Skinny Spinach Manicotti

Yields: 8 servings – size: 2 manicotti – points+ 10 pts – old points:8 pts – calories: 370 – fat: 16g – carbs: 27g 

Ingredients

  • 16 oz part skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups lowered fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 large egg
  • 10 oz package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 16 crespelles
  • 32oz marinara sauce 

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. In a large bowl, combine ricotta , 1-1/2 cups mozzarella, egg, spinach, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  2. Fill each crespelle with 1/4 cup spinach filling and roll. In a large baking dish, pour a little sauce on the bottom of each dish. Place rolled manicotti seem side down onto baking dish. Top with a little more sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese. Cover with foil and bake about 20-25 min.

Skinny Spinach Manicotti

Ingredients

  • 16 oz part skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups lowered fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 large egg
  • 10 oz package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 16 crespelles
  • 32oz marinara sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. In a large bowl, combine ricotta , 1-1/2 cups mozzarella, egg, spinach, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  2. Fill each crespelle with 1/4 cup spinach filling and roll. In a large baking dish, pour a little sauce on the bottom of each dish. Place rolled manicotti seem side down onto baking dish. Top with a little more sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese. Cover with foil and bake about 20-25 min.
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Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops ‘n’ Tomatoes

Yields: 4 servings – size: 1 1/4 cups – points+:9 points – smart points: 9 – calories: 340 – carbs: 40 – fat 5g 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bay scallops, dried well
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 14oz can diced petite tomatoes, drained
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 7 oz angel hair pasta (whole wheat)

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Directions

  1. Place a large pot of water to boil
  2. Heat a large heavy bottomed skillet on high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp of oil over medium-high heat until mixture starts to brown.
  3. Make sure the pan and oil mixture is very hot. Transfer half of the scallops to the skillet and cook without moving untill seared, about 30 seconds.-Gently flip and sear on the other side for another 20-30 seconds. Remove from skillet and set aside, cook remaining scallops and repeat as the first batch; set aside with first batch.
  4. Add the angel hair to the boiling water, cook according to package directions for al dente.
  5. Reduce the skillet to medium-high heat; add remaining tbsp of olive oil. When hot, add the garlic and cook 1 min. Add the tomatoes, wine, salt and pepper and cook an additional 2 min. Add lemon juice and 2 tbsp of parsley, remove from heat.
  6. Drain any liquid that accumulates from the scallops, then add the scallops to the skillet and remove from heat.
  7. Drain the pasta and place in a large mixing bowl. Top with the scallops and sauce, then add more parsley.

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops ‘n’ Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bay scallops, dried well
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 14oz can diced petite tomatoes, drained
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 7 oz angel hair pasta (whole wheat)

Instructions

  1. Place a large pot of water to boil
  2. Heat a large heavy bottomed skillet on high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp of oil over medium-high heat until mixture starts to brown.
  3. Make sure the pan and oil mixture is very hot. Transfer half of the scallops to the skillet and cook without moving untill seared, about 30 seconds.-Gently flip and sear on the other side for another 20-30 seconds. Remove from skillet and set aside, cook remaining scallops and repeat as the first batch; set aside with first batch.
  4. Add the angel hair to the boiling water, cook according to package directions for al dente.
  5. Reduce the skillet to medium-high heat; add remaining tbsp of olive oil. When hot, add the garlic and cook 1 min. Add the tomatoes, wine, salt and pepper and cook an additional 2 min. Add lemon juice and 2 tbsp of parsley, remove from heat.
  6. Drain any liquid that accumulates from the scallops, then add the scallops to the skillet and remove from heat.
  7. Drain the pasta and place in a large mixing bowl. Top with the scallops and sauce, then add more parsley.
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Angel Hair with Shrimp ‘n’ Tomato Sauce

serves: 4 – serving size: 1/4 – calories: 320 – carbs: 45g – fat: 3g – points+:10 – smart points: 7

Ingredients

  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • oregano
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 8 oz angel hair pasta ( whole wheat)

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Directions

  1. Boil water for pasta. Cook according to package directions
  2. Season shrimp and salt, pepper and oregano.
  3. Cook shrimp and garlic in olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat for about 2 min. Add tomatoes, wine, salt and pepper and cook an additional minute.
  4. Add yogurt and cook 1 more minute. Add lemon juice and parsley and serve over pasta,  enjoy!

