Recipes

Diabetic Chicken Fajita Pasta June 13 2015

Diabetic Chicken Fajita Pasta with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip 0 Carb Noodles, any shape
6 oz skinless chicken breast, cubed
1/2 bell pepper, sliced thin
1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1 Italian tomato, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup heavy cream 
1/2 teaspoon sriracha sauce
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
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Rinse and drain noodles; let sit. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Coat chicken with cooking spray and sprinkle with pepper. Add onion, garlic and bell pepper to skillet. Cook 1 minute while stirring, then place on a plate. Add chicken broth, cream, sriracha, chili powder and cumin to skillet and stir until smooth. Add veggies back to skillet, then stir in chicken and noodles. Cover and cook 10 minutes. Season to taste and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 159     Carbs: 4 grams     Protein: 18 grams
Fat: 8 grams     Sodium: 227 mg     WW Points Plus: 3
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Skinny 9 Carb Garlic Pasta June 05 2015

Skinny 9 Carb Garlic Pasta with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4

2 bags Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
12 oz raw shrimp, peeled & cut into 1" pieces
12 oz Fage nonfat plain yogurt
10 asparagus spears, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup frozen peas
3 cloves garlic, minced & mashed
2 green onions, sliced thin diagonally
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Drain noodles and add to the pot. Add shrimp and veggies except onion. Cook 2-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, drain well. Mix garlic and salt in a large bowl until a paste forms. Whisk in yogurt, lemon juice, oil and pepper. Stir in onion.  Add noodle mixture and toss to coat. Serve or refrigerate.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories: 194     Carbs: 9 grams     Protein: 26 grams
Fat: 6 grams     Sodium: 671 mg     WW Points Plus: 5


2 Carb Cheesy Taco Pasta Casserole April 28 2015

Low Carb Pasta Taco Bake with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 6

2 bags No Carb Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
1 lb extra lean ground beef
1 pkg taco seasoning mix
3/4 cup water
1 1/2 cups shredded lowfat Mexican blend cheese
4 oz lite cream cheese, cubed
2 green onions, sliced thin diagonally
2 tablespoons sliced green onion (garnish)
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat a 8x8" baking dish with cooking spray. In a nonstick skillet** brown ground beef and drain. Rinse noodles, chop and add to pan. Stir in taco seasoning, water, onion and pepper.

Stir in cream cheese and 1 cup shredded cheese until melted. Spoon into baking dish. Top with remaining cheese and green onion. Bake uncovered 30 minutes. Let sit 5 minutes to firm up and serve.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories: 185     Carbs: 2 grams     Protein: 24 grams
Fat: 9 grams     Sodium: 269 mg     WW Points Plus: 5


Low Carb Spicy Pasta Cacciatore April 24 2015

Low Carb Pasta Chicken Cacciatore with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4

2 bags 0 Calorie Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
1 lb boneless chicken breast, cubed
2 cups sliced mushrooms
3/4 cup diced bell pepper
1 1/2 cups Hunts No Sugar Pasta Sauce
1/2 cup dry red wine
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

We've eliminated some steps to make this classic Italian dish even easier! Season chicken on all sides. Rinse and drain noodles, let sit. In a large saucepan add bell pepper and wine. Cook on medium heat until wine is reduced by half. Stir in other ingredients, cover and simmer 30 minutes. Heat noodles and arrange on plates or stir into pan to mix with sauce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories: 155     Carbs: 7 grams     Protein: 25 grams
Fat: 3 grams     Sodium: 648 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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8 Carb Deep Dish Chicken Alfredo Lasagna April 01 2015 2 Comments

8 Carb Deep Dish Chicken Alfredo Lasagna with Skinny Dip Noodles PastaServes 6
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2 bags Skinny Dip No Calorie Lasagna Noodles
1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
6 oz lowfat cream cheese, softened
4 oz shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 cup lowfat milk
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
1 1/2 cups fresh spinach, thinly sliced
1 cup artichoke hearts, drained & diced fine
1/3 cup minced sun dried tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat 9x9" baking dish with cooking spray or Misto oil sprayer. In a bowl mix chicken, artichokes, tomato and basil, then stir in half of mozzarella.

