Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey and Bacon

April 9, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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I have a another recipe from Jennie -O to share with you, Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey and Bacon. To make this Delicious Sandwich you’ll be needing Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, JENNIE-O® Tender Browned Turkey (Deli), Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, Dried Cranberries, Pepper Jack Cheese, Tomato, Fat Free Ranch Dressing, and Ground Black Pepper. There are Sandwiches and then there is this! 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!

Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey and Bacon
Any sandwich is better with melted cheese. This one takes it to the next level with crispy bacon, fresh-sliced deli turkey, cranberries, melted pepper jack and fresh tomato. This Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey & Bacon is bold new take on a classic favorite recipe. Under 500 calories per serving!

Total Time – 15 Minutes
Serving Size – 4 Servings

4 slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon
8 ounces thinly sliced JENNIE-O® Tender Browned Turkey, from the service deli
4 reduced-calorie whole wheat hamburger buns
8 teaspoons dried cranberries
4 slices pepper jack cheese
1 large tomato, cut into 8 slices
4 tablespoons fat-free ranch dressing
freshly ground pepper, if desired

1) Preheat a nonstick skillet or electric griddle over medium heat (375°F.). Heat slices of bacon for 6-7 minutes or until desired crispness, turning frequently.

2) Heat broiler.

3) On baking sheet, layer turkey on bun bottom. Top with bacon, dried cranberries and cheese.

4) Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven.

5) Top each sandwich with 2 tomato slices, ranch dressing and bun top.

Calories – 310
Protein – 24g
Carbohydrates – 27g
Fiber – 3g
Sugars – 7g
Fat – 14g
Cholesterol – 65mg
Sodium – 830mg
Saturated Fat – 6g

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Spicy Eggplant Burgers

August 11, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Spicy Eggplant Burgers. Another fantastic way to use Egg Plant! These are made using Egg Plants, Egg Whites, Italian Style Panko Bread Crumbs, Cooking Spray, Reduced Fat Mayonnaise, Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, Baby Spinach, Tomato, and Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese. 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 2020!

Spicy Eggplant Burgers
Make your next cookout meat free with this flavorful eggplant burger — so tasty, it’s sure to please vegetarians and omnivores alike!

1 eggplant (1 1/4 pounds), peeled
2 egg whites
1/2 cup Italian-style panko bread crumbs
Nonstick cooking spray
3 tablespoons reduced-fat chipotle mayonnaise or regular reduced-fat mayonnaise
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, warmed
1 1/2 cups loosely packed baby spinach
8 thin slices tomato
4 slices pepper jack cheese

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Cut 4 slices (1/2-inch thick) from widest part of eggplant. Beat egg whites in shallow bowl. Place panko on medium plate.

2. Dip eggplant slices in egg whites; dredge in bread crumbs, pressing gently to adhere. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown; turn and coat with cooking spray. Bake 15 minutes.

3. Spread mayonnaise on bottom halves of buns and top with spinach, tomatoes and eggplant slice. Top with cheese and tops of buns.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 349 calories, Carbohydrates: 47 g, Protein: 16 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 628 mg, Fiber: 13 g

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