Loving The Northwest

Loving The Northwest

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Since chicken was on sale at Albertson's this week and I have pasta and sauce from previous weeks - this is a perfect recipe to use. I also purchase Mozzarella since I received $2 from Ibotta. Cook fabulous at a low cost.

Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan with Penne Pasta 
Slow Cook Chicken Parmesan from Betty Crocker
1 egg
1/3 cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1 jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese blend (2 oz)
2 2/3 cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)

  • Spray 2- to 3-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • In small shallow bowl, beat egg until foamy. In separate shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Dip chicken into egg, then coat evenly with bread crumb mixture; place in cooker. Spread pasta sauce evenly over chicken.
  • Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • Sprinkle Italian cheese blend over top. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 10 minutes longer. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Serve chicken with pasta.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Weight Watchers Tuna Cakes

With the great deal on the tuna pouches I purchased here's a nice recipe for tuna cakes, which I love. I add a little season salt also.

Weight Watchers Tuna Cakes from Coffee Cake and Cardio/Pinterest

All you have to do is combine the following…
2 cans of tuna (drained)
2 tbsp deli mustard
1 tbsp yellow mustard
1/3 cup of panko bread crumbs (add more if you need to thicken the patties)
garlic powder

season salt
Split the mixture into two and form into patties.  Cook the patties on medium heat in a pan with 2 tsp of olive oil for 10 minutes, flipping once halfway through.  I served the patties (4PP) with wilted spinach and Trader Joe’s Roasted Potatoes.  The whole dinner came out to 10PP.

Slow Cooker Stew Meat

Thank you to my Facebook Just Recipes sight. I love using the slow cooker. You could pour over mashed potatoes, rice, biscuits, etc.