Diabetic Dish of the Week – Mediterranean Sandwiches

October 5, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | 3 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Mediterranean Sandwiches. To make this week’s Dish you’ll need Chicken Tenders, Tomato, Cucumber, Sweet Onion, Spices, Herbs, Whole Wheat Pita Bread Rounds, and Lettuce Leaves. 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/

Mediterranean Sandwiches
Looking to add some Mediterranean flavor to your lunchtime routine? These satisfying sandwiches feature juicy chicken tenders paired with fresh tomato, cucumber, onion, and

herbs for a combination that’s sure to put some pep in your sack lunch!

Nonstick cooking spray
1 1/4 pounds chicken tenders, cut crosswise in half
1 large tomato, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 small cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded and sliced
1/2 cup sweet onion slices (about 1 small)
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
3 teaspoons minced fresh oregano leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons minced fresh mint leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried mint
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 (6-inch) whole-wheat pita bread rounds, cut in half crosswise
12 lettuce leaves (optional)

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 2 filled pita halves

1. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 7 to 10, minutes or until browned and cooked through. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes to cool slightly.

2. Combine chicken, tomato, cucumber, and onion in medium bowl. Add vinegar, oil, oregano, mint, and salt; toss to coat.

3. Place 1 lettuce leaf in each pita bread half, if desired. Divide chicken mixture evenly among pita bread halves.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 242 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 23 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 50 mg, Sodium: 353 mg, Fiber: 2 g

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  2. What a lovely sandwich!

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