Contessa World Cuisine frozen skillet meals for two Giveaway 2 Winners 12/10

Contessa World Cuisine offers frozen meals made with wholesome, quality ingredients. With 18 unique, world cuisine-inspired flavors, there is a healthy option to please everyone. Each meal can be prepared in just 10 minutes at home. I received Contessa World Cuisine Sesame Chicken for review and two Moms Own Words readers will win 5 free product coupons to try any of the 18 flavors of Contessa World Cuisine – plus five $2.00 off coupons to share with friends and family.

This frozen skillet meal was easily prepared in about ten minutes using a skillet on the stove top. Meanwhile, the rice cooked in the microwave in three minutes right in the bag it was packaged in.

As you can see, this skillet meal has a lot of vegetables, which includes broccoli florets, petite green beans, water chestnuts, carrots, and red and yellow bell peppers. The rice in this meal is brown rice – a healthier option than white.

As far as nutritional value is concerned, I was pretty impressed with most of the breakdown of one serving: 380 calories, 6 grams of fat, 5 grams of dietary fiber and 26 grams of protein. Keep in mind,  if you use the (delicious Asian-style sesame sauce) the carbohydrate count is rather high at 56 grams and when calculated for a PointsPlus value this meals has 10 PointsPlus! Shave off three whole points by eliminating the sugary sesame sauce. ( It was well worth the “splurge” – so good with the sweet sesame sauce!) If sodium content is an issue for you, this meal is high in sodium at 1120 mg per serving.

This meal had a nice Asian flavor. I could taste the ginger and soy sauce. I would have liked to see (and eat) a little more chicken, as that was a tasty part of this meal. It’s always nice to have convenient skillet meals with some healthy aspects on hand for busy nights and I would include Contessa’s Sesame Chicken skillet meal in that category.

About Contessa World Cuisine

Delicious, nutritious, and easy to prepare! Some dishes include crispy and crunchy textures that can only be achieved on a traditional stove top, and we’ve carefully selected our favorites for our On the Stove line of products. Made from authentic recipes, these restaurant-quality meals use high-grade ingredients with no MSG, no trans fat, and no artificial colors or flavors. Prepare as-is, or as a shortcut to cooking other meals like lasagna, salad, soup, or even a breakfast frittata! Sauce packets are kept separate from main ingredients, allowing for recipe variations and special dietary needs.

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Contessa products are available in retail supermarkets, warehouse club stores, and U.S. military bases.

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Contessa World Cuisine frozen skillet meals for two Giveaway

Two Moms Own Words readers will win 5 free product coupons to try and of the 18 flavors of Contessa World Cuisine – plus five $2.00 off coupons to share with friends and family.

 

Giveaway ends on Dec. 10th, 11:59 PM EST. Open to US. Winners (18 or older) will be chosen by Random.org through Rafflecopter and contacted by email. Please respond in 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen. To be fair to everyone, comments not meeting requirements will be deleted. Thank you for entering and good luck!!

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The Contessa World Cuisine Sesame Chicken was provided by Contessa. Opinions expressed are my own.

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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 9 and 12. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging about life in New England, tips on everything and anything, recipes and the antics of her boys, you can find her providing taxi, laundry, meal preparation and decluttering services for her family. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.


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