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Low Calorie Recipe

Stack-A-Dinner by layering rice, peas, and a tasty meat mixture onto serving plates sprinkling it with cheese.



1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound ground chicken breasts, skinless and cooked
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
8 ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 teaspoon oregano
3 drops hot pepper sauce
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups long grain white rice, cooked
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1 cup fat free Cheddar cheese, grated

Recipe Directions

In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken, onions, and bell peppers. Cook until chicken is no longer tender and vegetables are tender.

Add tomato sauce, catsup, oregano, hot sauce, water, salt, and black pepper. Bring to a boil, stirring often.

Recipe Note

To serve, layer rice, peas, and meat mixture onto serving plates. Then, sprinkle with cheese. Vary the vegetable and serve over spaghetti or a different kind of noodles.

Not all ground poultry is as healthy as one may think. Ground turkey or chicken often includes the skin and dark meat, adding a lot of fat and calories. Look for lean or breast on the label to ensure it includes only breast meat, which is much leaner.

Makes 6 servings
Calories: 385; Fat: 2g; Protein: 25g; Carbohydrate: 61g; Cholesterol: 44mg; Sodium: 598mg

Calories from Fat: 5 percent