Angel Hair with Shrimp 'n' Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • oregano
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 8 oz angel hair pasta ( whole wheat)

Instructions

  1. Boil water for pasta. Cook according to package directions
  2. Season shrimp and salt, pepper and oregano.
  3. Cook shrimp and garlic in olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat for about 2 min. Add tomatoes, wine, salt and pepper and cook an additional minute.
  4. Add yogurt and cook 1 more minute. Add lemon juice and parsley and serve over pasta, enjoy!
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One Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Yields: 4 servings – calories: 350 – fat: 18g – carbs: 8g – protein: 37g

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup low fat mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup whole grain bread crumbs
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil, divided 
  • 3 tbsp oregano
  • salt and pepper

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Directions

Using the bottom of a wide jar or glass, pound the chicken to an even thickness. Salt and pepper both sides.

Place a broiler safe saute pan with 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat on the stove top. Make sure the bottom of the whole pan is coated with the olive oil. Salt and pepper the chicken on both sides. Add chicken to pan. Cook for 1 min to get golden on the bottom. Turn the breasts over and turn the heat to low.

Cover the pan with a tight fitting lid. Cook for 10 min. Don’t remove the lid while cooking. After 10 min, remove the pan from the heat, still covered, and allow to sit for 10 additional min.

Make sure there is no pink in the middle of the breasts. Top chicken breasts first with mozzarella and tomatoes, then with parmesan, and last with the bread crumbs. Add tomatoes on top.

 

One Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup low fat mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup whole grain bread crumbs
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 3 tbsp oregano
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Using the bottom of a wide jar or glass, pound the chicken to an even thickness. Salt and pepper both sides.
  2. Place a broiler safe saute pan with 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat on the stove top. Make sure the bottom of the whole pan is coated with the olive oil. Salt and pepper the chicken on both sides. Add chicken to pan. Cook for 1 min to get golden on the bottom. Turn the breasts over and turn the heat to low.
  3. Cover the pan with a tight fitting lid. Cook for 10 min. Don’t remove the lid while cooking. After 10 min, remove the pan from the heat, still covered, and allow to sit for 10 additional min.
  4. Make sure there is no pink in the middle of the breasts. Top chicken breasts first with mozzarella and tomatoes, then with parmesan, and last with the bread crumbs. Add tomatoes on top.
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Baked Chicken Parmesan

servings: 8 – size:1 piece – points+: 6pts – smart points 5 – calories: 240 – carbs: 14 g 

Ingredients

  • 4 (about 8oz each) boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced in half to make 8
  • 3/4 cup seasoned whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp margarine or olive oil
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup marinera
  • cooking spray

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Spray a large baking sheet lightly with spray.
  2. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan in a bowl. Melt the butter in another bowl. Lightly brush the margarine onto the chicken, then dip into breadcrumb mixture. Place on baking sheet and repeat with the remaining chicken.
  3.  Lightly spray a little more oil on top and bake in the oven for 20 min. Turn chicken over, bake another 5 min.
  4. Remove from oven, spoon 1 tbsp sauce over each piece of chicken and top each with 1 1/2 tbsp of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 5 more min until cheese is melted.

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients

  • 4 (about 8oz each) boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced in half to make 8
  • 3/4 cup seasoned whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp margarine or olive oil
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup marinera
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Spray a large baking sheet lightly with spray.
  2. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan in a bowl. Melt the butter in another bowl. Lightly brush the margarine onto the chicken, then dip into breadcrumb mixture. Place on baking sheet and repeat with the remaining chicken.
  3. Lightly spray a little more oil on top and bake in the oven for 20 min. Turn chicken over, bake another 5 min.
  4. Remove from oven, spoon 1 tbsp sauce over each piece of chicken and top each with 1 1/2 tbsp of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 5 more min until cheese is melted.
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Meatballs with Spicy Marinera Sauce

Yields: 6 servings – serving size: 2 meatballs – calories:260 – fat: 10g 

Ingredients

  • Meatballs: 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp black pepper, divided
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan 
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • Marinera Sauce: 
  • 1 (24oz) jar marinera sauce 
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oregano

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Directions

Preheat oven to 400 F. Mix all the meatball ingredients (except ground turkey). Add the meat and incorporate into the ingredients with your hands. Roll into 12 (1 1/2 inch) meatballs and place on a nonstick or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 min. Turn the meatballs over and bake an additional 10 min, or until cooked through.

