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The Abs Diet Special Dinners

1 BEEF CRACKER MEATBALL ROLLS

Ingredients (for 4 servings)

  • 1 pound of extra-lean ground beef
  • 1⁄2 cup crushed saltine crackers
  • 1 diced large onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp whey powder
  • 1can (16 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 4 whole wheat hoagie rolls
  • ¾ cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  • Mix beef, crackers, onion, garlic, and whey powder in a bowl
  • Make balls in size of golf balls
  • Place a non stick pan after spraying canola or olive oil, over medium heat
  • Cook all the meatballs until turn golden brown
  • Now add tomato sauce into the pan and let the mixture warm on the stove
  • Now take hoagie rolls and scoop out some bread from the middle
  • Now add the meatball mixture in the shallow trenches of the rolls
  • Sprinkle some shredded mozzarella on to the rolls
  • Enjoy the delicious Beef cracker meatball rolls 

2 SPECIAL CHICKEN SALSA

Ingredients (for 4 servings)

  • 1 lime
  • 1  lemon
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 6 ounce can frozen concentrated orange juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved into 2 
  • 1 tsp hot pepper salsa
  • 3⁄4 cup chunky salsa

Directions

  • Wash and clean the lime and the lemon and cut into halves
  • Squeeze the juice into a glass using a filter and discard the pulp and the seeds 
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl except chicken and salsa
  • Add the chicken and mix well
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 3h 
  • Then grill the chicken turning and basting with marinade a few times, for about 15 minutes 
  • Serve and enjoy

3 CHILI PEPPER RICE

Ingredients (for 4 servings)

  • 1 tbsp olive or canola oil
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, sliced
  • 2 cayenne peppers, sliced
  • 12 ounces lean sirloin steak, sliced thin
  • 1⁄4 cup Hunan stir-fry sauce
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

  • Place a nonstick pan on the stove over high heat and add the oil
  • Toss in the carrots and broccoli and cook until a little tender
  • Now add pepper, beef cook until meat is soften and done
  • Add sauce and switch off the stove
  • Now add rice and combine well
  • Serve hot and enjoy

4 SPECIAL PEPPER SALSA

Ingredients (for 4 servings)

  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, sliced
  • 2⁄3 cup salsa
  • 4 multigrain hoagie rolls
  • 3⁄4 pound roast beef, thinly sliced
  • ¾  cup grated reduced fat Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Place a nonstick pan over medium heat and cook onions and peppers until onion turns golden brown
  • Add salsa and let it warm
  • Get the hoagie rolls and fill it with the mixture, roasted beef and cheese on top
  • Microwave on high until cheese melts
  • Serve and enjoy

5 TURKEY BBQ

Ingredients (for 4 servings) 

  • 5 ounces smoked turkey kielbasa, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 13 ounces of sliced mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 15 ounces of  baked beans
  • 8 ounces of navy beans, drained
  • 1 can  pureed tomatoes
  • 1⁄4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3⁄4 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 3⁄4 tbsp olive or canola oil

Directions

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F
  • Bake the turkey until turn brown
  • Place a nonstick pan over medium heat and cook the onions, garlics and mushrooms until onions turn golden brown
  • The take a baking pan and transfer the mixture 
  • Add beans, tomatoes, pepper and salt to taste
  • Bake for about 20 minutes 
  • Take a small bowl and mix bread crumbs and flaxseed with oil
  • Put on the turkey mixture and broil for about 3 minutes until the top turns golden
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