce to his chili in the ratio of one 15-ounce can per three pounds of meat. He also believed that chili should never be eaten freshly cooked, but refrigerated overnight to seal in the flavor. Matt Weinstock, a Los Angeles newspaper columnist, once remarked that Fowler’s chili “was reputed to open eighteen sinus cavities unknown to the medical profession”.

Variations

Vegetarian chili

A pot of vegetarian chili

Vegetarian chili (also known as chili sin carne, chili without meat, chili non carne, and chili sans carne) acquired wide popularity in the U.S. during the 1960s and 1970s with the rise of vegetarianism. It is also popular with those on a diet restricting the use of red meat. To make the chili vegetarian, the cook leaves out the meat or replaces it with a meat analogue, such as textured vegetable protein or tofu, quinoa, or a starchy vegetable, such as potatoes. These chilis nearly always include beans. Variants may contain corn, squash, sautéed mushrooms, pearl onions, shallots or beets.

Chili verde
Chili verde (‘green chili’) is a moderately to extremely spicy New Mexican stew or sauce usually made from chunks of pork that have been slow-cooked in chicken broth, garlic, green tomatillos, and roasted green chilis.] The spiciness of the chili is adjusted by the use of various peppers: poblano, jalapeño, serrano, and occasionally habanero. Chili verde is a common filling for the Mission burrito.

White chili

A bowl of Texas-style chili without beans

White chili is made using chicken or turkey meat and broth, white beans, and green chili peppers. The resulting dish appears white when cooked and is more of a soup rather than a thickened stew. A white cheese, such as Monterey Jack, or sour cream are often added when served.

The dish may be served with toppings or accompaniments; grated cheese, diced onions, and sour cream are common toppings, as are saltine crackers, tortilla chips or corn chips, cornbread, rolled-up corn or flour tortillas, and pork tamales. Chili can also be served over rice or pasta in dishes such as chili mac.

Pre-made chili
Canned chili
Willie Gebhardt, originally of New Braunfels, Texas, and later of San Antonio, produced the first canned chili in 1908. Rancher Lyman Davis near Corsicana, Texas, developed Wolf Brand Chili in 1895. He owned a meat market and was a particular fan of Texas-style chili. In the 1880s, in partnership with an experienced range cook, he began producing heavily spiced chili based on chunks of lean beef and rendered beef suet, which he sold by the pot to local cafés.

In 1921, Davis began canning his product, naming it for his pet wolf, Kaiser Bill. Wolf Brand canned chili was a favorite of Will Rogers, who always took along a case when traveling and performing in other regions of the world. Ernest Tubb, the country singer, was such a fan that one Texas hotel maintained a supply of Wolf Brand for his visits. Both the Gebhardt and Wolf brands are now owned by ConAgra Foods, Inc. Another major maker of canned chili, Hormel, sells chili available with or without beans, made with turkey or in vegetarian varieties, under their own name and other brands like Stagg.

Brick chili

Chili with garnishes and tortilla chips

Another method of marketing commercial chili in the days before widespread home refrigerators was “brick chili”. It was produced by pressing out nearly all of the moisture, leaving a solid substance roughly the size and shape of a half-brick. Wolf Brand was originally sold in this form. Commonly available in small towns and rural areas of the American Southwest in the first three-quarters of the 20th century, brick chili has largely been surpassed by canned chili, but can still be found in some stores.

Seasoning mix
Home cooks may also purchase seasoning mixes for chili, including packets of dry ingredients such as chili powder, masa flour, salt, and cayenne pepper, to flavor meat and other ingredients.

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Lime Cilantro Baja Tacos

July 30, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Lime Cilantro Baja Tacos. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Avocado Oil, JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets, Chili Powder, Salt, Cayenne Pepper, Black Pepper, Corn Tortillas, Shredded Red Cabbage, Avocado, Cilantro, and Lime Wedges. The Tacos are 231 calories and 16 net carbs per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Lime Cilantro Baja Tacos
Get ready for a quick and easy dinner featuring cayenne and chili powder seasoned turkey and a honey lime dressing, it’s a flavorful twist on taco night.

