Saturday, January 15, 2011

Orange Banana Smoothie / All-American Chili

From Parents & Teens by Patti Chadwick ~
Used by permission

Orangy-Banana Smoothie
Prep: 5 min. ~ This recipe created by Kraft Foods.
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Low Fat Cottage Cheese
1/2 cup milk
1 medium banana, peeled, cut into chunks
3 Tbsp. orange marmalade
1 cup ice cubes
Place all ingredients in blender container; cover.  Blend until smooth.  Makes 3 (1 cup) servings

Great Substitute: Substitute strawberry preserves for orange marmalade.
Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories 170, Total fat 2.5 g, Saturated fat 1.5 g, Cholesterol 15.0 mg, Sodium 290.0 mg, Carbohydrate 28.0 g, Fiber 1.0 g, Sugars 17.0 g, Protein 10.0 g    
Diet Exchange: 1 Fruit, 1 Carbohydrate, 1 Meat
All-American Chili
1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 can (15 ounces) red kidney beans, undrained
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 tablespoon white vinegar 
2 tablespoons McCormick Chili Powder
2 tablespoons McCormick Instant Minced Onion
1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
1/4 teaspoon McCormick Garlic Salt
Sliced scallions and dairy sour cream to serve, if desired
Shredded Cheddar Cheese to garnish 

Cook meat in 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring constantly. Drain off excess fat. 
Stir in beans, tomato sauce, vinegar, chili powder, minced onion, sugar if using, and garlic salt. Heat just to boil, reduce heat immediately, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
Serve topped with sliced scallions and dairy sour cream.  Garnish with shredded Cheddar cheese.  Makes 4 servings, 1 cup each
This recipe created by McCormick and was brought to you courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes of