“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Caprese Portabello Burgers

January 11, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Caprese Portabello Burger. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Portobello Mushrooms, Mozzarella Cheese, Plum Tomatoes, Garlic Clove, Black Pepper, Basil, Light Balsamic Vinaigrette, and Whole Wheat Sandwich Thin Rounds. The Burger has 191 calories and 21 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! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Caprese Portabello Burgers
Avoiding meat? You’ll never miss it with these juicy mushroom burgers! Grilled Portabello mushroom caps star as the main attraction between two toasted whole-wheat buns.

Ingredients
4 portobello mushrooms (about 3/4 pound), gills and stems removed
3 ounces mozzarella cheese, diced
2 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon light balsamic vinaigrette
4 whole wheat sandwich thin rounds, toasted

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger

1. Spray grill with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, combine cheese, tomatoes, basil, vinaigrette, garlic and pepper in small bowl.

2. Grill mushroom caps, stem side down, 5 minutes on each side or until done. Spoon one-fourth of tomato mixture into each cap. Cover and grill 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve on sandwich thins.

Note: Cooked portobello mushrooms can be frozen and will keep for several months. Store in plastic containers or freezer bags.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 198 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 13 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 397 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/caprese-portabello-burgers/

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Chicken, Mushroom, and Asiago Cheese Pizza TUESDAY

February 4, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a 2nd Pizza recipe to pass along from the Diabetes Self Management website – Chicken, Mushroom, and Asiago Cheese Pizza. This one made using Light Balsamic Vinaigrette, Onion, Mushrooms, Whole Wheat Pizza Crust, Skinless Chicken Breast, and Asiago Cheese. The Pizza is served! 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/

Chicken, Mushroom, and Asiago Cheese Pizza
This scrumptious pizza uses Asiago cheese, an Italian cheese similar to Parmesan and Romano. It works well grated or shredded in salads, soups, and pastas.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons light balsamic vinaigrette
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 package (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms
1 (10 1/2-ounce) stone-baked or whole wheat pizza crust
1 cup (about 8 ounces) shredded cooked skinless chicken breast
3/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese

Directions
Yield: 6 servings

1 – Heat oven to 400°F. Heat dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add onion and cook 5 minutes; stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms and cook an additional 5 minutes; stirring occasionally.

2 – Spread onion mixture evenly over pizza crust. Top with chicken and cheese.

3 – Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is crisp.

Note: Asiago cheese is an Italian cheese similar to Parmesan and Romano. It works well grated or shredded in salads, soups, and pastas.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/chicken-mushroom-and-asiago-cheese-pizza/

 

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