Total Time – 30 Minutes
Serving Size – Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients
1 – tablespoon avocado oil
1 – (17.6-ounce) JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets
2 – teaspoons chili powder
3/4 – teaspoon salt
1/4 – teaspoon cayenne pepper
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
6 – corn tortillas, warmed
2 – cups shredded red cabbage
1 – avocado, thinly sliced
1/4 – cup chopped cilantro
6 – lime wedges

Honey Lime Sauce
2 – tablespoons honey
juice of 1 lime

Directions
1) In skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add turkey to skillet and season with chili powder, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper. Cook according to package directions. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Shred turkey.

2) Fill corn tortillas with red cabbage, avocado, shredded turkey, and cilantro. Drizzle with Honey Lime Sauce and serve with lime wedges.

Honey Lime Sauce

3) In small bowl, combine honey and lime juice. Set aside until ready to use.

Nutrition
Calories 231
Protein 21.5g
Carbohydrates 20.2g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 7.7g
Fat 8.1g
Cholesterol 37.5mg
Sodium 385.3mg
Saturated Fat 1.3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/lime-cilantro-baja-tacos/

 

Enticing Enchiladas

June 11, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Also from the Jennie – O Turkey website I have a recipe for Enticing Enchiladas. To make this Recipe you’ll need JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Red Bell Peppers, Onion, Garlic, Chili Powder, Mild Enchilada Sauce, Monterey Jack Cheese, and served on Taco Size Flour Tortillas with toppings of Shredded Lettuce, Diced Tomato, and Avocado. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Enticing Enchiladas
If you haven’t tried turkey enchiladas, you’re missing out on one of life’s great pleasures. With a prep time of just 20 minutes, this kid-friendly Mexican dinner has under 500 calories per serving.

INGREDIENTS
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 green or red bell pepper, chopped
½ cup chopped onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
1 tablespoon Mexican seasoning or chili powder
2 (10-ounce) cans mild enchilada sauce, divided
1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend or Monterey jack cheese, divided
12 taco-size flour tortillas
1 cup shredded lettuce
½ cup diced tomato
½ cup diced ripe avocado, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) Heat oven to 375ºF. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Stir in seasoning and ½ cup enchilada sauce. Remove from heat; stir in ½ cup cheese.
2) Spread ½ cup enchilada sauce over bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Spoon about 3 tablespoons turkey mixture down center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in prepared dish. Spoon remaining enchilada sauce evenly over enchiladas. Cover with foil; bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Return to oven and bake uncovered 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbly. Garnish with lettuce and tomato. Top with avocado, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 440
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 42g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 4g
Fat 18g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 990mg
Saturated Fat 7g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/220-enticing-enchiladas

SOUTHWEST MEATLOAF

May 8, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Southwest Meatloaf to pass along. To make this Meatloaf you’ll be needing Ground Beef (95% lean), Soft Bread Crumbs, Onion, Red Bell Pepper, Frozen Corn, Milk, Egg, Garlic Clove, Salt, Chili Powder, Ground Cumin, Pepper, and Thick and Chunky Salsa. The Meatloaf is 280 calories and 11 net carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SOUTHWEST MEATLOAF

Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef (95% lean)
1 cup soft bread crumbs
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1 large clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup thick and chunky salsa

Directions

1 – Heat oven to 350F. Combine all ingredients in large bowl except salsa, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
2 – Shape beef mixture into 10 x 4-inch loaf on rack in broiler pan. Bake in 350F oven 1 hour,15 minutes to 1 hour, 20 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 160F.
3 – Let stand 10 minutes. Top with salsa; cut into slices.

