Poultry

Chicken Jardiniere

[expand title=’Ingredients’]Cooking spray
6 oz. boneless, skinless chicken
breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes
2 med. potatoes, quartered
2 carrots, cut in chunks
2 turnips, quartered
2 stalks celery, cut in chunks
1 med. onion, quartered
1/2 tsp. chicken broth granules
1/2 c. water[/expand]

Preparation:
Spray pressure cooker pan with cooking spray. Brown chicken evenly on all sides in cooker. Remove chicken. Put rack in. Add all ingredients on top of rack. Secure cover and make sure pressure gauge is in place; bring cooker to pressure according to instructions, then time cooker for 4 minutes. Cool pressure cooker immediately under cool running water. Calories: 260. Protein: 22 grams. Fat: 4 grams. Cholesterol: 48 mg. Sodium: 362 mg.

Foiled Chicken

[expand title=’Ingredients’]2 (6 oz.) skinned chicken breast halves
1/4 c. sliced onion
1/2 tomato, sliced
1 med. baking potato, sliced
1 sm. carrot, sliced
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. dried whole tarragon
1 tsp. lemon juice[/expand]

Preparation:
Cut two pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil; place a chicken breast in center of each. Top with onion and remaining ingredients. Wrap well. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings. (220 calories, 30 grams protein, 2 grams fat, 22 grams carbohydrates, 66 milligrams cholesterol, 111 milligrams sodium and 72 milligrams calcium.)

Turkey Meatballs and Rice

[expand title=’Ingredients’]1 lb. ground turkey
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (16 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
1 lg. onion, sliced thin and separated
1 lg. green pepper, chopped
7 oz. uncooked instant rice[/expand]

Preparation:
Mix ground turkey, eggs, chili powder, salt and pepper. Shape into 1 1/2 to 2 inch balls. Place in a 2 quart casserole dish. Microwave on high until meatballs are set and lose pink color. Rearrange meatballs after half the cooking time. Stir in remaining ingredients, cover. Microwave on high until mixture is bubbly and onions are tender. Let stand until rice is tender. Makes 7 servings.

Chicken Italiano

[expand title=’Ingredients’]3 whole chicken breasts, halved and skinned
2 (6 oz.) cans tomato sauce
2 med. carrots, sliced thin
1/4 c. diced onions
1/2 c. green peppers, diced
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. salt
Pepper to taste
4 oz. can mushrooms
1 pkt. Sweet and low[/expand]

Preparation:
Brown chicken in non stick pan. Add remaining ingredients, except mushrooms and sweet and low. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook u uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Stir in sweet and low. 6 servings. 215 calories each serving.

Turkey Cabbage Rolls

[expand title=’Ingredients’]1/2 c. uncooked rice
1 1/2 lbs. lean ground turkey
1/4 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp Accent
Dash of pepper
2 c. canned tomatoes, cut up
10 cabbage leaves
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. cold water[/expand]

Preparation:
Combine first 8 ingredients and mix well. Steam cabbage leaves 3 minutes or until just limp. Drain. Spoon meat mixture onto leaves; roll each leaf around meat, turning ends under. Place in large saucepan or dutch oven; pour remaining tomatoes over rolls. Cover, simmer 45 minutes. Remove rolls to warm platter. Combine cornstarch and cold water, stir into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils. Serve with cabbage rolls

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