Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Penne with Pork and Vegetables

 



main meals

POINTS® Value: 8
Servings:
 4

Preparation Time:
 0 min
Cooking Time:
 0 min
Level of Difficulty:
 Easy
Course:
main meals

This is a wonderfully aromatic and flavorful recipe. It will easily be one of our favorites!


Ingredients

·         6 oz uncooked penne

·         4 tsp olive oil

·         1 cup onion(s), coarsely chopped

·         1 bell pepper(s), 1/2 medium green and 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper

·         5 oz ground pork

·         4 oz white wine, dry

·         4 serving Hunts Canned Whole Tomatoes, Drained and Chopped

·         2 Tbsp parsley, minced, fresh flat-leaf parsley

·         2 clove garlic clove(s), minced

·         1 leaf bay leaf

·         1 tsp McCormick Oregano leaves

·         1 tsp McCormick Thyme leaves

·         1 tsp ground basil

·         1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

·         1/4 tsp McCormick Ground black pepper

·         2/3 tsp table salt, e.g. pinch

·         4 tsp grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions


1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook penne 13 minutes, until tender. Drain, discarding liquid; place into serving bowl. Keep warm.
2. Meanwhile in a large nonstick skillet, heat oil; add onions. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, 5 minutes, until softened. Add green and yellow bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, 2-3 minutes, until bell peppers are softened.
3. Make well in center of vegetables; add pork. Cook, stirring to break up meat, 3-4 minutes, until no longer pink. Stir onion mixture and wine into cooked pork; cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes, until almost all liquid is evaporated. Add tomatoes, parsely, garlic, bay leaf, oregano, thyme, basil, red pepper flakes, black pepper and salt; cook, stirring frequently, 15-20 minutes, until sauce is thickened and flavors are blended. Reove and discard bay leaf.
4. Top warm penne with pork mixture; toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with cheese.

 

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Mexican Eggbeaters Scramble Rollup

Main meals
POINTS® Value: 5
Servings: 1

Preparation Time: 5 min
Cooking Time: 10 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Course: main meals



Ingredients
1/4 cup onion(s), Finely Chopped
2 clove garlic clove(s), crushed or finely chopped
1/4 cup bell pepper(s), Finely Chopped
1/2 cup Egg Beaters Cheese & Chive Egg Substitute
1 slice Weight Watchers Singles
1 serving Damascus Bakery Whole Grain Roll-Up
1/4 cup Old El Paso Picante, medium
1/8 tsp McCormick Ground cumin
1/8 tsp chili powder
1/8 tsp garlic salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp Italian seasoning
Instructions

Saute vegetables and italian seasonings in a non-stick skillet until onions are translucent.
Add 1/2 cup of Egg Beaters. Season with cumin, chili-powder, garlic salt and pepper, to taste. Seasoning quantities are approximate.
Once the egg-beaters are firm (not runny), place mixture on flat Roll-Up. Add cheese slice on top of egg mixture.
Roll up mixture. Sprinke the salsa on top of the rollup.
Enjoy.