“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

September 13, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, 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 Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie. Shepherd’s Pie gone Vegetarian! Made using Onion, Mushrooms, Carrots, Celery, Green Peas, Spices and more! No Meat Needed for this Pie! 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/

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie
Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup sliced onion
1 package (16 ounces) mushrooms, quartered
1 1/4 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup frozen green peas
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 tablespoon light margarine
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Fresh rosemary (optional)

Directions
1 – Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or until just begins to soften. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add 1 teaspoon garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add carrots, celery, and peas; cook and stir 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

2 – Sprinkle flour over vegetables; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add broth, salt, and dried rosemary. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 30 to 35 minutes or until thickened.

3 – Meanwhile, place potatoes in medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover potatoes. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain.

4 – Beat potatoes, milk, margarine, remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic, and pepper in medium bowl with electric mixer at low speed until smooth.

5 – Preheat broiler. Pour vegetable mixture into 2-quart casserole. Gently spread mashed potatoes over top. Broil 5 minutes or until light golden brown. Garnish with fresh rosemary.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1/6 of recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 160 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 240 mg, Fiber: 5 g
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Avocado and Mango Salad with Acai-Berry Vinaigrette

September 7, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Avocado and Mango Salad with Acai-Berry Vinaigrette. To make this Salad you’ll be needing V8 V-Fusion Acai Mixed Berry juice, Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Water, Dijon Mustard, Garlic Clove, Ground Black Pepper, Romaine Lettuce, Mango, Avocado, and Fresh Raspberries. 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/

Avocado and Mango Salad with Acai-Berry Vinaigrette
This fresh and nutritious salad of chopped greens, sliced avocado and mango is drizzled with a vibrant vinaigrette dressing.

Ingredients

1/2 cup V8 V-Fusion Acai Mixed Berry juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
1 medium mango, peeled, seeded and sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
Fresh raspberries for garnish (optional)

Directions

1 – Beat the V8, oil, vinegar, water, mustard, garlic and black pepper in a medium bowl with a whisk or fork.
2 – Divide the lettuce among 4 salad bowls. Top with the mango and avocado slices. Spoon 2 tablespoons vinaigrette over each salad.
3 – Garnish with fresh raspberries, if desired. Serve immediately.

This fresh and nutritious salad of chopped greens, sliced avocado and mango is drizzled with a vibrant vinaigrette dressing.

Recipe Yield: Makes 6 servings

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 122Protein: 1g
Sodium: 49 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 8g
Carbohydrates: 12g
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/avocado-and-mango-salad-with-acai-berry-vinaigrette

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – LEMONY ANGEL HAIR TOSS

August 30, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a LEMONY ANGEL HAIR TOSS. Made using; Dreamfields Angel Hair Pasta, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Baby Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes, Shredded Parmesan Cheese, and Toasted Pine Nuts. 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/

LEMONY ANGEL HAIR TOSS
Ingredients

1 box Dreamfields Angel Hair
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups packed baby arugula
2 cups halved cherry and/or grape tomatoes, assorted colors if possible
1/3 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup toasted pine nuts (optional)
Salt and pepper (optional)

Directions

1 – Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse in cold water or in ice water until completely cooled and drain well.
2 – Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Toss with pasta.
3 – Add arugula, tomatoes and cheese to pasta. Toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with pine nuts and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Recipe Yield: Makes 8 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 262
Calories from fat: 37
Fat: 11 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 143 milligrams
Cholesterol: 2 milligrams
Protein: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/lemony-angel-hair-toss

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Chipotle Veggie and Cheese Wrap

August 23, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday, Vegetarian | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Chipotle Veggie and Cheese Wrap. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Spinach Leaves, Mozzarella String Cheese (made with part-skim milk), Sliced Red Pepper Strips, Zucchini Strips, and Hidden Valley Spicy Chipotle Pepper Sandwich Spread and Dip. The Wrap is 106 calories and 4 net carbs. 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/

Chipotle Veggie and Cheese Wrap
Looking to keep things lower-carb? Skip the bread and try these simple sandwiches, all wrapped up in fresh spinach leaves. Combining mozzarella, vegetables, and spicy chipotle spread, they pack a lot of flavor into a portable portion!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 8 minutes

2 large spinach leaves, about 8 inches square, washed and dried
1 stick (1 ounce) mozzarella string cheese, made with part-skim milk
3 sliced red pepper strips, about 1/3 inch thick, 4 inches long
3 zucchini strips, about 1/3 inch thick, 4 inches long
1 tablespoon Hidden Valley Spicy Chipotle Pepper Sandwich Spread & Dip

Directions
Yield: 1 serving
Serving size: 1 wrap

1 – Place spinach leaves in the center of a plate or cutting board, one on top of the other. Place string cheese in the center of the spinach. Add pepper and zucchini strips alongside cheese. Using a pastry brush or spoon, evenly spread Chipotle Pepper Sandwich Spread over the top spinach leaf. Fold the right side of the spinach leaves over the cheese and vegetables, then gently roll toward the left until you have made a neat bundle. Refrigerate if not eaten immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 106 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 259 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/chipotle-veggie-and-cheese-wrap/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe

August 16, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, 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 Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Tomatoes, Cucumber, Onion, Kalamata Olives, Capers, Parsley, and Crumbled Reduced-Fat Feta Cheese. Also included is a recipe for the Dressing. 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/

Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe
Crunchy and refreshing, this low-carb authentic Greek recipe is the perfect complement to any Mediterranean-themed meal.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes

2 large tomatoes, thickly sliced
1 medium cucumber (about 7 inches long), thinly sliced
1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1/3 cup Kalamata olives
2 teaspoons capers
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat Feta cheese
Dressing:
1 clove garlic, crushed (or 1 teaspoon bottled garlic)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6 of salad

1 – Combine tomato slices, cucumber slices, and onion rings on a large platter or in a large bowl. Top with olives, capers, parsley, and crumbled Feta.

2 – Place garlic, pepper, and lemon juice in a food processor or blender and pulse 4 times. With the food processor or blender running (hold lid partially over top of blender to keep ingredients from splashing out), carefully pour oil in a slow, steady stream, processing until smooth. Pour dressing over salad and serve (if salad is in a bowl, toss gently to coat).

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 130 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 220 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/greek-salad/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Rainbow Roots Slaw with Tahini Parsley Dressing

August 9, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Rainbow Roots Slaw with Tahini Parsley Dressing. To make this week’s recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Tahini Parsley Dressing, Garlic, Parsley, Spices, Green Cabbage, Carrots, Bosc Pear, Beets, and more. 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/

Rainbow Roots Slaw with Tahini Parsley Dressing
This colorful salad brightens up any meal and it’s like a detox in a bowl. Antioxidants and liver-supporting nutrients never tasted so good!

Ingredients

Tahini Parsley Dressing

1 small clove garlic, minced

1/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 cup tahini

2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons filtered water (approx.)

Rainbow Roots Slaw

2 cups shredded green cabbage

2 large carrots, grated

1 firm pear (such as Bosc), grated

2 medium red beets, peeled and grated (*see Tip)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings

1. Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, parsley, cumin, salt, tahini, lime juice, and oil. Whisk in 1 tablespoon water. If the dressing is too thick, add the remaining water (or more, as needed).

2. Slaw: In a large bowl, toss together cabbage, carrots, and pear. Add dressing and toss until vegetables are well coated. Add beets and toss to coat.

*Tip: Yes, the beets are eaten raw in this recipe. Beets stain everything, so you may want to wear rubber gloves when you peel and grate them.

The beets are added last so they don’t turn the whole salad red.

This salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: Slaw: 64, Dressing: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: Slaw: 15 g, Dressing: 3 g, Protein: Slaw: 1 g, Dressing: 2 g, Fat: Slaw: 0 g, Dressing: 8 g, Fiber: Slaw: 4 g, Dressing: 1 g
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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Eggplant “Steak” with Blue Cheese Cream MONDAY

July 19, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Eggplant “Steak” with Blue Cheese Cream. To make this week’s Recipe you’ll be needing Eggplant, Portabella Mushrooms, Spices, Garlic, Heavy Cream and more! Also included is a recipe for Wisconsin Blue Cheese Cream. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Eggplant “Steak” with Blue Cheese Cream
Eggplant ‘steak’ is topped with a savory portabella mushroom ‘paste’ and cap, and served with a tangy blue cheese cream.

Recipe Ingredients:
8 slices (1/2 inch thick, 4 inches wide) eggplant, peeled
4 portabella mushrooms, stems removed and reserved
6 tablespoons basil oil
Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 teaspoons finely chopped onion
1 clove garlic, mashed and chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped mushrooms
1/2 cup heavy cream
Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Nutmeg to taste

Polenta, flavored with marjoram for accompaniment

Wisconsin Blue Cheese Cream:
1 cup vegetable stock
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup (2 ounces) blue cheese, crumbled

Cooking Directions:
1 – Lightly brush eggplant slices and mushroom caps with basil oil; season with salt and pepper. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for 20 minutes, turning over at halfway point; set aside to cool.
2 – Meanwhile, in a sauté pan, heat remaining basil oil. Add onions and garlic; cook until translucent.
3 – Chop the reserved mushroom stems; add to pan with 1 tablespoon chopped mushrooms. Cook for 10 minutes over medium heat, or until no moisture remains.
4 – Add cream; reduce mixture to a light mushroom paste, or until a creamy mushroom mixture remains. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
5 – To assemble, layer four (4-inch) molds, first with 1 slice eggplant then with 1/2 inch of mushroom mixture. Repeat layer; top each mold with 1 mushroom cap.
6 – Reheat in oven.
7 – Serve with marjoram-flavored polenta; pour Wisconsin Blue Cheese Cream around each plate.
8 – For Wisconsin Blue Cheese Cream: Bring stock to a boil; reduce to 1/2 cup. Add cream; reduce to a total volume of 1 cup. Add blue cheese; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/eggplant_steak_with_blue_cheese_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Georgia Pecan Vegetable Torte with Cheddar

July 12, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Georgia Pecan Vegetable Torte with Cheddar. To make this week’s recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Chopped Pecans, Sweet Potato, Onion, Frozen Spinach, Cheddar Cheese, Yellow Squash, Jar Roasted Red Pepper, and more! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Georgia Pecan Vegetable Torte with Cheddar
A meatless main-course dish, this torte is a mosaic of vegetable flavors and colors, enriched with layers of cheese and pecan. Serve it warm or at room temperature with a simple green salad.