Recipe Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 280
Fat: 9 grams
Saturated Fat: 4 grams
Fiber: 1.8 grams
Sodium: 313 milligrams
Cholesterol: 120 milligrams
Protein: 34 grams
Carbohydrates: 12 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/southwest-meatloaf

Appetizer of the Week – Chile and Cheese Spread

May 1, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, CooksRecipes | 1 Comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a Chile and Cheese Spread. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Cream Cheese, Sour Cream, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Monterey Jack Cheese, ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles, Green Onions, Hot Pepper Sauce, Chili Powder, and Ground Cumin. Enjoy the Spread! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chile and Cheese Spread
Here’s a make-ahead cheese spread that is sure to be a hit at your next party. Serve with corn chips, tortillas, or your favorite assortment of crackers.

Recipe Ingredients:
4-ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
3 tablespoons sliced green onion
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Cooking Directions:
1 – Combine cream cheese and sour cream in medium bowl. Stir in cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, chiles, green onion, hot pepper sauce, chili powder and cumin. Mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 2 cups.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/appetizer/chile_and_cheese_spread_recipe.html

Quick and Easy Turkey Chili

March 12, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I also have a recipe for Quick and Easy Turkey Chili. To make this recipe you’ll be needing JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Chili Powder, Dried Onion, Garlic, Chili Beans in Spicy Sauce, and Chili Style Tomatoes. Love that Chili! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Quick and Easy Turkey Chili
Everyone needs a Quick and Easy Turkey Chili recipe. Whip up this hearty weeknight dinner in under 30 minutes with lean ground turkey, onions and garlic.
Total Time – 30 Minutes
Serving Size – 6 Servings

Ingredients
1 – (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey

1 – tablespoon chili powder

1 – tablespoon dried onion

2 – teaspoons minced garlic

2 – (15½-ounce) cans chili beans in spicy sauce, undrained

1 – (14½-ounce) can salsa-style or chili-style tomatoes, undrained

Directions
1) Crumble turkey in large pan; add chili powder, onion and garlic.

2) Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.

3) 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.

4) Add chili beans and tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with desired toppings.

Nutrition
Calories – 270
Protein – 22g
Carbohydrates – 26g
Fiber – 8g
Sugars – 0g
Fat – 7g
Cholesterol – 55mg
Sodium – 920mg
Saturated Fat – 2.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/quick-easy-turkey-chili/

Bean and Turkey Quesadillas

February 26, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have another Jennie – O Recipe to pass along today, 2 recipes are better than one! The recipe is for Bean and Turkey Quesadillas. These are made using JENNIE-O® DELI FAVORITES® Oven Roasted, Reduced Sodium Turkey Breast. You’ll also be using Refried Beans, Chili Powder, Tomatoes, Scallions, Cheese, and Salsa all wrapped in a Flour Tortilla. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021!   https://www.jennieo.com/

Bean and Turkey Quesadillas
A quick, delicious Mexican favorite that’s a big hit with the kids. Made with refried beans, a sprinkle of chili powder and JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast straight from the deli counter. Muy Bueno!

Total Time 30 Minutes
Serving Size 4 Servings

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 flour tortillas
1 cup refried beans
1 teaspoon chili powder
¾ pound JENNIE-O® DELI FAVORITES® Oven Roasted, Reduced Sodium Turkey Breast, from the service deli
1 large tomato, chopped
4 scallions, sliced
½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
salsa and sour cream, if desired

DIRECTIONS

1) Heat griddle or skillet to 375°F.

2) Lightly brush vegetable oil on 1 side of each tortilla. Turn 2 tortillas over, oil side down, and evenly divide half of the refried beans and chili powder. Place 1 tortilla with beans, oil side down on hot griddle and top with turkey, tomato, scallions and cheese.

3) Place second single tortilla, oil side up, onto turkey mixture. Cook until bottom is lightly browned; turn quesadilla over. Cook second side until quesadilla is browned and turkey mixture is thoroughly heated.

