Hey everyone!! If you aren’t a follower on our Facebook page, you’ve missed some fantastic recipes that our super awesome reader, Kimberly Kolkman Oliver has shared! Since we could all benefit from some more yummy, low calorie recipes, I figured I’d share them here too. And if any of YOU have an amazing recipe to share, please head over to our Facebook Page, “Like” it, and start sharing your recipes, people!
Keep reading to checkout Kim’s delicious Weight Watchers Recipes!!!
White Chicken Chili -5 POINTS +
1 lb boneless skinless chicken or turkey breast
4 ½ cups great northern beans
2 cups fat free, low sodium chicken broth
2 cups thick n chunky salsa
1 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
Cook and shred the chicken or turkey breast and set aside. In a large saucepan mix together the beans, broth, and salsa. Heat through and add extra broth if desired. Stir in the meat and cheese and top with cilantro if desired. Serve hot.
Makes 8 (1 cup) serving: 230 calories, 26 g protein, 24 g carbs, 4 g fat, 8 g fiber and 230 mg sodium
Mexican Turkey Burgers – 3 POINTS +
1 (20 oz) package extra lean ground turkey breast
¼ cup chopped cilantro
¼ cup diced red onion
¼ cup diced red pepper
1/3 cup fresh mushrooms (optional)
1 Tbs taco or fajita seasoning
¼ cup low fat Mexican blend cheese
1 tsp. minced garlic
6 whole grain buns
6 Tbs salsa (optional)
6 Tbs greek yogurt (optional)
In a large mixing bowl, combine the turkey, cilantro, onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, seasoning, cheese and garlic. There will be about 24 oz of mixture, or 4 cups. Divide into 6 patties. Grill the burgers for 3-5 mins on each side or until the inside is no longer pink. Serve on a whole grain bun topped with salsa, avocado, and yogurt (instead of sour cream).
Per Serving (burger only): 120 calories, 23 g protein, 1 g carbs, 2 g fat, 0 g fiber, 30 mg sodium
Black Bean Tortillas – 6 POINTS +
2 brown rice tortillas
2 slices reduced fat pepper Jack cheese
½ cup black beans
¼ cup salsa
2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
Stray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. One at a time, warm each tortilla on both sides. Leave the second tortilla in the pan and tear the cheese into pieces to cover the tortilla in a single layer. Spread the beans over the tortilla and heat for 1-2 minutes. Add the second tortilla and heat for 1 minute longer. Turn the quesadilla over and heat until the cheese is just melted.
Remove the quesadilla from the pan and cut into 6 triangles. Place 3 triangles on a plate and top with salsa and lettuce.
Makes 2 servings
Per serving: 240 calories, 10 g protein, 38 g carbs, 6 g fat, 7 g fiber and 290 m sodium
Breakfast Tacos – 4 POINTS +
3 large romaine lettuce
4 oz cooked 99% fat free grd turkey seasoned with ½ tsp of taco seasoning
½ cup fat free refried beans
¼ cup reduced fat Mexican four blend cheese
2 Tbs sliced black olives (optional)
2 Tbs fresh salsa
3 slices avocado (optional)
Using the lettuce leaves as taco shells, 1/3 of the turkey, beans, cheese, olives and salsa on each end of the leaf. Add an avocado slice if desired and roll each leaf like a wrap, tucking in the edges.
Makes 3 (1 taco) servings: 150 calories, 17 g protein, 11 g carbs, 5 g fat, 4 g fiber, and 310 mg sodium
Thanks Kim!! You rock our Weight Watchin’ world!!