Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Potato and Carrot Kugel

November 29, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a Potato and Carrot Kugel. The Dish is made using Carrots, White Potatoes, Granny Smith Apples, Onion, Pepper, Salt, Onion Powder, Sugar, Flour, Egg Substitute, and Reduced Fat Margarine. The Dish is 107 calories and 14 net 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/

Potato and Carrot Kugel
This hearty dish is light on calories and carbohydrate. Featuring carrots, white potatoes and Granny Smith apples, this casserole will put a good base in your stomach for your Passover celebrations.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes.

Nonstick cooking spray
2 large carrots (1/2 pound), peeled and grated
8 ounces white potato (2 small), peeled and grated
1 large Granny Smith apple (3–4 inches in diameter), peeled, cored, and grated
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup liquid egg substitute
3 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – nonstick skillet, spray nonstick cooking spray, then add carrots, potato, apple, and onion. (Spray with additional cooking spray or add 1–2 tablespoons water to prevent sticking if necessary.) Stir constantly, and cook only until vegetables have softened slightly. Spoon vegetable mixture into casserole dish. Combine black pepper, salt, onion powder, sugar, flour, egg substitute, and melted margarine in a small bowl and whisk together. Pour liquid over vegetables, and stir gently to make sure mixture is evenly distributed in dish. Bake for 35–40 minutes or until kugel is firm to the touch in center and lightly browned.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 107 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 262 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Jennie Turkey Recipe of the Week – Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner

November 13, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Water, Potatoes, Carrots, Onion, and JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Bone-In Young Turkey Breast with Gravy Packet. The recipe is 290 calories and 19 net carbs per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the Switch in 2020! https://www.jennieo.com/

Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner
Super tender, super tasty and super low-effort, this recipe is the ultimate in slow-cooker cuisine: Step 1. Add ingredients. Step 2. Remove ridiculously delicious meal. This Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner is under 300 calories per serving!

Total Time – 8 Hours
Serving Size – 12 Servings

Ingredients

¼ cup water

4 potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces

8 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

1 onion, sliced

1 (5 to 9-pound) JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Bone-In Young Turkey Breast with gravy packet

Directions

1) In 5 to 6-quart slow cooker, place water, potatoes, carrots, onion and gravy packet. Place turkey breast over vegetables. Cover. Cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or until temperature is 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 290
Protein 32g
Carbohydrates 22g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 980mg
Saturated Fat 2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/slow-cooker-turkey-dinner/

Coffee Cup Muffins

November 5, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Coffee Cup Muffins to pass to all of you. Leave the Muffin Tins in the cabinet, these are made in Coffee Mugs! To make these Muffins you’ll be needing All Purpose Flour, Sugar Substitute, Baking Powder, Ground Cinnamon, Baking Soda, Egg Substitute, Unsweetened Applesauce, Canola Oil, Vanilla, Carrots, and Raisins. 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/

Coffee Cup Muffins
No muffin tin required — these fluffy quick breads can be eaten straight out of the mug!

Ingredients
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar substitute*
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons raisins

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 1 muffin

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray 2 (8-ounce) ovenproof coffee cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Combine flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda in medium bowl.

3 – Whisk together egg substitute, applesauce, oil, and vanilla in another medium bowl about 1 minute or until smooth. Add carrots and raisins; stir until well blended. Add flour mixture to egg mixture; stir about 1 minute or until smooth.

4 – Spoon batter into prepared coffee cups. Push shredded carrots into batter to smooth tops.

5 – Place cups on baking sheet; bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean.

6 – Cool 5 minutes. Serve in cup or run knife around edges to loosen and slide out onto serving plate.

*This recipe was tested with sucralose-based sugar substitute.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/coffee-cup-muffins/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Chickpea Burgers

November 2, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Chickpea Burgers. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Chickpeas, Carrots, Herbed Croutons, Parsley, Onion, Egg Whites, Garlic, Grated Lemon Peel, Salt, Pepper Cooking Spray, Whole Grain Hamburger Buns, and Tomato Slices. 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/

Chickpea Burgers
Chickpeas, lentils and other legumes are the ideal diabetes management trifecta: They lower blood sugar after meals, lower “bad” (LDL) cholesterol and increase “good” (HDL) cholesterol. Work

some into your meal plan with these tasty vegetarian burgers!

