The new “Pillsbury GOOD FOR YOU!” cookbook can help families with the daily challenge of making fast, healthy and flavorful dinners despite today’s busy schedules.
All can be prepared in 35 minutes or less, with more than half of the recipes taking 20 minutes or less.
Here’s a tasty “Super Express” sample:
Spicy Chinese Chicken Tacos
Start to Finish: 20 Minutes
1 box (4.6 oz) taco shells (12 shells)
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (3/4 lb), cut into thin, bite-size strips
1 teaspoon grated ginger-root
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 large green onion, sliced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
11/2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
1. If desired, heat taco shells as directed on box.
2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, ginger-root, and garlic; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until lightly browned.
3. Stir in soy sauce, honey, onion and pepper flakes to coat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until chicken is no longer pink in center.
4. To serve, place scant 1/4 cup chicken mixture in each taco shell. Top each with lettuce. Serve immediately.
6 servings (2 tacos each)
Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat: 60% DV, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 260mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g, Dietary Fibre 2g, Sugars 4g, Protein 14g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%, Exchanges: 1 starch, 11/2 Very Lean Meat, 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1
Besides delicious recipes, the cookbook also contains quick tips for better nutrition, on-the-go dinner ideas, easy-to-assemble fruit desserts, and a pantry makeover.
Look for it wherever books are sold.