Meanwhile, pour marinera sauce and crushed red pepper into a saucepan. Cook on the stove top over low heat until simmering. Add cooked meatballs. Garnish with parsley and onions. Enjoy!

 

Meatballs with Spicy Marinera Sauce

Ingredients

  • Meatballs: 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp black pepper, divided
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • Marinera Sauce:
  • 1 (24oz) jar marinera sauce
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oregano

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Mix all the meatball ingredients (except ground turkey). Add the meat and incorporate into the ingredients with your hands. Roll into 12 (1 1/2 inch) meatballs and place on a nonstick or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 min. Turn the meatballs over and bake an additional 10 min, or until cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, pour marinera sauce and crushed red pepper into a saucepan. Cook on the stove top over low heat until simmering. Add cooked meatballs. Garnish with parsley and onions. Enjoy!
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Turkey Sausage Balls

Yields: 4 servings – calories: 230 – carbs: 1g – fat: 15g – protein: 21g

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp oregano flakes
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

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Directions

  • Combine all ingredients, except the olive oil, together in a bowl. Form small balls.
  • Place 1 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and allow to heat.
  • Working in batches, place sausage balls in the oil and cook until brown on the outside and cooked all the way through, for about 8 min. Place on paper towel lined plate. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with second batch, adding more oil as necessary.

Turkey Sausage Balls

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp oregano flakes
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except the olive oil, together in a bowl. Form small balls.
  2. Place 1 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and allow to heat.
  3. Working in batches, place sausage balls in the oil and cook until brown on the outside and cooked all the way through, for about 8 min. Place on paper towel lined plate. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with second batch, adding more oil as necessary.
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Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

Yields: 6 servings – Serving Size: 3/4 cup – Calories: 340 – Total Fat: 12g – Carbs: 38 – Protein: 23g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
  • 8 oz whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 jar marinara sauce, no sugar added
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • dash of salt and pepper

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Directions

  • Prepare and drain spaghetti according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, pour olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, celery, salt and pepper. Cook for 6-8 min, until onions have softened.
  • Add garlic, ground meat, and basil. Cook for an additional 5 min, until the meat is browned and cooked through. Add the marinera sauce, stir, and bring to a simmer.
  • Add cooked spaghetti to meat sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan if desired.  Enjoy!

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
  • 8 oz whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 jar marinara sauce, no sugar added
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • dash of salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Prepare and drain spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, pour olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, celery, salt and pepper. Cook for 6-8 min, until onions have softened.
  3. Add garlic, ground meat, and basil. Cook for an additional 5 min, until the meat is browned and cooked through. Add the marinera sauce, stir, and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add cooked spaghetti to meat sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan if desired. Enjoy!
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Meatballs With Spicy Marinara Sauce

 

Our Revamp Fitness’ lean version of the classic Italian dish uses ground turkey as leaner, low-calorie alternative to ground beef. Nutritious garnishes like minced onions, parsley, and red pepper flakes give these meatballs a spicy kick with a host of health benefits. After trying one of these warm, chewy balls, your taste buds will be surprised this recipe is both delicious and easy on your waistline!

These meatballs are the ultimate companion to whole-grain spaghetti noodles or pasta, and will forever put an end to fatty, lackluster spaghetti dinners!

Yields: 6 servings – serving size: 2 meatballs – calories:260 – fat: 10g 

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Meatballs With Spicy Marinara Sauce

Ingredients

  • Meatballs: 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp black pepper, divided
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • Marinera Sauce:
  • 1 (24oz) jar marinera sauce
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oregano

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Mix all the meatball ingredients (except ground turkey). Add the meat and incorporate into the ingredients with your hands. Roll into 12 (1 1/2 inch) meatballs and place on a nonstick or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 min. Turn the meatballs over and bake an additional 10 min, or until cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, pour marinara sauce and crushed red pepper into a saucepan. Cook on the stove top over low heat until simmering. Add cooked meatballs. Garnish with parsley and onions. Enjoy!
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