Ingredients
1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup chopped carrots
1/3 cup herbed croutons
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 egg white
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray
4 whole-grain hamburger buns
Tomato slices, lettuce leaves and salsa (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger

1. Place chickpeas, carrots, croutons, parsley, onion, egg white, garlic, lemon peel, pepper and salt, if desired, in food processor; process until blended. Shape mixture into 4 patties.

2. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook patties 4 to 5 minutes, or until bottoms are browned. Spray tops of patties with cooking spray; turn and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned.

3. Serve burgers on buns with tomato, lettuce and salsa, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 271 calories, Carbohydrates: 48 g, Protein: 11 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 272 mg, Fiber: 7 g
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Fall Harvest Coleslaw

November 1, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to pass along, Fall Harvest Coleslaw. The Coleslaw is made using Green Cabbage, Carrots, Red Onion, Apple, Dried Cranberries, Poppy Seed Salad Dressing, and Light Mayonnaise. 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/

Fall Harvest Coleslaw
Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour

1 head (one pound) green cabbage
2 large carrots, peeled
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup diced apple (any variety)
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup poppy seed salad dressing
1/4 cup light mayonnaise

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Core cabbage, and shred in food processor; it will yield about 4 cups. Place cabbage in a large mixing bowl. Shred carrots in processor and combine with cabbage. Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Cover and chill in refrigerator at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 80 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 0 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 48 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/fall-harvest-coleslaw/

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Pot Roast Sandwich w/ Red Potatoes and Sliced Carrots

October 28, 2020 at 7:09 PM | Posted in Omaha Steaks | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Pot Roast Sandwich w/ Red Potatoes and Sliced Carrots

 

 

 

To start the day I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin that I topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Same gloomy weather outside again. High of 53, cloudy, gray, and light rain. A very nice lady that leaves here in our community saves the frozen meals that she does not use from Meals on Wheels and the Free Store and every week or two I’ll go up and she gives them to me. Then I go around to 4 or 5 neighbors and pass them out to the ones that need it. She feels good like I do to help others. That’s what it is all about! So for Dinner tonight I heated up the Leftover Pot Roast, Potatoes, and Carrots. I made a Pot Roast Sandwich with a side of Vegetables. I used Healthy Life Wheat Buns for the Sandwich. I’ll be purchasing more of the Omaha Steaks Pot Roast. I’ve left the original post from last night for the description and preparation. Take Care and Stay Safe!

 

I purchased the Pot roast from Omaha Steaks and had it in the freezer. So I sat it in the fridge and let it thaw overnight. It’s fully cooked so you are just warming it up. To prepare it I preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Remove the roast and juice from package and placed in covered pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes. Wow, what a beautiful looking Roast!

 

It sliced up so tender with plenty of juices and seasoned perfectly! And the taste is spot on, just an excellent Roast, thank you Omaha Steaks!

 

To go with the Roast chopped up some Carrots that I had purchased from Meijer. I first washed the Carrots off in cold water. I then grabbed a large size sauce pan and filled it with water. Added Salt to the water and heated it on high. When the water came to a boil I added the sliced Carrots. I cooked them until fork tender. Drained the water and put the cooked Carrots in a bowl. Seasoned with a bit more Salt and they were ready.

 

I also prepared some Red Potatoes. I quartered and seasoned the Red Potatoes with Dill, Sea Salt, Ground Black Pepper, and Garlic Powder. I used a Cast Iron Skillet that I heated up on medium and added a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I added the Red Potatoes and fried them for about 7 minutes and then put them in the oven, that was already at 400 degrees, and roasted them for about another 20 minutes until they were fork tender. Excellent way to prepare Red Potatoes! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Omaha Steaks -Fully Cooked Pot Roast
It starts with our expert butchers trimming a thick and meaty beef roast to a perfect two pounds. Then we naturally age the roast for at least 21 days to bring out its full beefy flavor and tenderness. After that, we seal in the juices and deliver it to your door. Now it’s your turn – and it doesn’t take much. With its heat-and-serve convenience, you’ll have the comfiest of comfort foods on the table in no time at all.

