Diabetic Dish of the Week – Apricot Brisket

April 7, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Apricot Brisket. This one is made using Dried Apricots, Diced Tomatoes, Ground Cumin, Salt, Garlic, Ground Cinnamon, Onion, Carrots, Beef Brisket, Pepper, Low Sodium Beef Broth, Cornstarch, Water, and Parsley. The Dish is only 170 calories and 15 carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apricot Brisket
This delicious entree combines sweet apricots and spicy cinnamon with tender beef for a flavor that can’t be beat!

1 cup chopped dried apricots, divided
1 cup canned diced tomatoes, divided
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1 clove garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 small beef brisket (about 2 to 3 pounds), trimmed of fat
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 cups low-sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
Chopped parsley (optional)

Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/8 of recipe

1 – Preheat oven to 325°F.

2 – Combine 1/2 cup chopped apricots, 1/2 cup tomatoes, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic, and cinnamon in food processor. Process using on/off pulses until coarsely combined.

3 – Place onion and carrots on bottom of roasting pan. Place brisket on top. Cut several small slits across top of brisket; gently spoon apricot mixture into slits. Sprinkle brisket with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Spread remaining 1/2 cup diced tomatoes over brisket; top with remaining 1/2 cup apricots. Drizzle broth over brisket. Cover with foil.

4 – Roast 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Transfer brisket to carving board; tent with foil and let stand 15 minutes.

5 – Pour pan juices and vegetables into medium saucepan. Stir cornstarch into water in small bowl until smooth and well blended. Stir into pan juices; simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.

6 – Carve brisket crosswise into thin slices; serve with onion, carrots, tomatoes, apricots, and pan juices. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 177 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 20 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 53 mg, Sodium: 380 mg, Fiber: 2 g


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