Appetizer of the Week – Ensalada de Grapefruit

December 4, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the week is Ensalada de Grapefruit. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Romaine Lettuce, Grapefruits, Avocado, Green Onions, Olive Oil, Apple Cider Vinegar, and Ground Cinnamon. There’s 80 calories and 7 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 2021!

Ensalada de Grapefruit
Chock-full of vitamins and minerals, this quick and easy dish is sure to please! Fresh and packed with nutritious whole foods, it takes just 15 minutes to throw together both the salad and homemade dressing.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

3 cups romaine lettuce, washed and torn into small pieces
2 medium grapefruits, peeled and sectioned
1/2 avocado, peeled and sliced into thin wedges
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 3/4 cup

1 – Place lettuce, grapefruit, avocado, and green onion in salad bowl and toss lightly. In a jar, shake olive oil, vinegar, and cumin together until blended. Pour over salad; toss, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 80 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 4 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 fruit, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

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