Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Fennel, Mesclun, and Arugula Salad with Lemon Dressing

(makes 4 servings)

1fennel, fronds and tough outer layer removed, halved, and sliced very thin
4cups (100 g) mesclun
2 2/3(18.6 g) ounce package arugula
2tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
freshly ground pepper
1/4teaspoon (1.25 ml) kosher salt
4paper thin slices Parmesan cheese for garnish
  1. Place the fennel, mesclun, and arugula in a salad bowl.
  2. Combine the lemon juice and olive oil in a cup and whisk to combine. Add the salt and pepper. Toss with salad.
  3. Garnish each serving with a piece of Parmesan. Serve immediately.
Per serving:91 calories (65% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 7 g total fat (0.9 g saturated fat), 7 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 167 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 vegetable), 1 1/2 fat



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