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Sloppy joe stew

Jan. 22nd, 2008 | 10:27 pm

Really tasty even though we would never have made/eaten this otherwise

3/4lb Ground round
1 large onion finely chopped
2 1/2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
2 celery stalks finely chopped
3/4 tsp Allspice
2 beef bouillon cubes or 2 tsp beef bouillon granules dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
2 15oz cans tomato sauce
1 1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp splenda
1/4tsp black pepper or to taste
salt to taste
3 cups cooked white or brown rice

Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Serving size 1 cup stew plus 1/2 cup rice
Exchanges
2 starch
2 vegetable
2 lean meat

Calories 268
calories from fat 36
Total Fat 4g
saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 274mg
Total Carbohydrate 41g
dietary fiber 6g
sugars 4g
Protein 17g

Step 1
Combine the ground beef, onion, cabbage, celery and allspice in a 12-inch non stick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring to break up the beef, until it is just cooked through, about 6 minutes.
Step 2
Put the cooked beef mixture in a 3-quart or larger slow cooker. Add the bouillon-water mixture, tomato sauce, worcestershire sauce, splenda, black pepper and salt if desired and stir well.
Step 3
Cover and cook on the high setting for 4-5 hours or on the low setting for 9-10 hours.
Step 4
Stir well, Spoon over rice and serve.


It was soooo goood
thanks mindtap

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Pork with Sauerkraut and Tomato

Jan. 19th, 2008 | 02:46 pm

Pork with Sauerkraut and Tomato

12 oz. Pork tenderloin trimmed of all fat and cut into 1 inch pieces
1/8 tsp Black pepper
1 Tbsp Canola oil
1 15oz. Can tomato sauce (you can substitute homemade obviously)
1 cup Sauerkraut
1 1/2 tsp Caraway seeds
1 Tbsp Splenda (or sugar if your diet allows)
1 cup Brown or white rice cooked

Serving size: 1/4 recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch
1 Vegetable
2 Lean meat

Calories 348
From fat 72
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 291mg
Total Carbohydrate 46g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 1g
Protein 23g

Step 1
Sprinkle the meat with pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the tenderloin pieces in oil, stirring frequently, about 5-7 minutes, until browned on all sides.
Step 2
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together the tomato sauce, sauerkraut, caraway seed and Splenda. Add to the pan and stir to coat the pork. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally until meat is cooked through.
Step 3
Serve over rice. Eat. Yummy Face!

So all in all I thought this would be gross. It is actually a little like American sweet and sour pork without the battering and deep frying. Tasty stuff

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Summer Rolls

Jan. 19th, 2008 | 02:45 pm

Home made summer rolls, Yum!
My first attempt at Summer Rolls
rice vermicelli, basil, mint, cilantro, red leaf lettuce, bbq pork, shrimp, shredded carrot and shredded cucumber

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