Monday, February 22, 2010

Dinner for under $10- fix Porcupines (recipe in post)

Great recipe! Porcupines Healthy (low in fat)

Prep time 5 min. Cook: 1 hour
Serves 6
Cost per serving. $1.15


1 1/4 lb. ground turkey
1 large carrot, shredded
2/3 cup uncooked brown rice
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
3-14.5 oz cans low-sodium chicken broth
6 large flour tortillas

1. Fill large pot with water and heat to boiling. Combine turkey, carrot, rice, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Use your fingers to mix gently but thoroughly; do not overmix. Form mixture into about 16 balls; do not compact them tightly.

2. Using a slotted spoon, carefully place balls in boiling water, making sure water covers them. Return water to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. Drain water and return pot to stove. Pour broth into pot and simmer for another 30 minutes.

Spoon balls into bowls and serve with warm tortillas on the side.

per serving: 330 calories, 4g Fat, 29g protein, 2g fiber, 53g Chol., 42g carb.

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