Thursday, March 7, 2013

Healthy Recipes || 20 Healthy Dinner Recipes Under $3

Eating healthy does not have to be expensive.  Check out the following recipe and more at Better Homes and Gardens:

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Budget dinner price: $2.89 per serving

ingredients
  • 1
    16 ounce bag frozen stew vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onion, and celery)
  • 1
    18 ounce jar home-style gravy (1-3/4 cups)
  • 1
    teaspoon finely snipped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 2
    cups cooked turkey or chicken, cut into slices
  • 1/4
    teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1
    cooking apple, thinly sliced
  • Fresh sage leaves (optional)
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted

directions
1.Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a large microwave-safe bowl combine vegetables, gravy, and the 1 teaspoon sage. Cover with vented plastic wrap; microwave on high (100 percent power) for 5 minutes. Add turkey; cover and microwave 4 to 6 minutes more or until stew is heated through and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. In a small bowl combine pepper and nutmeg; set aside.
2.Spoon stew into four 14- to 16-ounce casseroles. Top with apple and, if desired, fresh sage. Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle with nutmeg mixture. Bake uncovered, for 10 minutes or until bubbly and apple slices begin to brown.

nutrition facts
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  •  
  • cal. (kcal) 297,
  •  
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  •  
  • chol. (mg) 71,
  •  
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  •  
  • carb. (g) 23,
  •  
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  •  
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  •  
  • fiber (g) 3,
  •  
  • sugar (g) 9,
  •  
  • pro. (g) 24,
  • vit. A (IU) 1701,
  •  
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  •  
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  •  
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  •  
  • Niacin (mg) 5,
  •  
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  •  
  • Folate (µg) 8,
  •  
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0,
  •  
  • sodium (mg) 753,
  •  
  • Potassium (mg) 376,
  •  
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  •  
  • iron (mg) 2,
  •  
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  •  
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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