* Fully cooked beef roast, no slow cooker needed!
* Homemade taste with little time and effort
* Flash-frozen to seal in freshness and flavor
* Freezer-to-oven-to-table convenience
* Easily serves four

Preparation
FROM THAWED: Thaw in refrigerator.
Oven: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Remove thawed roast and juice from package and place in covered pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes.
FROM FROZEN:
Microwave: Place frozen roast and packaging upside down in microwave safe dish. Microwave on DEFROST for 30 minutes, turning over half way through cooking. Cut 2 small slits in packaging, microwave on high for 15-17 minutes. Remove from packaging. Slice and serve with au jus.
https://www.omahasteaks.com/product/Fully-Cooked-Pot-Roast-1-2-lbs-01163?ITMSUF=XFE

Pot Roast, Carrots, Red Potatoes, and Cornbread

October 27, 2020 at 7:17 PM | Posted in BEEF, carrots, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Pot Roast, Carrots, Red Potatoes, and Cornbread

 

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. Cloudy, light rain, and 49 degrees outside again. Our 3rd day in a row of this weather. The only good thing is with all the rain and wind of late the large tree across the street has finally lost all its leaves. Nothing going on outside so I did a few chores around the house. I measured one of the cabinets and I’m thinking about installing a Lazy Susan. I had to have Mom at her Family Doctor for a checkup and then I had to to Kroger and pick up a prescription for her. So for Dinner tonight I prepared a Pot Roast along with Carrots, Red Potatoes, and Cornbread.

 

I purchased the Pot roast from Omaha Steaks and had it in the freezer. So I sat it in the fridge and let it thaw overnight. It’s fully cooked so you are just warming it up. To prepare it I preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Remove the roast and juice from package and placed in covered pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes. Wow, what a beautiful looking Roast!

 

 

It sliced up so tender with plenty of juices and seasoned perfectly! And the taste is spot on, just an excellent Roast, thank you Omaha Steaks!

 

To go with the Roast chopped up some Carrots that I had purchased from Meijer. I first washed the Carrots off in cold water. I then grabbed a large size sauce pan and filled it with water. Added Salt to the water and heated it on high. When the water came to a boil I added the sliced Carrots. I cooked them until fork tender. Drained the water and put the cooked Carrots in a bowl. Seasoned with a bit more Salt and they were ready.

 

I also prepared some Red Potatoes. I quartered and seasoned the Red Potatoes with Dill, Sea Salt, Ground Black Pepper, and Garlic Powder. I used a Cast Iron Skillet that I heated up on medium and added a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I added the Red Potatoes and fried them for about 7 minutes and then put them in the oven, that was already at 400 degrees, and roasted them for about another 20 minutes until they were fork tender. Excellent way to prepare Red Potatoes!

 

Finally I also prepared a small Cast Iron Skillet of Cornbread. For the Corn Bread I’m using Martha White White Corn Meal. The Cornbread goes perfect with anything! Then for Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Omaha Steaks -Fully Cooked Pot Roast
It starts with our expert butchers trimming a thick and meaty beef roast to a perfect two pounds. Then we naturally age the roast for at least 21 days to bring out its full beefy flavor and tenderness. After that, we seal in the juices and deliver it to your door. Now it’s your turn – and it doesn’t take much. With its heat-and-serve convenience, you’ll have the comfiest of comfort foods on the table in no time at all.
* Fully cooked beef roast, no slow cooker needed!
* Homemade taste with little time and effort
* Flash-frozen to seal in freshness and flavor
* Freezer-to-oven-to-table convenience
* Easily serves four

Preparation
FROM THAWED: Thaw in refrigerator.
Oven: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Remove thawed roast and juice from package and place in covered pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes.
FROM FROZEN:
Microwave: Place frozen roast and packaging upside down in microwave safe dish. Microwave on DEFROST for 30 minutes, turning over half way through cooking. Cut 2 small slits in packaging, microwave on high for 15-17 minutes. Remove from packaging. Slice and serve with au jus.
https://www.omahasteaks.com/product/Fully-Cooked-Pot-Roast-1-2-lbs-01163?ITMSUF=XFE

