Monday, February 06, 2012

Menu Plan Monday

Here's what we're eating this week, what are you having? Some of the recipes can be found below.

Monday: BBQ chicken sandwiches, on wheat sandwich thins, with sweet potato fries, cucumbers
Tuesday: Salmon, brown rice, broccoli,
Wednesday: Cowboy Stew (new recipe, we'll see how it goes) Salad
Thursday: Creamy Red Potatoes and Chicken (another new recipe,)
Friday: Leftovers/Eat out
Saturday: Broccoli chicken casserole
Sunday: Enchiladas

I have this huge list of slow cooker recipes that a friend sent me years ago, it's got hundreds of recipes. However, there's no mention of where they came from originally. Both of these recipes come from this list. If you know where it came from or if this is your recipe, tell me and I'll give credit. :-)

Creamy Red Potatoes and Chicken
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 8 hrs
1 1/2 Pounds Red Potatoes -- chunked
8 Ounces low fat cream Cheese
10 3/4 Ounces can Cream of Potato Soup
1 Envelope Ranch-style Dressing Mix
12 Ounces Chicken Breast Without Skin -- cut into strips
Notes / Directions
Place potatoes in slow cooker. Beat together the cream cheese, soup and salad dressing mix.
Stir in chicken strips and spread over potatoes (or just stir all together). Cover and cook on Low 8
hours, or until potatoes are tender. Stir once after 5-6 hours. Stir before serving.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 381 Calories; 15g Fat (35.5% calories from fat); 25g
Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 84mg Cholesterol; 626mg Sodium.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 8 hrs
1 1/4 lbs beef stew meat
4 potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 4" pcs.
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (28 oz.) can Baked beans in BBQ Sauce
Notes / Directions
Mix beef, potatoes, onion, salt and pepper in 3 1/2 qt. to 4 qt. slow cooker. Spread beans over beef
mixture. Cover and cook on LOW 8-10 hrs. or until beef is tender.

Per serving: cal 370, fat 12g, sat fat 5g, chol 65mg, sod 1030mg, carb 46g, fiber 8g, prot 28g
Points: 7

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