19

NOV
2014

HEALTHY RECIPES FOR DIABETES

HEALTHY RECIPES FOR DIABETES

60MIN


Food is an important part of our culture. We don’t eat just to sustain ourselves — we celebrate with food, and we often mourn with it too. So it’s not surprising that if you’ve just been told that you have type 2 diabetes, one of your first thoughts will probably be, “but what will I eat?”

Following are 2 healthy recipes that you can enjoy–

Simple Veggie Tostadas

Ingredients

2 cups sliced mushrooms

2 small zucchini, sliced

1 large red bell pepper, chopped

4 Flatbread crispy rotis (Can be made like khakras)

Dash of Olive oil

Method:

Place a medium nonstick skillet

Add some olive oil at lit it till medium-high heat until hot.

Add mushrooms, zucchini, and bell pepper to pan.

Sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Spoon about 3/4-cup vegetable mixture over black bean mixture (boiled black beans with salt and pepper) on each tostada.

Top with lettuce and salsa.

Chili-Fried Potatoes

Ingredients

3 cups cubed unpeeled baking potato (about 1 pound)

1/2 teaspoon olive oil

Olive oil

1 small onion, halved, thinly sliced, and separated into rings

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

Arrange potato in a steamer basket over boiling water.

Cover and steam 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add onion, sauté 3 minutes or until tender.

Add potato, chili powder, and salt.

Cook 5 minutes or until potato is lightly browned, stirring often.

Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 1 minute and serve.

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