In another bowl add cream cheese, milk, Parmesan, garlic powder and pepper. Beat with a mixer until blended. Add half of cream cheese mixture to chicken. Spread half of remaining cream cheese on bottom of baking dish.

Cover bottom of baking dish with noodles and 1/3 of the chicken mixture. Repeat layers of noodles and chicken twice. Top with remaining noodles, cream cheese mixture and mozzarella. Cover with foil.

Bake 30 minutes or until hot. Let stand 5 minutes, then slice into 6 pieces and serve.

Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 197     Carbs: 8 grams     Protein: 21 grams
Fat: 9 grams     Sodium: 482 mg     WW Points Plus: 5
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Dyan's 5 Carb Asian Noodle Soup April 01 2015

Dyan's 5 Carb Asian Noodle Soup with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 2
(see more of Dyan's recipes at Let's Talk Food)
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1 bag No Calorie Skinny Dip Noodles Fettuccini
1/2 cup cubed lite silken firm tofu
1 cup fresh baby spinach
2 medium mushrooms, sliced
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon miso paste (in the Asian foods aisle)
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon dried cilantro
1 lime, cut in half
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Dyan says this recipe makes quite a bit of broth, so we figured the nutrition info for 2 servings. Mix chicken broth, miso paste, ginger, cilantro and mushrooms. Bring to a boil. Rinse the Skinny Dip Noodles and add to broth. Stir in spinach. Boil for 3 minutes. Squeeze in juice of 1/2 lime and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 50     Carbs: 5 grams     Protein: 6 grams
Fat: 1 gram     Sodium: 895 mg     WW Points Plus: 1
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Vanessa's Low Carb Shrimp Primavera March 25 2015

Vanessa's Low Carb Shrimp PrimaveraServes 2

1 bag No Carb Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
3 oz small shrimp, cleaned
3/4 cup Classico Lite Alfredo Sauce
1/4 cup water
4 broccoli florets, cut in half
1/4 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup sliced carrot
1/8 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Rinse and drain noodles; let sit. Mix Alfredo sauce, Parmesan, water and pepper in a nonstick saucepan. Add veggies and cook covered for 3 minutes. Stir in noodles and cook 5 minutes, then add shrimp. Cook 3 minutes or until shrimp just start to curl. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 134     Carbs: 9 grams     Protein: 13 grams
Fat: 5 grams     Sodium: 488 mg     WW Points Plus: 3
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Low Carb Pork Ragu Pasta March 22 2015

http://bit.ly/10YsNYdServes 4
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2 bags No Carb Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
1 1/2 cups shredded leftover pork roast
1 1/2 cups no-sugar added pasta sauce
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 carrot, diced fine
1/2 onion, chopped fine
1/2 bell pepper, chopped fine
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon ground fennel seed
1 teaspoon dried poultry seasoning (not ground)
1/2 teaspoon pepper
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Rinse and drain noodles, let sit. Add oil to large nonstick skillet. Add garlic, bell pepper and carrot. Cook until soft, then add wine. Cook until reduced by half, then stir in chicken broth, pasta sauce and spices. Stir in shredded pork and noodles. Cover and cook 15 minutes. Season to taste and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 172     Carbs: 9 grams     Protein: 16 grams
Fat: 8 grams     Sodium: 581 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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Spicy Fettuccini & Crispy Tofu, Mushrooms & Spinach March 20 2015 2 Comments

Spicy Fettuccini, Crispy Tofu, Mushrooms and Spinach with zero calorie Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 2
(recipe & photo courtesy of Dyan Price of Let's Talk Food)

1 bag Skinny Dip Noodles Fettuccini, or any shape
4 oz silken lite firm tofu
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon dried cilantro leaves 
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We love creative recipes from our customers and we think Dyan's is a real winner!  Easy to make, low calorie and vegetarian friendly.  Rinse and drain noodles; let sit.  Drain tofu on paper towels, then cube.

