Jimmy Dean Delights Breakfast Bowl Southwest Style

While doing some grocery shopping at Target, I spotted a new item – the Jimmy Dean Delights Breakfast Bowl Southwest Style.  I’ve tried some Jimmy Dean Delights in the past and have found them to be a decent breakfast item to grab while on the go, or do heat up when in a pinch.  Since I’ve been on an egg kick as of late, I decided to give this a try because it looked good.
I can say, I am glad I did because this is delicious!  It’s packed with flavors, protein and veggies and just a great breakfast experience. It has egg whites, chicken chorizo sausage, onions, peppers, cheese, black beans and potatoes in it.  The black beans are definitely a fabulous addition to this dish and it helps give it a different texture in the mix. It’s not spicy, it’s flavorful and really just a great mix of all ingredients. I found it to be perfect with a side of toast or even a tortilla.
A bowl is 250 calories or 6 points plus values.
QUESTION:
Have you tried any of the Jimmy Dean Delights Breakfast Bowls?

Turkey Sausage, Pepper, Onion & Cheese Omelet

I had a real hankering for an omelet.  Since I was craving it, I decided to make myself one for dinner.  The omelet I made was mighty impressive (at least in my opinion), filling and extremely low in points plus.  The only thing that could have made it better would have been a few extra veggies added into the mix.  I was quite happy with how it turned out because I enjoy my eggs a bit on the “well done” side of things and this was exactly that with the inside being softer, cheesy and filled with sausage crumbles.
Typically when I make omelets I use the same base, although I switch up what I add to it – sautéed vegetables, diced up broccoli and tomato, bacon, cheese, etc.  You name it; if I have it readily available it can be part of my omelet creation.
 
Here’s how I made my omelet:
Serves 1. 4 Points Plus Values.
  • ½ cup fat free, egg substitute
  • ½ cup Jimmy Dean turkey sausage crumbles
  • Peppers, sliced (either cooked or raw)
  • Onions, cooked, sliced
  • 1 slice fat free American cheese
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
Heat a non-stick skillet, spritzed with Pam, over medium heat.
Add the egg substitute to the heated pan, sprinkle with pepper and salt. Add in peppers, onions then sprinkle with sausage crumbles. Let the mixture cook in the pan, turning the pan ever so slightly to get the raw egg to slide over onto the side of the omelet to cook.
When mixture is half-way cooked (you can see the texture changing in the egg) place cheese over one half of the omelet.
Continue to cook and when almost all “liquid” is gone, carefully fold the omelet in half. Pressing down to have the cheese work as glue to hold it together. Press the omelet softly into the frying pan, cook for roughly 1 minute before cooking to let cook on the other side.
Serve immediately.

Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage Patties


I picked up a box of the Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage Patties while at Walmart to have them for dinner (aka brinner).  I usually buy larger sausage patties to make sandwiches, but these looked good and I had heard good things about the Jimmy Dean turkey sausage line.
Cooking them up (well, really only heating them through and browning them a bit) was simple.  Taste wise they really reminded me of regular pork sausage patties. They had that “fatty” flavor that comes with pork sausage, but without all the fat and calories in typical pork sausage.  These weren’t greasy feeling nor did they make me have a stomachache (as some full-fat products sometimes do).  They also don’t have a real turkey flavor to them – they taste more like pork sausage, which is interesting.  Enjoying the sausage with eggs and toast really made a very filling meal.
A serving size is 2 sausages which calculate out to 3 points plus values or you can have 1 sausage patty for 1 points plus value.  Two thumbs up!
QUESTION:
What is your favorite sausage type & brand?