Weight Watchers' 5 minute recipes



Posted on August 27, 2013 at 10:39 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 27 at 10:41 AM

Chicken Chutney Sandwich:

Spread 2 tablespoons of chutney onto two slices of whole-grain bread.  Top with 3 ounces of pre-cooked chicken breast and red lettuce.


Moroccan Chicken & Couscous:

Add boiling water to 1/3 cup of whole-wheat couscous and let stand 5 minutes.  Stir in 1 tablespoon raisins or dried cranberries, a little ground cumin and 2 ounces of diced chicken breast.  Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of diced almonds. 


Pizza Margherita:

Spread a prepared 2 ounce whole grain pizza crust  with 1 tablespoon of prepared pesto, a few tomato slices and 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese.  Stick pizza under broiler until cheese bubbles. 


Grecian Baked Potato

Puncture a scrubbed baking or sweet potato with a fork; place on waxed paper and microwave for 5 minutes.  Meanwhile, mix together 1 tablespoon each crumbled feta cheese and low-fat plain yogurt, some finely chopped fresh spinach and 1 teaspoon of butter.  Spoon onto cooked potato.


Shrimp Cobb Salad

Top fresh greens with 3 ounces of precooked shrimp, 1 slivered hard-boiled egg white, 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, 1/4 cup of diced avocado, and cherry tomatoes.  Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of low-fat balsamic dressing.