1 star: 50000 points
2 stars: 110000 points
3 stars: 130000 points
Note where your ingredient is to start, but try to make matches that smash at blocks on both sides (vertically or horizontally) to help clear up some space to bring down your ingredients. Worry more about clearing the field as opposed to the initial 2 ingredients before focusing your efforts in the area you need to move down the ingredients.
Patricia Frederick’s Tips for Candy Crush Level 148
If the ingredients are clustered together, use a striped/wrapped combo to get them all out. If they are not, use vertically striped candy matches. Keep an eye out for the bombs.