Mexican Turkey Potato Skins

November 22, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a second appetizer to pass along to everyone from the Jennie – O Turkey website, Mexican Turkey Potato Skins. This one is made using JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Small Baking Potatoes, Black Beans, Frozen Corn Kernels, Tomato, Chopped Cilantro, Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese, HERDEZ® Salsa Casera, Wholly Guacamole Dip, Fat-Free Sour Cream, Green Onions, and Seasonings. It’s only 350 calories and 20 net carbs per serving! Yo can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Mexican Turkey Potato Skins
This weeknight dinner recipe uses potato skins as a tasty and nutritious stand-in for taco shells. Enjoy them filled with ground turkey, veggies and melted cheese. Under 500 calories per serving!

INGREDIENTS
6 small baking potatoes, scrubbed clean and dried
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup canned or frozen corn kernels
1 large diced tomato
1 teaspoon ground cumin
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
1½ cups HERDEZ® Salsa Casera
1 cup Original WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® dip
½ cup fat-free sour cream
¼ cup chopped green onions

DIRECTIONS
1) Pierce each potato with fork a few times and cook in microwave or oven until tender and cooked through. Allow potatoes to cool, then cut in half horizontally. Scoop out inside of each potato (save potato filling for mashed potatoes), leaving about a ¼-inch thick wall.
2) Cook the turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add garlic and cook 3 minutes. Add black beans, corn, tomato, cumin and parsley or cilantro; stir to combine. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
3) Heat oven to 400°F. Place potato skins on foil lined baking sheet and brush interior of each potato with olive oil. Bake potato skins 5 minutes to crisp slightly.
4) Remove potato skins from oven and add ¼ cup of turkey filling to each potato skin. Top with cheese bake 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
5) Top each potato with salsa casera, guacamole, sour cream and green onion.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 350
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 28g
Fiber 8g
Sugars 2g
Fat 16g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 610mg
Saturated Fat 4g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/824-mexican-turkey-potato-skins

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Easy-As-Pie Holiday Soup

November 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for Easy-As-Pie Holiday Soup. Perfect Soup for Halloween or Thanksgiving, Pumpkin Pie in liquid form! To make this Soup you’ll need; Onion, Apples, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Fat Free Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth, Winter Squash, Evaporated Milk, Fat Free Sour Cream, and Seasonings. The Soup is only 84 calories and 15 net carbs per serving! You can find this recipe along with all the other Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more all at the Diabetes Self Management website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Food Magazines the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. I’ve left a link where you can subscribe below. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!  https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Easy-As-Pie Holiday Soup
This dish is like pumpkin pie in soup form. Warm, thick, and a big hug on a cold day. You get 5 grams of protein, only 84 calories, and the squash and pumpkin flavors that you crave during the holidays.

Ingredients
1 teaspoon canola oil
1/2 cup diced onion (1/2 medium onion)
1 cup peeled, diced apple (1 medium apple)
3/4 to 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 box (12 ounces) frozen, cooked winter squash, thawed (see Tips)
1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream (optional)
Pumpkin pie spice (optional)

Directions
1 – Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until onion is translucent. Do not brown. Add apple, spice, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute to coat apples. Add broth. Simmer, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes or until apples are tender and most stock has evaporated.

2 – Add thawed squash and milk to apple mixture. Simmer, uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes or until flavors are blended and soup is hot. Ladle into bowls. Garnish with sour cream and pumpkin pie spice, if desired.

Tips: To easily thaw frozen box of squash, place in microwavable container. Cover. Microwave on high 3 minutes. Stir. Microwave 1 minute more if needed to thaw completely.

Cook’s note: For added flavor, cook 1 clove garlic, minced, and 1 tablespoon minced, peeled, fresh ginger with the onion. Or add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon mild curry powder with the pumpkin pie spice.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 84 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 160 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/easy-pie-holiday-soup/

 

 

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – CREAMY TUNA MAC CASSEROLE

August 13, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week – CREAMY TUNA MAC CASSEROLE. Made using Macaroni Pasta, Cream of Mushroom Soup, Fat Free Sour Cream, Can of Tuna, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Onions, Egg, Salt and Pepper, Potato Chips, and Paprika. The dish is 29 calories and 19 net carbs per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other many Diabetic Friendly Recipes at the Diabetic Gourmet website. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

CREAMY TUNA MAC CASSEROLE

Ingredients

2 (8 oz) packages Skinny Noodles Macaroni
1 (10.75 oz) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 Cup fat-free sour cream
1 (6 oz) can tuna, drained
1-1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 Cup chopped onions
1 egg, whisked
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 Cup finely crushed potato chips
1 pinch paprika

Directions

1 – Pre-heat oven to 400F.
2 – Open packages of Skinny Noodles Macaroni into a colander.
3 – Rinse with warm water and drain well. Pat dry noodles with paper towels.
4 – Heat a nonstick frying pan over medium heat.
5 – Add noodles and dry fry for 3-4 minutes; turn off heat and let sit.
6 – In a large bowl mix all ingredients except potato chips and paprika. Add Skinny Noodles and mix again, add salt and pepper to taste.
7 – Transfer content to a lightly greased 1.5 quart casserole dish, sprinkle top with crushed chips and paprika and cook for 30 – 35 minutes.
8 – Remove from heat and let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 299
Fat: 15 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Cholesterol: 73 milligrams
Protein: 18 grams
Carbohydrates: 23 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/creamy-tuna-mac-casserole

