Chicken Cannellini Tetrazzini

September 18, 2013

Makes 8 main dish servings 7 ounces spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed (also works well with cooked turkey) 1 cup (4 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded 1 can (10.75 ounces) reduced fat, reduced sodium creams of mushroom soup […]

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Chicken Red Bean Creole

September 18, 2013

Makes 6 main dish servings (1 ½ cups per serving) 1 ½ pounds boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch strips 1 can (14.5 ounces) no salt added diced tomatoes, do not drain 1 cup chili sauce 1 ½ cups green bell pepper, chopped (~ 1 large pepper) ½ cup celery, chopped (~ 1 ¼ stalks) […]

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Heart Healthy Turkey Chili

September 10, 2012

Ingredients 1 pound Ground Turkey 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 2 cups Onion, Diced 1 cup Celery, Diced 1/4 cup Jalapeno, Diced 1 tablespoon Chili Powder 1 tablespoon Cumin 1 teaspoon Oregano, Dry 1 tablespoon Thyme, Dry 2 teaspoons Garlic, Minced 2 each 28 oz. Diced Tomatoes 2 cups Dark Red Kidney Beans 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce 2 […]

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Quick & Easy Cassoulet

August 13, 2010

Serve with a thick slice of lightly buttered rye bread and a cold tossed salad. Lower the sodium in this recipe by using low-sodium kielbasa and low-sodium beans and tomato sauce. Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1 15-ounce can, rinsed and drained, or 1 3/4 cups cooked dry-packaged black beans 1 15-ounce can, rinsed and drained, […]

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Pink Beans with Chicken Breasts, Oranges & Walnuts

August 13, 2010

Warm spices and fresh oranges make this a perfect winter dish. Recipe from The Instant Bean by Sally and Martin Stone. Makes 4 main-dish servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 cup orange […]

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One Dish Rosemary Chicken & White Beans

August 13, 2010

Rosemary, tomatoes and kalamata olives spice up this quick and traditional, French Provencal dish. Makes 4 serving Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 8 skinless and boneless chicken thighs (about 1 pound) 1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 15-ounce can, rinsed and drained, […]

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Caribbean Chicken with Pineapple-Black Bean Sauce

August 13, 2010

Mango chutney, ginger and pineapple add a sweet-and-sour kick to beans and rice. Makes 6 main dish servings Ingredients Vegetable cooking spray 6 small skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 1/2 pounds) Salt and pepper to taste 1 large sweet red pepper, sliced 6 green onions and tops, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 to […]

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Beans & Turkey Franks Tuscan-Style

August 13, 2010

Try this dish with Chianti wine and a green salad. Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each) Ingredients 1 pound Italian turkey sausage links 1/4 cup water 1 small red bell pepper, sliced 1 small green bell pepper, sliced 1 medium red onion, sliced 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 […]

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Bean Pies in Flower Pots

August 13, 2010

Flower pots make a clever presentation for these bean pot pies, but any custard cup can be substituted Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 15-ounce can, rinsed and drained, or 1 3/4 cups cooked dry-packaged pinto beans 1 medium carrot, sliced 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped red or green pepper 1/4 cup chopped celery […]

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