Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Champion Performance Recipe of the Week - The Best Two Ingredient Recipes, Part I
Over the next few weeks, I'll be sharing with you my favorite 2 ingredient recipes. Each will offer you the protein you need, and the flavor you crave, plus options for 'add-ins'. Here are today's...
Slow Cooker Pork Verde
by Chelle Stafford
3 lb lean pork roast (like tenderloin or as lean as you can find)
1 jar Salsa Verde (24 oz) (look for low sodium, low sugar)
For convenience, use a Reynolds Slow Cooker Liner .
Place roast in slow-cooker, add 1/2 jar of salsa verde.
Cook on high 4-6 hours, or until meat shreds easily with a fork.
Drain liquid, remove roast to a shallow dish and shred.
Add remaining 1/2 jar of salsa verde, mix well.
TIPS: Serve over a bed of chopped cabbage, cilantro, romaine & carrots! (as pictured). Swap the Salsa Verde with another salsa of choice... chunky spicy, smoky chipotle, whatever you like!
Add carbs? Try my Baked Salty & Sweet Potatoes. View Recipe
Pork Verde: 156 calories, 26 g protein, 4 g carbs, 3 g fat.
EASY Chicken Parmesan
by Chelle Stafford
4 oz Chicken Breast
1/2 cup Newman's Own Sockarooni Sauce (or other clean marinara)
Spray a small baking dish with cooking oil.
Pour 2 Tbsp sauce into dish.
Place chicken in pan on top of sauce.
Top with 2 Tbsp sauce.
Bake 10 minutes, add remaining sauce, and continue to bake until cooked through or internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
TIPS: Sprinkle on a bit of fresh Parmesan!
per serving: 195 calories, 27grams protein, 12 grams carbs, 4 grams fat, 1 gram fiber.
Chelle's Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken
2 cups clean, low-or no-sugar bbq sauce
Put meat in the crockpot, add 1 cup of bbq sauce, and cook on low about 4 hours. Once meat is cooked, drain off the liquid, then add the 2nd cup of sauce. Allow to cook for another 20 minutes.
NUTRITION: the nutritional info will vary depending on the type of chicken you use (breast, thigh, leg, etc), and the sauce you choose.
More 2-Ingredient Recipes coming next week!!
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