Porcupine Meatballs

Ingredients
8 oz. lean ground beef
1/3 c. uncooked white rice
1 1/2 tbsp. onion, minced
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. oregano
1 c. tomato sauce (low sodium)
1 1/2 c. water

Preparation:
Mix meat, rice, onion and seasonings until well blended. Form into 6 equal meatballs. Place rack in pressure cooker. Pour tomato sauce and water into cooker. Add meatballs on top of rack. Secure cover and make sure gauge is in place; bring cooker to pressure according to instructions then time cooker for 123 minutes. Remove cooker from heat and let pressure drop of its own accord. Serving size: 2 meatballs. Calories: 244. Protein: 17 grams. Fat: 10 grams. Cholesterol: 47 mg. Sodium: 493 mg.

Sugar Free Freezer jam

Ingredients
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. water
2 c. fresh strawberries, or fruit of
your choice, washed & diced
Sugar substitute to equal 1 c. sugar
1 env. unflavored gelatin
1 1/2 tsp. Cornstarch

Preparation:
Combine lemon juice, water, gelatin and cornstarch in a saucepan. Heat slowly, stirring constantly, until gelatin and cornstarch dissolves. Add fruit to gelatin mixture. Heat to boiling point over low heat, stirring constantly. Boil berries 3 minutes. (Other fruit may take longer.) Remove from heat and add sugar substitute. Pour into heat proof jars and cover. Let set at room temperature until cooled. Store in refrigerator or freeze.

Chicken Italiano

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

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.

Banana Pudding

Ingredients
2 sm. pkgs. Jello instant pudding vanilla “sugar free”
3 c. skim milk
8 oz. sour cream substitute
8 oz. “lite” Cool Whip
Bananas

Preparation:
Mix pudding and milk. Add sour cream and Cool Whip. Mix well. Alternate layers of pudding and bananas.

Turkey Cabbage Rolls

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

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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