Wednesday, March 11, 2009

French Onion Crock Pot Chicken

From: Natasha

In a crock pot add:
1/2 onion, roughly chopped
16 oz lowfat sour cream
1 can cream of mushroom soup or cream of chicken soup
1 packet french onion soup mix (Lipton/Knorr powder packets)
4 chicken breasts

Egg Noodles, boil just before you're ready to eat.

Cook for 8 hours on low or 6 hours on high, serve over egg noodles and top with chopped scallions or chives for a little color if you have them.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Tilapia Filets with Spinach, Capers and Tomatoes

From: Natasha

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (less for mild)
2 tilapia fillets
s & p
2 lg handfuls of fresh baby spinach
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp capers, drained

*In a med skillet drizzle olive oil and bring 1/4 water to boil, add toms and red pepper flakes, top toms with tilapia fillets and season with s & p. Cover, cook 3 mins. Add spinach on top and cover again. Cook until spinach is wilted and tilapia flakes easily with fork. About 2 min. With a slotted spoon or spatula remove fillets and veggies. Cover with foil.

*Make sauce in the skillet you just cooked in. Off heat, add butter, lemon juice & capers. Swirl until butter melts, season with s & p. Drizzle with sauce and eat up!