Salmon Garden Skillet

Ingredients

  • 1 14.5-ounce can salmon, drained
  • 1 cup CNP Magic Mix
    2 cups water or broth
  • 2 teaspoons ranch seasoning
  • 1 cup canned peas, drained
  • 1 cup canned corn, drained
  • 2 cups whole-wheat or egg noodles, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Prepare ingredients. Stir together in a large pan or electric skillet.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat. Cover pan and simmer 10-15 minutes, until pasta is tender.
  5. Top with cheese or breadcrumbs, if desired, near the end of cooking.

Makes 4-6 servings

Beef Stew & Noodles

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned beef stew 
  • 2 cups fresh, frozen, or canned vegetables (optional) 
  • 1 cup cooked whole wheat pasta or egg noodles

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water.
  2. In a saucepan on medium high, heat one cup of beef stew. Add in vegetables, if desired, and cook until bubbling or vegetables are tender. 
  3. Pour over cooked, warmed pasta and enjoy. 

Makes 6 servings

Waldorf Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apples
  • 2 stalks celery
  • ½ cup seedless grapes
  • ⅓ cup nuts (optional)
  • ½ cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water.
  2. Wash apples, celery, and grapes. Dice apples (leave peels on). Dice celery. Cut grapes in half.
  3. Chop nuts into small pieces.
  4. Combine apples, celery, grapes, nuts, and yogurt.
  5. Toss gently and serve immediately. Serve alone or in pita bread as a sandwich.
  6. Store leftovers in the refrigerator up to one day.

Makes 6 servings

Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 5-ounce cans of chicken
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 1 Tablespoon dill pickle relish or chopped dill pickle (optional)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water.
  2. Combine all ingredients except chicken and mix until well blended.
  3. Drain chicken and flake apart with a fork. 
  4. Add chicken to other ingredients and mix well. 
  5. Serve on whole-grain bread, tortilla, lettuce leaf, or in a tomato. 

Makes 6 servings

Speedy Burritos

Ingredients

  • 4 cups potatoes (finely chopped) 
  • 1 onion (chopped) 
  • 1 bell pepper (red or green, chopped) 
  • 3 garlic cloves (pressed or finely chopped) 
  • 2 eggs (beaten) 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 
  • Salsa or hot sauce to taste 
  • 9 tortillas (flour or corn) 

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds. 
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high setting.
  3. Add onion, green pepper, potatoes, and garlic. Cook until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Raw potatoes may need longer; check if done with a fork.
  4. Reduce heat to medium setting, spread potato mix out to the sides of the skillet, leaving a space in the middle for the eggs. Add the eggs and scramble them until cooked (do not mix potatoes until eggs are cooked firm). Stir all ingredients together.
  5. Wrap tortillas around the filling and top with salsa and cheese.

Makes 9 servings

Banana Oat Energy Bites

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats 
  • 1 banana 
  • cup applesauce 
  • ¼ cup raisins 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Nonstick spray

 

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Mash bananas and add applesauce and vanilla. Mix well.  
  3. Add oatmeal, raisins and cinnamon. Mix well.
  4. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray or line with parchment paper. 
  5. Form mixture into rounds and place on baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.  

Makes 36 servings

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