per serving: 524 calories; 34 grams protein; 18 grams total fat; 9 grams fiber; 5 grams saturated fat; 59 grams carbohydrates; 186 mgs cholesterol; 340 mgs sodium: 13 WW points plus

Kid Friendly $12 Dinners

Sweet and Tangy Mini Meatloaves with Potatoes and Broccoli

Ingredients

2 slices hearty multi-grain sandwich bread torn into pieces

1/2 white onion quartered

1/4 cup baby carrots

1 pound ground turkey

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon curry powder

coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

2 tablespoons ketchup

2 tablespoons apricot preserves can sub peach chutney

4 medium new potatoes cut into chunks

1 medium bunch broccoli cut into florets, then thinly sliced

1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
[1]
Pulse the bread in a food processor until finely ground; transfer to a large bowl. Add the onion and carrot to the food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to the bowl with the bread and add the turkey, egg(s)and curry powder, salt and pepper.
[2]
Mix by hand until just combined. Shape into individual (1 for each serving) small oblong meatloaves on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Mix the ketchup and preserves in a small bowl and brush over the meatloaves. Bake until just cooked through, about 20-25 minutes.
[3]
Meanwhile, bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook 10 minutes, then add the broccoli florets; cook until the vegetables are just tender, about 6 more minutes. Drain; return to the pot. Toss with the olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

4 medium baking potatoes peeled and cut into 2 inch chunks

3 tablespoons butter softened

4 ounces buttermilk

coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Instructions


[1]
Cook the potatoes in a pot of boiling water until they are very soft, 15 to 20 minutes.
[2]
Drain in a colander and return to the pan. Using a hand masher or mixer, mash potatoes.
[3]
Add butter and mix until melted and smooth. Mix in buttermilk. If potatoes are still too thick, add more buttermilk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until they are of the desired consistency. Season generously with salt and pepper.