Add 1 teaspoon oil to a large nonstick skillet wok over high heat. Add mushrooms and stir fry 1 minute or until golden brown. Add spinach and cook 1 minute until wilted.  Add soy sauce, ginger and cilantro, then add noodles. Toss and cook 1-2 minutes until hot. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
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Add 1 teaspoon oil to skillet wok. When it's hot add tofu and cook until crispy, flipping occasionally. Add to noodles mixture and serve immediately.
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Nutrition Per Serving 
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Calories: 88     Carbs: 4 grams     Protein: 7 grams
Fat: 5 grams     Sodium: 319 mg     WW Points Plus: 2
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Low Carb Hot & Sour Soup February 22 2015

Low Carb Hot Sour Soup with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4

1 bag Skinny Dip 0 Calorie Angel Hair Pasta
3 oz boneless pork chops, cut into 2" matchstick strips
4 oz silken light firm tofu, sliced into 1" ribbons
3 cups Swanson Chinese Hot & Sour Broth (in soup aisle)
1 egg, beaten
1 cup sliced raw mushrooms (dried & soaked preferred)
1/4 cup sliced canned bamboo shoots
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced  (optional)
1 green onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
1/8 teaspoon white pepper (optional, but worth it)

Stir cornstarch and water in a mug until smooth. Add broth, cornstarch mixture, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, jalapeno, garlic and white pepper.  Bring to a boil while stirring. Stir in rinsed noodles, then pork and tofu. Cook 3 minutes. Pour in egg while stirring in a clockwise direction. Cook 1 minute then garnish with green onion.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 87     Carbs: 5 grams     Protein: 10 grams
Fat: 3 grams     Sodium: 429 mg     WW Points Plus: 2


Mom's 8 Carb Chicken Noodle Dinner February 18 2015 1 Comment

Mom's 8 Carb Chicken Noodle DinnerServes 8

4 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Noodles, any shape
4 5-oz chicken breasts
10 oz bag frozen broccoli florets, thawed
10 oz can lowfat cream chicken soup
1 cup grated Parmesan
3/4 cup lowfat milk
6 oz fat free plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup lite mayonnaise
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups cornflakes, crushed (optional)
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A classic family casserole perfect for turkey leftovers or a rotisserie chicken! Thanks to zero carb Skinny Dip Noodles the carbs are slashed compared to traditional noodles. Make 2 8x8" pans and freeze one for later. 

Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat 9x13" baking pan (or 2 8x8" baking pans) with cooking spray. Rinse noodles, drain well and chop smaller. Stir together cornflakes and 1/2 cup Parmesan. Bring a skillet of water to a boil, add chicken and cook 10 minutes. Remove to a cutting board then cut into 1" cubes.

In a large nonstick saucepan whisk together milk, flour, onion salt and pepper. Bring to a boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly and remove from heat. Whisk in mayo, yogurt, mushroom soup and 1/2 cup Parmesan. Stir in noodles, chicken and broccoli and pour into the baking pan. Cover with cornflake Parmesan topping.

Bake uncovered 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let sit 5 minutes then serve.

Nutrition Per Serving
(without cornflake topping) 
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Calories: 182     Carbs: 8 grams     Protein: 22 grams
Fat: 7 grams     Sodium: 346 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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(with Skinny Dip Noodles and cornflake topping)
Calories: 208     Carbs: 13 grams     Protein: 23 grams
Fat: 7 grams     Sodium: 652 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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(with regular noodles and cornflake topping)
Calories: 323     Carbs: 33 grams     Protein: 27 grams
Fat: 9 grams     Sodium: 794 mg     WW Points Plus: 8


Low Carb Angel Hair Chicken Piccata February 16 2015 2 Comments

Low Carb Angel Hair Chicken Piccata with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 2
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2 bags Skinny Dip Noodles No Carb Angel Hair
2 4-oz boneless chicken breasts
1/4 cup white wine
1/8 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light
1 tablespoon minced shallot (garlic is OK)
1 tablespoon capers, drained (in pickle aisle)
1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Rinse and drain noodles; let sit. Coat chicken with cooking spray then sprinkle with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat small nonstick skillet and cook chicken until golden brown. Remove to a plate and keep warm.

Melt 1 tablespoon margarine and add shallot. Cook 30 seconds or until tender. Add lemon juice, wine and capers. Bring to a boil and cook until slightly reduced. Remove from heat, add 1 tablespoon margarine and stir until melted. Stir in parsley.

