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Crock Pot Posole

Crock Pot Posole

2 cans (14-1/2 oz. ea.) golden hominy, rinsed and drained
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chili peppers, undrained
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs, cut into 1″ pieces
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cans (14-1/2 oz. ea.) reduced sodium chicken broth
1 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
2 TB fresh cilantro, chopped
Fat free dairy sour cream, for garnish

Place hominy, chili peppers, onion, garlic, chicken, tomatoes, chicken broth, oregano, and
cumin in a 3-1/2 to 5 quart crock pot.

Cover and cook on LOW heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on HIGH heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

Stir in cilantro. Garnish each serving with sour cream, if desired.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

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Apricot Quesadillas

Apricot Quesadillas
POINTS® Value: 3
Servings:  4

1/2 cup light cream cheese, whipped
1 TB sugar
1/2 tsp. lemon zest
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
4 medium fat free flour tortillas
4 medium apricots, sliced into thin wedges
1 spray butter flavored cooking spray
1 TB powdered sugar

Stir cream cheese, granulated sugar, zest and lemon juice together in a medium bowl.
Spread 1/4 of mixture on one half of each tortilla, layer each with 1/4 of apricot slices and
fold each tortilla in half.

Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Arrange 2 folded tortillas in skillet; cook
over medium heat until golden brown, flipping once, about 4 to 5 minutes on the first side and
1 to 2 minutes on the other side. Remove from skillet, cover to keep warm and repeat with
remaining 2 tortillas.

Cut each tortilla in half to form quarter wedges, place on a serving platter, dust with powdered
sugar (use a sieve) and serve.

Yields 2 wedges per serving.

Flavor Booster: The hot-sweet bite of ginger adds an exciting taste dimension to the quesadillas.
Halve the sugar in the cream cheese spread and mix in 1 tablespoon finely minced candied ginger.


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