By NYMetroParents Staff

Kid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'

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This fun recipe from Weight Watchers is easy to make, low in calories and fat, and a hit with the kids!

turkey and rice "mice" recipe from weight watchers; easy recipe for kids

 

Prep: 10 minutes; Bake: 45 minutes
(Serves 8)

 

Ingredients

2 slices whole wheat bread

1 lb ground skinless turkey breast

1 cup cooked brown rice

1 small onion, grated

1/4 cup ketchup

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice

4 sliced pitted black olives

 

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.

2. Place bread in a food processor and pulse to make fine crumbs. Transfer the crumbs to a large bowl and add the turkey, rice, onion, ketchup, and salt. Mix with your hands or a spoon until well blended. Form the mixture into 8 small oval loaves and place the loaves in a 9×13-inch baking pan. Pour apple juice into the pan. Bake until the mice are cooked through, about 45 minutes.

3. Remove mice from the pan with a spatula. Press 2 olive slices into each for eyes.

 

Per serving (1 "mouse"): 142 Cal, 1 g Fat, 0 g Sat Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 47 mg Chol, 248 mg Sod, 13 g Carb, 1 g Fib, 19 g Prot, 18 mg Calc

Weight Watchers' Eat! Move! Play! A Parent's Guide for Raising Healthy, Happy Kids

 

 

 

Reprinted from the book Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play! with permission from John Wiley & Sons Inc

 

 

 

 

Also see: Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Children
Our roundup of Food- and Cooking-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

 

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