Add noodles to the skillet and toss to coat with sauce. Arrange noodles on plate. Slice chicken, arrange on noodles and drizzle with remaining sauce.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 176     Carbs: 4 grams      Protein: 24 grams
Fat: 7 grams     Sodium: 429 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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Skinny Dip Beef Lo Mein February 03 2015

Skinny Dip Low Carb Beef Lo MeinServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Angel Hair
1/2 lb extra lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups raw broccoli florets
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1/2 cup sliced raw mushrooms (canned OK)
1/4 cup sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 small onion, halved & thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce 
1 teaspoon ground ginger
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In a nonstick skillet cook beef, onion and garlic until meat is no longer pink, drain fat. Stir in soy sauce, oyster sauce and ginger.  Stir in rinsed noodles and toss with sauce.  Add veggies on top of noodles, cover and cook 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender crisp.  Toss to mix everything and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 115     Carbs: 7 grams     Protein: 14 grams
Fat: 3 grams     Sodium: 521 mg     WW Points Plus: 3
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Homemade Albondigas Soup February 02 2015

Homemade Albondigas Soup With Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 6
(adapted from Jill's family recipe)

2 bags Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
1 1/2 lbs extra lean ground beef
3 10-oz cans low sodium beef broth
3 cups water
1 egg white, lightly beaten
14 oz can low sodium diced tomatoes with chilies
12 oz can low sodium V-8 juice
6 mini corn on the cob
6 garlic cloves, cut in half & sliced thin
3 medium carrots, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
3 celery, sliced
2 green zucchini, sliced
2 poblano chilies, seeded & diced
1 purple onion, cut in half
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon pepper
seasoned salt, garlic powder, pepper
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Drain and rinse noodles; let sit. Chop half of the onion for soup. Finely mince the other half for meatballs.  Place ground beef in a bowl. Add egg white and minced onion. Sprinkle generously with garlic powder, pepper and seasoned salt (omit if sodium sensitive). Mix and form 8 large or 16 mini meatballs.
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Add meatballs to a large stockpot. Cook until browned on all sides; drain fat. Add beef broth, V-8 juice, water, tomatoes, onion, garlic and spices. Simmer 30 minutes. Add noodles, carrots & corn and simmer 15 minutes. Add zucchini, poblano chilies & green onion and simmer 15 minutes (don't over cook or veggies will be mushy). Season to taste and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
(if you omit corn then subtract 10 carbs)
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Calories: 178     Carbs: 23 grams     Protein: 28 grams
Fat: 6 grams     Sodium: 198 mg     WW Points Plus: 6
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Tangy Texas Noodle Salad January 31 2015

http://bit.ly/MiniVarServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
2 cups cubed cooked chicken
3/4 cup medium hot salsa
2 tablespoons Jif Natural Peanut Butter (it's lowest in carbs)
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
mixed salad (lettuce, red bell pepper, cilanto)
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Rinse the noodles and drain well; let sit. Heat all ingredients except chicken and noodles in a nonstick skillet until bubbling. Add noodles and chicken. Cook until hot and serve over salad.  Also good chilled for picnics and BBQs.
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Nutrition Per Serving
(not including mixed salad ingredients)
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Calories: 182    Carbs: 8 grams     Protein: 24 grams
Fat: 6 grams     Sodium: 520 mg     WW Points Plus: 5
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3 Carb Buffalo Chicken Lasagna January 23 2015

Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Lasagna by Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 6
(adapted from Christina Fiorentino's family recipe)

2 bags Skinny Dip No Calorie Lasagna Noodles
2 cups cooked chicken, shredded (rotisserie chicken?)
4 oz shredded low sodium mozzarella cheese
4 oz lite cream cheese
1/4 cup Hooter's Buffalo Wing Sauce
1/4 cup lite ranch dressing
1/4 cup onion, diced fine
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon diet margarine
thin sliced green onion (garnish)

Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat an 9x9" pan with cooking spray. Cut cream cheese into cubes.  Melt margarine in a saucepan. Stir in onion and garlic and cook until softened. Stir in cream cheese until melted.  Stir in Buffalo Wing Sauce and chicken. Spread some in the bottom of the baking pan then make the layers: 
 
