“Meatless Monday” Recipe of Week – Cajun Grains

April 18, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday, Vegetarian | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of Week is Cajun Grains. So to make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Whole Farro, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies, Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Ground Turkey (93% Lean), Green Bell Pepper, White Onion, Salt Free Cajun Seasoning, and 1 can No Salt Added Red Kidney Beans. 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cajun Grains
This simple Cajun Grain recipe from Jackie Newgent’s The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook, 2nd Edition, will kick the monotony out of any boring lunchtime. Packed with the whole grain farro, lean ground turkey, and plenty of vegetables, this is something you can make in advance and then reheat in the microwave for a high-flavor and nutritious lunch entree!

Ingredients
1 cup whole farro, rinsed and drained
1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can roasted, diced tomatoes with green chilies (undrained)
1 1/4 teaspoons sea salt
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
8 ounces ground turkey (about 93% lean)
1 medium green bell pepper, finely diced
1 small white onion, finely diced
1 tablespoon salt-free Cajun seasoning
1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added red kidney beans, drained

Directions
1 – Add the farro, broth, diced tomatoes with liquid, and salt to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. (The farro will be halfway cooked.)

2 – Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the turkey, bell pepper, onion, and cajun seasoning and sauté until the turkey is crumbled and well-done and onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

3 – Stir the turkey mixture and beans into the farro mixture, cover, and continue to simmer until the farro is tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes to complete the cooking process. Then serve.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 230 calories, Carbohydrates: 32 g, Protein: 15 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1.5 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 430 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/cajun-grains/

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Easy Turkey Stew  

March 18, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Nothing like a Delicious and Hot Stew for these cold Winter Days! So here’s a recipe for an  Easy Turkey Stew. To make this Stew some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are JENNIE-O® Bone-in Turkey Pot Roast, Onion, Carrot, Celery, Green Pepper, Potato, Herbs, Spices, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Crusty Bread and more!
You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2022!   https://www.jennieo.com/

Easy Turkey Stew
Super simple, super tasty and ready in under 60 minutes, this stew is the one for you. It’s chock full of veggies, too — and with bone-in turkey pot roast, it’s basically the best comfort food ever.
Total Time – 30 Minutes
Serving Size – 8 Servings

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup diced onion
1 cup diced carrot
½ cup diced celery
½ cup diced green pepper
1 cup diced potato
½ teaspoon dried sage
½ teaspoon ground thyme
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 ½ pounds JENNIE-O® Bone-in Turkey Pot Roast, cut into pieces
crusty bread, if desired

DIRECTIONS

1) In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, celery and green pepper. Cook 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally.
2) Add potato, sage, thyme, pepper and broth. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until potato is cooked.
3) Stir in turkey; cook 5 minutes or until hot. Serve with bread, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 280
Protein 25g
Carbohydrates 12g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Fat 12g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 930mg
Saturated Fat 3.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/easy-turkey-stew/

New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob

December 17, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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For this week’s 2nd Jennie – O Turkey Recipe I have a recipe for a New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob. Some of Ingredients you’ll be needing are JENNIE-O® Lean Hot Italian Turkey Sausage along with Zucchini, Red Bell Peppers, Onions, Celery, Rice and seasoned with Cajun Seasoning. All served on a bed of Rice. Make the dinner special tonight with a New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob
Get a homemade taste of New Orleans with this easy turkey sausage jambalaya recipe! Skewers of Hot Italian Sausage and grilled veggies with Cajun seasoning will make you feel like you’re on Bourbon Street. Try these spicy New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabobs for dinner!
Total Time – 1 Hour
Serving Size – 4 Servings

Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
2 zucchini, cut into ¾-inch thick slices
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 onion, cut into wedges
1 (19-ounce) JENNIE-O® Lean Hot Italian Turkey Sausage, cubed

VEGGIE RICE
1 cup diced onion
1 cup diced celery
2 cups cooked rice
1 tomato, chopped
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

Directions
1 – In medium bowl, combine 1 tablespoon oil and seasoning. Add zucchini, bell pepper and onion; stir to coat and set aside.

2 – Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausage in hot skillet. Cook uncovered, turning occasionally, 17-19 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

3 – Cube sausage.

4 – Thread zucchini, bell pepper, onion and turkey onto skewers. Cook skewers on grill 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

5 – To make veggie rice, in skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery.

6 – Cook 5 minutes or until onion is softened. Add rice, tomato, chicken broth and thyme. Stir until rice is hot.

7 – Serve with kabobs.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.Jennie O Make the Switch

Nutritional Information
Calories 270
Fat 13 g
Protein 17g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Sodium 960 mg
Fiber 2g
Saturated Fat 3g
Sugars 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/new-orleans-turkey-jambalaya-kabob/

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH TOASTED ALMONDS AND WILD RICE

December 4, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for a BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH TOASTED ALMONDS AND WILD RICE. To make this recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Wild Rice, Sliced Almonds, Onion, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Butternut Squash, Granny Smith Apples, Spices, Herbs, and more! There’s 110 calories and 13 net carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly 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 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH TOASTED ALMONDS AND WILD RICE
Recipe for Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Toasted Almonds and Wild Rice from our Soups and Chowders recipe section.

