Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Papaya, Indian-Style

1medium yellow-fleshed papaya, 8 ounces (240 g)
1medium pink-fleshed papaya, 8 ounces (240 g)
4teaspoons (20 ml) fresh lime juice
2teaspoons (10 ml) rose water
  1. Peel the papayas and trim off the stem end. Cut each papaya crosswise into 4 slices. Do not remove the seeds.
  2. Place 1 yellow-fleshed papaya slice on each of 4 dessert plates. Partially top each with a pink-fleshed papaya slice. Combine the lime juice and rose water. Sprinkle over the fruit and serve.
Per serving:61 calories (0% calories from fat), 1 g protein, 0 total fat (0 saturated fat), 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1 carbohydrate (fruit)

Note: Rose water can be purchased in Indian and Middle Eastern markets, natural food stores, and some larger supermarkets.



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