  • Place a layer of lasagna noodles in the bottom of the dish  
  • Spread half of the chicken and drizzle with half of ranch dressing 
  • Add a layer of noodles, remaining chicken and ranch dressing
  • Place a final layer of lasagna noodles and drizzle with Buffalo Wing Sauce
  • Spread mozzarella over the top  
Bake 30 minutes uncovered. Remove from oven and garnish with green onions.  Let sit 5 minutes and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 156     Carbs: 3 grams     Protein: 18 grams
Fat: 8 grams     Sodium: 227 mg      WW Points Plus: 4
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Spicy Asian Meatball Noodle Soup January 20 2015

Spicy Asian Meatball Soup With Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 6
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Angel Hair
1 lb ground turkey or chicken breast
32 oz low sodium chicken broth
1 red bell pepper, cut into thin 1" strips
1 1/2 cups snow peas, cut in half diagonally
1/2 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons grated raw ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
2 teaspoons red curry paste
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Season turkey with garlic powder and pepper. Form into 20 mini meatballs. Heat sesame oil in a large saucepan. Cook meatballs, garlic and ginger 5 minutes. Add broth, soy sauce, lime juice, Srirachi and curry paste. Add veggies and cook until tender crisp. Drain and rinse noodles. Divide among bowls and ladle in soup.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 111     Carbs: 4 grams     Protein: 17 grams
Fat: 3 grams     Sodium: 614 mg     WW Points Plus: 3
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Million Dollar 5 Carb Spaghetti January 20 2015 4 Comments

Million Dollar Spaghetti made with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Noodles, any shape
1 lb spicy ground turkey sausage
1 1/2 cups Hunts No-Sugar Added Pasta Sauce
3 oz sliced mozzarella cheese
1 cup low fat cottage cheese
3 oz lite cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
garlic powder and pepper
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Heat oven to 350 F. Coat a 9x9" pan with cooking spray. Rinse and drain noodles, add to a bowl and heat in the microwave 1 minute. Brown meat in a skillet; drain fat. Stir in pasta sauce, cream and Italian seasoning; let sit. In a bowl mix cream cheese and cottage cheese. Sprinkle with garlic powder; let sit.

In a bowl mix eggs and Parmesan and pour over hot noodles, toss to mix and spread in pan. Pour cottage cheese over noodles. Spread meat over cheese layer. Arrange mozzarella over meats.  Bake 40 minutes or until cheese is melted and beginning to brown. Let sit 5 minutes then serve with Skinny Dip 0 Carb Garlic Bread.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 231     Carbs: 5 grams     Protein: 24 grams
Fat: 13 grams     Sodium: 788 mg     WW Points Plus: 6
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3 Carb Champagne Cream Fettuccini January 17 2015

3 Carb Champagne Cream Fettuccini With Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Fettuccini
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup brut Champagne
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 onion, minced fine
1/2 cup shredded low fat Swiss cheese
1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon butter or diet margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons oil
1/4 teaspoon ground sage
1/8 teaspoon pepper
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Oh dear, this isn't a low fat recipe (but is diabetic friendly and very low carb!) Sometimes you want a WOW dish for a special occasion and this is it!

Rinse and drain noodles; let sit. Heat a nonstick skillet and add oil and butter. When melted add garlic, onion, sage and pepper.  Cook 2 minutes or until soft.  Add Champagne and cook until reduced by half. Stir in cream and let bubble until thickened. Add cheeses and stir until melted.  Remove from heat.

Add noodles to a different DRY nonstick skillet on high heat. Spread out noodles and let cook until they make a hissing sound. When hissing starts, pour in cream sauce and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 137     Carbs: 3 grams     Protein: 2 grams
Fat: 13 grams     Sodium: 149 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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Low Carb Hungarian Goulash January 17 2015

Low Carb Goulash with Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Calorie Noodles, any shape
1 lb boneless round steak,
1 cup canned petite diced tomatoes
1/2 red onion, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup low sodium beef broth
1 tablespoon low sodium catsup
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
1/8 teaspoon pepper
seasoned salt (optional)

Season steak on both sides with pepper.  Cut into bite size pieces and add to large nonstick skillet.  Add other ingredients on top of steak. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 1 hour. Rinse and drain noodles. Microwave noodles 1 minute, then arrange on plates. Spoon goulash over and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
(not including optional seasoned salt)
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Calories: 148     Carbs: 6 grams     Protein: 26 grams
Fat: 4 grams     Sodium: 94 mg     WW Points Plus: 4
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Grandma's Hamburger Gravy With Noodles January 16 2015

