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Lowfat Crockpot Recipes

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This page includes recipes for:

Snake Meat
Cabbage Roll Casserole
Lowfat Meat Loaf
Chicken Bonne Femme
Healthy Chicken Chowder

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Snake Meat

1-12 oz bottle chili sauce
1-16 oz can cranberry sauce
1-16 oz pkg low-fat Healthy choice smoked sausage

In large saucepan mix all ingredients together. Place over low heat and simmer for at least two hours. Or cook all day on Low in crockpot. Serve over rice.
16 gm fat for entire dish

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

6 cups shredded cabbage and carrots
3/4 lb cooked extra lean ground beef
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup raw long grain rice
1-26 oz can low fat chunky spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp seasoned salt

Place half the cabbage and carrots in crockpot. Crumble ground beef over top. Sprinkle 1/4 tsp of the salt and 1/8 tsp of pepper over beef. Evenly spread onion, the rice over top. Top with remaining cabbage, salt, and pepper. Combine spaghetti sauce , water, basil and seasoned salt. Pour over cabbage. Cover and cook on Low 5-6 hours or until rice is tender.

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Low-fat Meat Loaf

1 lb extra lean ground beef
2 cups shredded cabbage
1 medium green pepper, diced
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp onion flakes
1/2 tsp caraway seeds(optional)

Combine all ingredients. Shape into loaf. Place on rack in crockpot. Cover and cook on High for 3-4 hours.

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Chicken Bonne Femme....Weight Watchers

1-3 lb chicken cut into 8 pieces
2 cups frozen baby onions
2 cups whole baby carrots
1/2 lb new or red potatoes, cur into 1" chunks
1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 medium celery ribs, cut into 2" pieces
2 strips turkey bacon, diced
bay leaf
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
2 tbsp fresh tarragon or mint, minced
1 2" strip lemon zest, minced
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt

In slow cooker, combine chicken, onions, carrots, broth, celery, bacon, bay leaf, thyme and pepper. cook on Low 8-10 hours. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine paersley, tarragon, lemon zest and juice. Set aside. With slotted spoon, remove chicken and vegetables to heated platter. Cover with foil and keep warm. Skim off and discard any fatfrom liquid in crockpot. Stir in parsley mixture and salt, spoon over chicken and vegetables.

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Healthy Chicken Chowder

1/2 cup shredded carrot
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp onion powder
1 potato, peeled, cut into 1/2" chunks
4 chopped green onions
1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" cubes
2-15 oz cream style corn
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup mashed potato flakes

Mix all ingredients except cheese and potato flakes in crockpot. Cover and cook on Low for 5-6 hours or until potato is tender and chicken is no longer pink. Stir in potato flakes and cook on High, uncovered for 5 minutes until chowder has thickened and flakes have dissolved. Top with cheese before serving.

per serving: 367 calories, 45 mg cjolesterol, 8 g fat

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