Ingredients

2 cups water (500 mL)
1/2 cup wild rice (125 mL)
1/2 cup sliced almonds (125 mL)
1 1/2 Tbsp canola oil (20 mL)
1 cup chopped onion (250 mL)
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth (500 mL)
2 cups water (500 mL)
1-3 lb (0.5 – 1.5kg) Butternut Squash, peeled and flesh cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes to yield 8 cups (2 L)
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and coarsely chopped
1 bay leaf
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp salt, optional (2 mL)
1/2 tsp nutmeg (2 mL)

Directions

1 – In medium saucepan, bring 2 cups (500 mL) water to a boil and add wild rice. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 45 minutes or until water is evaporated and rice grains have split open. (Check occasionally to ensure water does not evaporate too quickly causing rice to burn). Drain any excess water and set aside.
2 – In nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, toast almonds to golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Watch so they don’t burn. Remove and set aside.
3 – In large soup pot, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add onions, reduce heat to medium and cook for 3-4 minutes or until opaque; do not allow onions to brown. Stir in broth, water, squash, apple, bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until squash and apples are tender. Remove from heat and remove bay leaf and cinnamon stick.
4 – Puree soup with immersion blender or food processor. Return to low heat and stir in salt (if using) and nutmeg. Stir in wild rice to heat through. Spoon soup into bowls and garnish each bowl with 1 Tbsp (15 mL) toasted almonds.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 12 servings.

Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL).

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 110
Fat: 4 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Sodium: 115 milligrams
Protein: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 17 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/butternut-squash-and-apple-soup-with-toasted-almonds-and-wild-rice

WHITE TURKEY CHILI

November 27, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in chili, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for WHITE TURKEY CHILI. To make this Chili you’ll be needing Olive Oil, Onion, Flour, Chili Powder, Cannellini Beans, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, can of Diced Mild Green Chilies, Cilantro, Corn Tortillas, and Sour Cream. There’s 230 calories and 14 net carbs per serving. The Chili is ready! So you can find this Diabetic Friendly 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 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

WHITE TURKEY CHILI
Ingredients

2 tablespoon olive oil
1 package (1.2 pounds) Honeysuckle White 93/7 Lean Ground Turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon flour
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 (15-ounce) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (4-ounce) can mild diced green chiles, drained
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Corn tortillas
Sour cream

Directions

1 – In large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add turkey; cook about 5 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring occasionally to break up turkey.
2 – Add onion, flour and chili powder; cook about 5 minutes.
3 – Add beans, chicken broth and chiles; bring to a simmer and cook, covered, about 30 minutes.
4 -Stir in cilantro.
5 – Serve with warm corn tortillas and sour cream.

Recipe Yield: Servings: 8

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 230
Fat: 9 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 320 milligrams
Cholesterol: 50 milligrams
Protein: 20 grams
Carbohydrates: 19 grams
Sugars: 1 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/white-turkey-chili-2

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Turkey and Rice Soup

October 29, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Turkey and Rice Soup. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Celery, Onion, Bay Leaf, Jasmine Rice, and Carrots. There’s 250 calories and 23 net carbs per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey and Rice Soup
Delicious soup that’s deliciously simple. Using commonly-found ingredients, this high-flavor Turkey and Rice Soup is an amazing fuss-free lunch or weeknight dinner.

Total Time – 1 Hour
Serving Size – 4 Servings

2 – cups cubed JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
2 – quarts low-sodium chicken broth
2 – stalks celery, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
1 – onion, chopped
1 – bay leaf
3/4 – cup jasmine rice
2 – carrots,

Directions
1) In kettle, combine turkey, broth, celery, onion, bay leaf, jasmine rice and carrots. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

2) Remove bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition
Calories – 250
Protein – 30g
Carbohydrates – 25g
Fiber – 2g
Sugars – 3g
Fat – 4g
Cholesterol – 40mg
Sodium – 990mg
Fat – 1g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/turkey-and-rice-soup/

Tex-Mex Turkey Chili

September 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a 2nd Jennie – O Turkey Chili Recipe to pass along, Tex-Mex Turkey Chili. This one is made using JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Onion, Garlic, Spices, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Salsa, Kidney Beans, and Green Bell Peppers. This will be one Hearty and Delicious Turkey Chili! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Tex-Mex Turkey Chili
It’s easy to switch from beef to turkey when it tastes this good. Savory, delicious and gluten-free, this hearty Tex-Mex chili recipe is ready in under 30 minutes.
Total Time – 35 Minutes
Serving Size – 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
salt, if desired
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 (14½-ounce) cans salsa-style or regular stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 (16-ounce) can kidney or pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 green bell pepper, diced
¾ cup CHI-CHI’S® salsa

DIRECTIONS
1) Coat large saucepan with cooking spray.