Recipe Ingredients:
3/4 cup chopped pecans – divided use
1 large sweet potato (approximately 12 ounces)
Salt and ground black pepper
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced (not separated into rings)
2 (10-ounces each) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed
6 ounces shredded cheddar cheese flavored with chives (about 1 1/2 cups) – divided use
2 medium (5-ounces each) yellow squash
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red pepper, drained, sliced and cleaned

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Oil the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
2 – Peel the sweet potato and slice crosswise into 1/4-inch thick rounds. Arrange the sweet potato in overlapping layers in bottom of pan, sprinkling lightly with salt and ground black pepper. Cover pan with foil and bake 20 minutes.
3 – Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet and sauté onion until tender; set aside. Drain the spinach and squeeze in a colander to remove excess liquid. Combine spinach, 1 cup cheese, salt and ground black pepper to taste and mix well; set aside.
4 – Uncover pan and spread spinach mixture evenly on top of sweet potato layer; sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans.
5 – Slice the yellow squash crosswise into very thin (about 1/8-inch thick) rounds and layer in pan alternating with the onion.
6 – Top with 1/4 cup pecans and 1/4 cup cheese, the basil, salt and ground black pepper. Arrange red pepper pieces in a single layer on top.
7 – Place pan on a rimmed baking sheet and press down on torte with the back of a metal spatula to squeeze out any remaining excess liquid. Drain the liquid, brush the red pepper layer lightly with oil and bake torte on top of baking sheet 20 minutes.
8 – Sprinkle torte with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and pecans and bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until cheese melts and pecans are lightly toasted.
9 – Cool at least 15 minutes.
10 – To serve, run a thin knife around the inside edge of pan to loosen torte. Remove sides of pan and cut into wedges to serve.
Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 330; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 30mg; Total Carbs: 30g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 13g; Sodium: 266mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/georgia_pecan_vegetable_torte_with_cheddar_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Variable Vegetable Strata

July 5, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Variable Vegetable Strata. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Day Old Bread, Cooked Vegetables, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Eggs, Cream of Mushroom Soup, Milk, Mustard, Basil Leaves, and Ground Black Pepper. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Variable Vegetable Strata
Assemble this vegetable strata several hours prior to baking. An excellent dish for brunch or supper.

Recipe Ingredients:
6 slices day-old bread
1 to 2 cups chopped cooked vegetables, your choice
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
6 large eggs
1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, crushed
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Grease an 8x8x2-inch (or 2-quart rectangular) baking dish. Cut bread into 1/2-inch cubes. Evenly sprinkle half of the cubes into prepared dish. Sprinkle vegetables and cheese over cubes. Sprinkle with remaining cubes.
2 – In medium bowl, beat together eggs, soup, milk and seasonings. Pour over bread-vegetable mixture. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
3 – Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean and top is golden brown, about 50 to 60 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/variable_vegetable_strata_recipe.html

VEGETABLE LASAGNA

July 4, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Vegetable Lasagna. To make the Lasagna some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Garlic Cloves, Mushrooms, Zucchini, Carrot, Red Bell Pepper, Red Onion, Spices, Dry Red Wine, Ricotta Cheese, Basil Pesto, Shredded Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, and more! 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/

VEGETABLE LASAGNA
This recipe may be doubled and made in a 9×13 baking dish for 12 servings. Recipe for Vegetable Lasagna from our Main Dishes recipe section.

Ingredients

6 pieces Dreamfields Lasagna
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup sliced mushrooms
3/4 cup chopped zucchini (1 small zucchini)
1/2 cup sliced carrot
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup dry red wine
2 cups tomato-basil pasta sauce
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons commercial basil pesto
Nonstick cooking spray
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 375ºF.
2 – Cook lasagna according to package directions. Drain and cut each piece in half.
3 – Meanwhile, heat olive oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms, zucchini, carrot, bell pepper, red onion and black pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add wine; cook 3 minutes or until wine has evaporated. Add pasta sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.
4 – In a small bowl combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and pesto.
5 – Spray 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 3/4 cup vegetable-pasta sauce in bottom of baking dish. Arrange 4 noodle halves over sauce. Top with one-third of cheese-pesto mixture, then 1 cup sauce. Repeat layers twice, using any remaining sauce on top. Sprinkle with mozzarella.
6 – Cover and bake at 375°F 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 20 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.
NOTES:
This recipe may be doubled and made in a 9×13 baking dish for 12 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 331
Calories from fat: 37
Fat: 14 grams
Saturated Fat: 5 grams
Fiber: 6 grams
Sodium: 652 milligrams
Cholesterol: 24 milligrams
Protein: 16 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/vegetable-lasagna

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