Tuesday, May 26, 2015

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Middle Eastern Tuna Salad - 9g Carbs, 04 g Fiber, 0g Added Sugar


Middle Eastern Tuna Salad - 9g Carbs, 04 g Fiber, 0g Added Sugar

From: EatingWell - May/June 1995    
Try this in a whole-wheat pita pocket with fresh spinach and sliced red onion.
Nutrition Profile - - Diabetes appropriate | Low calorie | Low carbohydrate | Low cholesterol | Low saturated fat | Heart healthy | Healthy weight | Gluten free
Servings: 3
Active Time: 15 min
Total Time: 15 min

1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
2 Tbsp tahini, or fruity extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, very finely chopped
1 tsp ground cumin
1 6 oz can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
1 8 oz can chickpeas, (3/4 cup), drained and rinsed
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Whisk together yogurt, tahini or olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and cumin in a bowl. Stir in tuna, chickpeas and parsley and season with salt and pepper.

Servings: 3
Nutrition per Serving: 220 Calories, 7g Fat, 1g Sat, 2g Mono, 18mg Cholesterol, 19g Carbs, 04 g Fiber, 0g Added Sugars, 21g Protein, 531mg Sodium, 392mg Potassium

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (68% daily value), Folate (23% dv), Iron & Vitamin C (17% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat


Posted by: chefgloria1030@yahoo.com
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