2) Add onion and garlic; cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3) Crumble turkey into saucepan; sprinkle with chili powder, cumin, and salt, if desired.

4) Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.

5) Add ground turkey to hot skillet. Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

6) Add chicken broth, tomatoes, beans, bell pepper and salsa. Bring to a boil over high heat.

7) Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 390
Protein 38g
Carbohydrates 58g
Fiber 22g
Sugars 6g
Fat 2g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 390mg
Saturated Fat 0g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/tex-mex-turkey-chili/

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Mushroom Sage Stuffing

November 17, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Mushroom Sage Stuffing. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be using Butter Sticks, Shiitake Mushroom Caps, Onion, Celery, French Bread Cubes, Sage, Grated Orange Peel, Salt, Pepper, and Low Sodium Chicken Broth. Perfect for any Roasted Turkey! 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/

Mushroom Sage Stuffing
This dish is a deliciously different take on the Thanksgiving staple! If you’re tempted to try a new stuffing on Turkey Day, look no further than this mouthwatering recipe, which incorporates shiitake mushrooms, sage and orange peel for a side that’s sure to be a hit.

Ingredients
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) blended butter and oil baking sticks
2 cups sliced shiitake mushroom caps
1 onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
6 cups French or sourdough bread cubes, toasted
2 teaspoons minced fresh sage
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth

Directions
Yield: 8 servings

1 – Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray shallow 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Melt butter in large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion, and celery; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in bread cubes, sage, orange peel, salt, and pepper. Slowly stir in broth. Pour into prepared casserole.

3 – Bake 30 minutes or until stuffing is heated through and lightly browned.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 180 calories, Carbohydrates: 26 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 470 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/mushroom-sage-stuffing/

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New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob

April 24, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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For this week’s 2nd Jennie – O Turkey Recipe I have a recipe for a New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob. Some of Ingredients you’ll be needing are JENNIE-O® Lean Hot Italian Turkey Sausage along with Zucchini, Red Bell Peppers, Onions, Celrey, Rice and seasoned with Cajun Seasoning. All served on a bed of Rice. Make the dinner special tonight with New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob. 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/

New Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob

Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil, dividedNew Orleans Turkey Jambalaya Kabob
3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
2 zucchini, cut into ¾-inch thick slices
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 onion, cut into wedges
1 (19-ounce) JENNIE-O® Lean Hot Italian Turkey Sausage, cubed
VEGGIE RICE
1 cup diced onion
1 cup diced celery
2 cups cooked rice
1 tomato, chopped
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

Directions
1 – In medium bowl, combine 1 tablespoon oil and seasoning. Add zucchini, bell pepper and onion; stir to coat and set aside.

2 – Grill turkey sausage as specified on the package. Always cook until well done, 165°F as measured by meat thermometer. Cube sausage.

3 – Thread zucchini, bell pepper, onion and turkey onto skewers. Cook skewers on grill 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

4 – To make veggie rice, in skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery. Cook 5 minutes or until onion is softened. Add rice, tomato, chicken broth and thyme. Stir until rice is hot. Serve with kabobs.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.Jennie O Make the Switch

Nutritional Information
Calories 270 Fat 13 g
Protein 17g Cholesterol 60 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g Sodium 960 mg
Fiber 2g Saturated Fat 3g
Sugars 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/706-new-orleans-turkey-jambalaya-kabob

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of Week – Cajun Grains

April 20, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of Week is Cajun Grains. So to make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Whole Farro, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies, Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Ground Turkey (93% Lean), Green Bell Pepper, White Onion, Salt Free Cajun Seasoning, and 1 can No Salt Added Red Kidney Beans. 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/

Cajun Grains
This simple Cajun Grain recipe from Jackie Newgent’s The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook, 2nd Edition, will kick the monotony out of any boring lunchtime. Packed with the whole grain farro, lean ground turkey, and plenty of vegetables, this is something you can make in advance and then reheat in the microwave for a high-flavor and nutritious lunch entree!

Ingredients
1 cup whole farro, rinsed and drained
1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can roasted, diced tomatoes with green chilies (undrained)
1 1/4 teaspoons sea salt
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
8 ounces ground turkey (about 93% lean)
1 medium green bell pepper, finely diced
1 small white onion, finely diced
1 tablespoon salt-free cajun seasoning
1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added red kidney beans, drained

Directions
Add the farro, broth, diced tomatoes with liquid, and salt to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. (The farro will be halfway cooked.)

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the turkey, bell pepper, onion, and cajun seasoning and sauté until the turkey is crumbled and well-done and onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Stir the turkey mixture and beans into the farro mixture, cover, and continue to simmer until the farro is tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes to complete the cooking process. Then serve.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 230 calories, Carbohydrates: 32 g, Protein: 15 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1.5 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 430 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/cajun-grains/

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