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Chutney Glazed Carrots

October 18, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Chutney Glazed Carrots. This week’s dish is made using Carrots, Mango Chutney, Dijon Mustard, Butter, and Chopped Pecans. The Dish is 88 calories and 9 net 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/

Chutney Glazed Carrots
Add a pop of color — and flavor — to your holiday table with this simple and low-carb veggie side.
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients
2 cups chopped carrots (1 1/2-inch pieces)
3 tablespoons cranberry or mango chutney
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted*

Directions
1. Place carrots in medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until carrots are tender.

2. Drain carrots; return to saucepan. Add chutney, mustard, and butter; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes or until carrots are glazed. Top with pecans just before serving.

*Note. To toast pecans, spread in single layer in heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 151 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/chutney-glazed-carrots/

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Simple Coleslaw Recipe

September 27, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to pass along, Simple Coleslaw Recipe. This one is made using Reduced-Fat Mayonnaise, Cider Vinegar, Celery Salt, Splenda, Cabbage, Purple Cabbage, and Carrots. This recipe is also 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/

Simple Coleslaw Recipe
A quintessential barbecue side, this quick and easy homemade coleslaw dish is the perfect addition to your next cookout. Requiring just five minutes and 10 minutes of preparation time, you can whip up a batch in a jiffy!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes

2/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1 1/2 teaspoons Splenda artificial sweetener
1 bag (16 ounces) shredded coleslaw mix (cabbage, purple cabbage, carrot)

Directions
Yield: 4 1/2 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, celery salt, and Splenda. Place coleslaw mix in a large bowl. Pour dressing over and toss to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow coleslaw to “soften.” Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 42 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 217 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/simple-coleslaw/

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Appetizer of the Week -VIETNAMESE BEEF and VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS

September 26, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is – VIETNAMESE BEEF and VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS. These Spring Rolls are made using Carrots, Jicama, Cilantro, Basil, Mint, Rice Paper Wrappers, and Green Leaf Lettuce. Also included is a recipe for the Dipping Sauce. The Spring Rolls are 77 calories and 9 carbs per serving! Find this recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

VIETNAMESE BEEF and VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS

Ingredients
16 thin slices deli roast beef (about 12 ounces)
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup chopped jicama
3/4 cup torn fresh cilantro
1/2 cup torn fresh basil
1/4 cup torn fresh mint
8 rice paper wrappers (8-1/2-inch diameter)
8 green leaf lettuce leaves, ribs removed

Dipping Sauce:
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons red jalapeno pepper jelly
1 teaspoon soy sauce

Directions

1 – Whisk dipping sauce ingredients in small microwave-safe bowl until blended. Microwave on HIGH 20 to 40 seconds or until warm; do not boil. Set aside to cool.
2 – Toss carrots and jicama with 2 tablespoons of the dipping sauce in small bowl. Set aside. Toss cilantro, basil and mint in small bowl to combine. Set aside.
3 – Fill large bowl with warm water. Dip 1 rice paper wrapper into water for a few seconds or just until moistened. Rice paper will still be firm but will continue to soften during assembly. Place on work surface.
4 – Place 1 lettuce leaf at bottom of wrapper, leaving 1-inch border on right and left sides. Top with 2 slices roast beef, 2 tablespoons carrot mixture and 1/8 of herb mixture (about 1/4 cup). Fold right and left sides of wrapper over filling. Fold bottom edge up over filling and roll up tightly. Place seam-side down on serving platter. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling ingredients. Cover rolls with damp paper towel during assembly to prevent from drying out. Cut each spring roll diagonally in half. Serve with dipping sauce.

Recipe Yield: Makes 16 appetizers

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 77
Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 0.6 grams
Sodium: 120 milligrams
Cholesterol: 19 milligrams
Protein: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/vietnamese-beef-vegetable-spring-rolls

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