Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Braised Belgian Endive

(makes 6 servings)

6heads Belgian endives, about 10 ounces (320 g) total
juice of 1 lemon
2cups (480 ml) low-fat, low-sodium canned chicken broth
butter-flavored refrigerated cooking spray
  1. Trim the endive of any outer leaves that are brown.
  2. Slice leaves in half lengthwise and toss in lemon juice. Place in a large nonstick skillet.
  3. Cover with broth and simmer until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Test for tenderness by inserting a sharp knife into the stem end. Drain and coat with butter-flavored refrigerated cooking spray. Serve immediately.
Per serving:19 calories (0% calories from fat),, 2 g protein, 0 total fat (0 saturated fat), 3 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 38 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:FREE



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