Hamburger Gravy Over Skinny Dip Zero Carb NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Calorie Fettuccini, or any shape
1 lb extra lean ground beef
1/2 medium onion, diced fine
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup sour cream (optional)
1 1/2 tablespoons flour
3 beef broth cubes
1/8 teaspoon pepper
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Our low carb version of the Depression-era dinner staple S.O.S. (if you don't know what S.O.S. is ask grandma!) This basic recipe can be dressed up a million ways (add mushrooms, chicken, garlic, steak, bell peppers, etc.).  If you want to go Old School serve it over bread (add 12-15 carbs per slice).
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Rinse and drain noodles. Mix beef cubes, flour and water in a coffee mug. Add ground beef and onion to a nonstick skillet. Cook over high heat while breaking apart. Get the hamburger brown so it adds extra flavor to the sauce. Halfway through stir in noodles and drain fat. Stir in water mixture and pepper, stirring the pan bottom to loosen brown bits. Stir in sour cream. Cook until gravy is thick and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
(including sour cream)
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Calories: 177    Carbs: 4 grams     Protein: 24 grams
Fat: 9 grams     Sodium: 517 mg     WW Points Plus: 5
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5 Carb Enchilada Pasta Ranch Casserole January 15 2015

5 Carb Enchilada Ranch Casserole from Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Calorie Noodles, any shape
1 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
4 thin slices bacon, crisply cooked & crumbled
1 1/2 cups shredded low fat Cheddar, divided
1/2 cup El Paso Roasted Tomato Mexican Cooking Sauce
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Sauce
4 oz can Ortega diced green chilies
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1/3 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix
1/8 teaspoon pepper
chopped cilantro, tomatoes & red onion (optional garnishes)
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Heat oven to 375 F. Coat a 8x8" baking dish with cooking spray. Drain and rinse noodles, chop into smaller pieces and let sit.
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In a bowl mix Mexican cooking sauce, half of the crumbled bacon and 3/4 cup cheese. Stir in noodles and chicken, then spread evenly in the baking dish. Sprinkle with garlic powder (optional).

In a bowl mix sauce ingredients and pour over the casserole. Top with remaining cheese and bacon. Bake 30 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cool 5 minutes before serving with garnishes.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 199     Carbs: 5 grams     Protein: 25 grams
Fat: 9 grams     Sodium: 819 mg     WW Points Plus: 5
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Amy's Pasta Fagioli Soup January 15 2015 3 Comments

Amy's Fagioli Soup With Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 6
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Macaroni, or any shape
3/4 lb Johnsonville low fat chicken sausage
1 cup diced low fat ham steak
14 oz can stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 cup canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups diced zucchini, seeded
1/4 cup diced onion
3 cups low sodium beef broth
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons shredded Asiago cheese (optional garnish) 

Rinse and drain macaroni, then cut into 1/4" slices to look like tiny ditalini. Remove seeds from zucchini by slicing in half lengthwise, then scrape with a spoon. Heat a saucepan over high heat. Add sausage and onion. Cook 2 minutes while breaking into chunks. Add broth, tomatoes, beans, ham and spices. Bring to a boil, then simmer 10 minutes. Add zucchini and simmer 5 minutes or until tender and serve topped with 1 teaspoon Asiago.
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Tip: The higher carbs are due to tomatoes, beans and sausage.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 187     Carbs: 14 grams     Protein: 17 grams
Fat: 7 grams     Sodium: 1063 mg     WW Points Plus: 5
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Skinny Fried Rice With Chorizo January 13 2015

Skinny Fried Rice With Chorizo and Skinny Dip NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip 0 Carb Rice Pearls
4 oz cured chorizo sausage
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup frozen cut green beans, thawed
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup thin sliced green onions
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Rinse and drain rice pearls. Slice chorizo into matchsticks 1/4" x 1" long. Add to large nonstick skillet with garlic, green beans and pepper. Cook 5 minutes then stir in rice pearls. Turn heat to high and stir fry 5 minutes. Push food to one side. Add eggs and cook until scrambled. Break into chunks, then stir into chorizo and serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories: 80     Carbs: 4 grams     Protein: 7 grams
Fat: 4 grams     Sodium: 294 mg     WW Points Plus: 2
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