Diabetic Dish of the Week – Red Beans and Rice

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Red Beans and Rice. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Dried Red Beans, Water, Extra Lean Ham, Carrot, Onion, Bay Leaf, Black Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, and White Rice. 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Red Beans and Rice
Inexpensive and delicious, Red Beans and Rice is a Louisiana classic!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 2–3 hours

2 cups dried red beans
1 quart water
1 cup chopped extra-lean ham
1 carrot, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 cups prepared white rice

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 cup beans with 1/2 cup rice

1 – Soak the beans overnight in enough cold water to cover them. Drain and place in large pot with 1 quart fresh water. Add ham, carrot, onion, bay leaf, black pepper, and cayenne pepper and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and let mixture slowly simmer for 2–3 hours, or until beans are very soft. Mash beans slightly and serve over hot rice.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 292 calories, Carbohydrates: 53 g, Protein: 17 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 226 mg, Fiber: 13 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/red-beans-and-rice/

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