4) Repeat with remaining 2 tortillas and ingredients. Cut each quesadilla into fourths and serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 350
Protein 26 g
Carbohydrates 26 g
Fiber4g
Sugars 2
Fat 16 g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 960 mg
Saturated Fat 5 g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/bean-turkey-quesadillas/

Baked Lime Chili Corn Tortilla Chips

February 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Baked Lime Chili Corn Tortilla Chips to pass along. Get your Keeper Recipe Book out, these will make the perfect Diabetic Friendly Snack! To make these Chips you’ll be needing Corn Tortillas, Lime Juice, Ground Cumin and Chili Powder. There’s only 78 calories and 14 net carbs per serving (10 Chips). The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Baked Lime Chili Corn Tortilla Chips
These delightfully crunchy chips aren’t your typical fried party fare. They take just 25 minutes to prepare and are perfect for pairing with salsa or guacamole. Set them out at kickoff and have a second helping ready for halftime!

Ingredients
Preparation time:
25 minutes
12 6-inch corn tortillas
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 10 chips

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. With clean scissors, cut each tortilla into 8 triangles and arrange in single layer on baking sheet. Pour lime juice into mister, and spray each wedge lightly. Combine cumin and chili powder in sprinkler, and sprinkle each wedge. Bake for about 7 minutes. Remove from oven and turn each wedge over. Remist with lime juice, and resprinkle with cumin and chili powder. Bake for an additional 8 minutes until the chips are crisp but not brown. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 78 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 59 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/baked-lime-chili-corn-tortilla-chips/

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Quick Glazed Pork Loin

January 26, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Quick Glazed Pork Loin to pass along. To make this recipe you’ll be needing a Pork Tenderloin, Water, Tomato Paste, Orange Juice Concentrate, Chili Powder, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, White Vinegar, Salt, and a Package of Frozen Vegetable Blend. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Quick Glazed Pork Loin
Prepared in under an hour, this pork tenderloin is baked with a medley of vegetables in a sweet and spicy glaze.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 pound pork tenderloin
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 tablespoon Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) package frozen vegetable blend

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
2 – Rinse pork loin and pat dry. Set aside.
3 – Mix water, tomato paste, orange juice concentrate, chili powder, salt, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, and white vinegar in a small mixing bowl.
4 – Place pork loin in a 13x9x2-inch pan. Cover with half of the glaze. Bake 15 minutes in preheated oven.
5 – Remove pork loin from oven. Cover with remaining glaze. Place vegetables around pork loin. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until the vegetables are hot and the pork loin is completely cooked*.
Makes 4 servings. Serving Size: 1 (4-ounce) slice pork loin.

*Pork loin is completely cooked when poked with a fork in the thickest section of the loin and juice runs clear or meat thermometer registers 155°F (approximately 65°C. Let roast stand for 10 minutes before slicing. This allows juices to settle in the meat creating a juicier cut of meat.

Tip: Double the glaze recipe to make extra glaze for dipping or sauce.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 220; Calories from Fat: 60; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 240mg; Total Carbs: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 24g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/quick_glazed_pork_loin_recipe.html

QUICK AND HEARTY TURKEY CHILI

December 19, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a QUICK AND HEARTY TURKEY CHILI. To make the Chili you’ll be needing Honeysuckle White 93/7 Lean Ground Turkey, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Stewed Tomatoes, Spicy Chili Beans, and Chili Powder. A Quick and Easy way for some Delicious Chili! So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

QUICK AND HEARTY TURKEY CHILI
Recipe for Quick and Hearty Turkey Chili

Ingredients

1 package (1.2 pounds) Honeysuckle White 93/7 Lean Ground Turkey
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cans (14-1/2 ounce each) chopped stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 can (15 ounce) spicy chili beans
3 teaspoons chili powder

Directions

1 – Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
2 – Crumble and cook turkey until no longer pink, about 5 minutes; drain.
3 – Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Recipe Yield: Servings: 6

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 298
Fat: 4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.3 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 785 milligrams
Cholesterol: 81 milligrams
Protein: 40 grams
Carbohydrates: 20 grams
Sugars: 7.2 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/quick-and-hearty-turkey-chili

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