Diabetes-Friendly Vegetable Recipes

Oct 10, 2017

Zesty Broccoli Salad

By |2017-10-10T10:40:17+00:00October 10th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh small broccoli florets
  • 1 cup thinly sliced purple onion rings
  • 1/2 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons dry-roasted sunflower seeds

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a serving dish and toss to coat well. Refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Toss again before serving.

Food Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fruit, […]

Sep 21, 2017

Very Veggie Italian Bread Pizza

By |2017-09-21T14:33:16+00:00September 21st, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons light ranch-style dressing
  • 3 medium tomatoes (about 4 ounces each), sliced
  • ¼ medium purple onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 medium portabella mushrooms (about 6 ounces total), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup small […]
Sep 21, 2017

Veggie Mexican

By |2017-09-21T14:09:57+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 15-ounce can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed very well
  • 1 3/4 cup low sodium/fat chicken broth
  • 10 ounce frozen corn
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils, rinsed
  • 1 cup broccoli and zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

Directions

  1. Brown onions in olive oil and then add […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Linguine

By |2017-09-21T14:04:59+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 (16oz.) can tomatoes
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 oz. linguine

Directions

  1. In a large sauce pan, add sauté onions, celery, green pepper and garlic […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Lasagna

By |2017-09-21T13:23:43+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 9 cooked lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 1 (6oz.) can low-sodium tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cups low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded low fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 10-oz package of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained

Directions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375°F
  2. In […]
Sep 21, 2017

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

By |2017-09-21T13:00:10+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-size sweet potatoes
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • Salt and white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans or 4 teaspoons flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Lightly grease potatoes; pierce with tines of fork. Place potatoes in baking pan […]
Sep 21, 2017

Tuscan Bean Salad with Gorgonzola Bruschetta

By |2017-09-21T12:52:39+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments

Bruschetta Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (2-ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 16 slices French baguette (1 pound loaf), each 1/2-inch thick

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 (19-ounce each) cans cannelloni beans (or Great Northern Beans), rinsed, drained
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 4 medium plum tomatoes, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup light or fat free mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup […]
Sep 21, 2017

Sylvia Wood’s Southern Stir-Fry Veggies

By |2017-09-21T11:32:11+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 (1 pound) package collard greens
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup no calorie sweetener, granulated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Remove and discard stems from greens. Tear leaves into 1 to 2 inch pieces.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a large Dutch oven; add greens and return […]
Sep 21, 2017

Sweet & Crunchy Deli Style Pickles

By |2017-09-21T10:26:33+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 7 pickling cucumbers, quartered
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon peeled, chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves

Directions

  1. Place quartered cucumbers in a clean 1-quart canning jar. Set aside.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a small saucepan. […]
Sep 21, 2017

Super Veggie Wrap

By |2017-09-21T10:17:32+00:00September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Sandwiches, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 large white mushrooms, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 4 (10-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
  • 1/2 C fat-free cream cheese

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine all vegetables.
  2. Thinly spread 1 tbsp cream cheese on each tortilla. Place some of the chopped vegetable mixture evenly […]
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