Soup Special of the Day……Hearty Turkey Taco Soup

January 13, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a Hearty Turkey Taco Soup. Heat the Winter’s Night with this week’s recipe of Hearty Turkey Taco Soup. Made using a package JENNIE-O® Lean Taco Seasoned Ground Turkey along with Onions, HORMEL Chili with Beans, Salsa, Chicken Broth, Fat Free Sour Cream, Green Onions, and CHI-CHI’S® Soft Taco-Size Tortillas. The recipe is from the Jennie – O Turkey website along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Hearty Turkey Taco Soup
For a delicious twist on taco night, try this taco soup recipe. It has all the flavors you love — ground turkey, onions, sour cream and crunchy tortillas — and is still under 500 calories per serving!

INGREDIENTS
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Taco Seasoned Ground Turkey
1 cup chopped onion
1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® chili with beans
1 cup salsa
4 cups chicken or turkey broth
⅓ cup fat-free sour cream
⅓ cup green onions
4 CHI-CHI’S® soft taco-size tortillas, cut into quarters, toasted in oven

DIRECTIONS
1 – Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add onion. Cook 5 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring occasionally. Add chili, salsa and broth. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer 10 minutes or until hot and flavors have infused.
2 – Stir in sour cream. Spoon soup into bowls. Sprinkle with green onions. Serve with toasted tortilla chips.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 300
Protein 23g
Carbohydrates 27g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Fat 11g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 800mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/803-hearty-turkey-taco-soup

Turkey Burritos El Grande

March 18, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have another one of the Delicious and Healthy Recipes from the Jennie – O Turkey website – Turkey Burritos El Grande. Burritos made a bit healthier using a package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast. You’ll also need Kidney Beans, Salasa, Shredded Mexican-Style Cheese, Whole Wheat Tortillas, Fat-Free Sour Cream, Romaine Lettuce, and Tomatoes. Again you can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Burritos El Grande
With fresh tomatoes, a spicy salsa and lean ground turkey, these turkey burritos hit the spot when you have a “grande” craving for Mexican. Under 500 calories per serving!

INGREDIENTS
½ (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast
1 (15.5-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
¾ cup salsa
½ cup shredded Mexican-style cheese
6 whole wheat tortillas
½ cup fat-free sour cream
1½ cups shredded romaine lettuce
3 tomatoes, chopped

DIRECTIONS
1)Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Stir in beans and salsa; cook 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cheese.
2) Spoon meat mixture down centers of tortillas. Top with sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes. Fold in opposite sides of tortilla and roll up burrito-style.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 310
Protein 21g
Carbohydrates 40g
Fiber 6g
Sugars 4g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 480mg
Saturated Fat 2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/625-turkey-burritos-el-grande

Creamy Herb Dip

February 9, 2018 at 6:28 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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For the second Jennie – O recipe I’m passing along a recipe for Creamy Herb Dip. You’ll need; JENNIE-O® Cracked Pepper Turkey Breast, Fat Free Sour Cream, Goat Cheese, Green Onions, Sun Dried Tomatoes, and Parsley. A Delicious and Healthy Appetizer from the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Creamy Herb Dip
Crackers need some classing up? Freshen your snack time with this savory, creamy, veggie-packed dip. Low in carbs and ready in under 15 minutes.

INGREDIENTS
1 cup fat-free sour cream
4 ounces goat cheese, softened
½ pound diced JENNIE-O® Cracked Pepper Turkey Breast
¼ cup minced green onions
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
¼ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, drained
crackers, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) In medium bowl combine sour cream and goat cheese until smooth.
2) Add turkey, green onion, parsley and sun-dried tomato; blend well. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with crackers, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 110
Protein 10g
Carbohydrates 7g
Fiber 0g
Sugars 2g
Fat4. 5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 380mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/341-creamy-herb-dip

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Cheddar Turkey Bacon Dip

November 3, 2017 at 5:24 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Cheddar Turkey Bacon Dip. Perfect for parties, tail gating, or a family appetizer! Made with JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon along with Fat Free Sour Cream, Ranch Dressing Mix, and Cheddar Cheese. Plus it’s under 300 calories per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Cheddar Turkey Bacon Dip
Fans of cheddar, crispy turkey bacon and lean, carb-conscious snacks beware: This recipe is highly enjoyable. It’s also easy to make and under 300 calories per serving!

 

INGREDIENTS

8 slices Jennie – O Turkey Bacon
1 (16-ounce) carton fat-free sour cream
1 (1-ounce) packet ranch dressing mix
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
celery, carrots, crackers or chips, if desired

DIRECTIONS

1) Cook turkey bacon as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Set aside.
2) In bowl, mix sour cream, dressing mix, crumbled bacon and cheese. Refrigerate 1 hour. Serve with celery, carrots, crackers or chips, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 170
Protein7g
Carbohydrates 10g
Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Fat7g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 520mg
Saturated Fat 3.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/633-cheddar-turkey-bacon-dip

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