Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Super Bowl XLV - Are You Ready For Some Football?

Perhaps...or maybe you're just ready for a party! Here's a menu that puts a healthy spin on the traditional Super Bowl Sunday menu! Put the chili on the morning of, make the spinach dip the night before, and you won't be slaving away in the kitchen while everybody else is watching the game. Because whether you're for the Packers or the Steelers...or you just want to watch hunky guys in tight pants butt heads...you don't want to miss a single minute of the action!

(serves 8 - only 240 calories per serving!)


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound ground turkey
2 (10.75 ounce) cans low sodium tomato soup
1 (10.75 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilis
2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
1 medium onion, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 pinch ground allspice
salt to taste


1.Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place turkey in the skillet, and cook until evenly brown; drain.
2.Coat the inside of a slow cooker with cooking spray, and mix in turkey, tomato soup, diced tomatoes, kidney beans, black beans, bell pepper and onion. Season with chili powder, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, cumin, black pepper, allspice and salt.
3.Cover, and cook 8 hours on Low or 4 hours on High.

(serves 6)


1 box (10 oz size) frozen chopped Spinach
1 small onion, chopped
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese
3 tablespoons low fat ranch dressing
1/2 cup light sour cream
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


Cook spinach according to package directions; drain well and chill.

Pulse onion, cheese, dressing, sour cream, basil, and garlic powder in a blender. Pour into a bowl, stir in the spinach and mix well. Serve chilled, with raw veggies and pita wedges.


Cut pita rounds into quarters and place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Spray lightly with cooking spray and sprinkle with cumin and garlic salt. Place in a preheated oven (400 degrees) and cook for five minutes or until lightly browned.

Game Time - Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 6:30pm ET on FOX

Go Team! C

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