Thursday, May 28, 2009

Twenty Minute Chicken Parmesan

20-Minute Chicken Parmesan

Serves: 4

Take a traditional favorite, make it low-fat and easy to prepare, and you end up with this chicken entrée. It's so simple, even your kids can help!

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1-3/4 cups spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1. Place chicken between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten to 1/4 inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin.
2. Dip chicken in egg, and dredge between breadcrumbs.
3. Cook chicken in butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned on both sides.
4. Spoon spaghetti sauce over chicken; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce, heat and simmer 10 minutes.
5. Sprinkle with cheeses and parsley; cover and simmer 5 additional minutes or until cheeses melt.

NUTRITION INFO (per serving)
Calories: 364.8
Fat: 14.3 g
Carbohydrates: 20.6 g
Protein: 36.7 g

Happy Cooking~ Lisa

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Cabbage Patch Casserole~


1 pound lean ground beef

1 onion, chopped

1 can (15 ounce size) ranch-style beans

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 1/2 cups chopped cabbage

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 can (14.5 ounce size) stewed tomatoes, with liquid

2 stalks celery, chopped

1/4 cup picante sauce

1 cup water

salt to taste

freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions:In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with the onion. Drain fat. Combine ranch-style beans, cumin, garlic, cabbage and green pepper in crock pot. Stir in stewed tomatoes, celery, picante sauce, water, and beef mixture. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover and cook for 6 to 8 hours. Nutrition Info: Amount Per Serving Calories: 376 Total Fat: 14.4g Cholesterol: 74mg Sodium: 914mg Total Carbs: 31.3g Dietary Fiber: 9.1g Protein: 29.8g

Yummy! Happy Cooking. Lisa