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  • 6 TBS. Vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 lbs. cubed beef stew meat
  • 2 lg. white onions, chopped 1/2" pieces
  • 6 + 4 c. water
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 4 15-oz. cans dark red kidney beans, drained
  • 2 bunches fresh cilantro, cleaned, picked over, large stems removed and then chopped finely
  • 2 bunches fresh green onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 3 c. dried parsley flakes
  • 3 TBS. dried fenugreek (may be found at a Middle Eastern grocery store or online; called Shanbalileh in Farsi)
  • 3-4 dried limes (limou-omani in Farsi, found at Middle Eastern grocery store or online) (pierced a few times with a fork)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • Serve with Basmati rice
  • With the condiment Mast-O-Khiar or plain yogurt on the side
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 280
  • Carbohydrates: 25
  • Fat: 15
  • Protein: 18
  • Per 8-oz Serving:

Persian Fresh Herb Stew – Gormeh Sabzi

As we continue to explore international foods that are good for diabetic eating, I am happy to share one of my…

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  • 3 c. cooked chicken meat, chopped into 1/2-in. pieces (from a rotisserie chicken, or 3 lg. boneless skinless chicken breasts that have been simmered in water until done)
  • 2 c. cooked waxy potatoes (red or yellow), peeled, cut into 1/2-in. cubes
  • 1 c. frozen or canned peas
  • 3/4 c. chopped dill pickles
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 c. mayonaisse
  • 1/4 c. Italian vinaigrette salad dressing
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Sliced pickles, green olives, and red pepper or pimento (or other vegetable slices) for decorating
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 147
  • Carbohydrates: 7.5
  • Fat: 6
  • Protein: 16
  • per 3/4-cup serving:

Olivieh – Persian Chicken, Egg, and Potato…

Looking for a refreshing and protein-packed summer meal? Try our family favorite - Olivieh, or Persian Potato Salad! This cold salad…

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  • 1 1/2 – 2 pound fresh or frozen bone-in turkey breast portion
  • 2 TBS butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 c. apricot or peach spreadable fruit
  • 2 TBS coarse-grain brown mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp bottled roasted minced garlic
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 235
  • Carbohydrates: 9
  • Fat: 8
  • Protein: 32
  • per serving:

Mustard and Garlic Roasted Turkey Breast

I will be taking some time off from the blog for the month of August so that I can get my…

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  • 8 oz. frozen shelled deveined shrimp
  • 2 TBS. butter
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garam masala
  • 3 c. bagged coleslaw mix consisting of green and purple cabbage, and shredded carrots
  • 2 TBS. chopped pimento, drained
  • 1 c. celery, chopped 1/4"
  • 1/4 c. blue cheese salad dressing
  • 1/4 c. coconut milk
  • 1 TBS. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 TBS. sunflower seed kernels, Optional Topping

Indian Shrimp in Butter Sauce Salad

Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make salad that combines warm shrimp cooked in butter and tossed with Garam Masala, and cool…

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  • 2 lg. eggplants, trimmed, cut into 1/2" slices
  • 8 TBS. olive oil (more if needed)
  • 1 lg. onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 lb. ground lean beef
  • 3 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 14 oz. can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano
  • 1 c. water
  • 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz. sliced provolone cheese

Eggplant Parmigiana

If you have been searching for a diabetic-friendly eggplant dish, look no further! Eggplant Parmigiana is a layered baked dish, with…

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  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1/8 c. Vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion finely minced (1/4 c.)
  • 1 12.5 oz. can white chunk chicken, drained (or 1 1/4 c. cooked shredded chicken meat)
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups colby-jack shredded cheese
  • 3 c. (approx.) commercially available enchilada sauce that is low in sugar grams
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 324
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fat: 17.5
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 20
  • Sugar: 2
  • per Enchilada:

Chicken Enchiladas with Red and Green Sauce

Discover the Great Tortilla Divide: Flour vs. Corn Tortillas. But which is better for type 2 diabetics and cooking? Find out…

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