Saturday, June 10, 2017

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Grilled Fish & Vegetable Packets - 22g Carbs, 2g Fiber, 2g Sugar


Grilled Fish & Vegetable Packets - 22g Carbs, 2g Fiber, 2g Sugar

Imagine opening this foil packet hot off the grill, filled with halibut, zucchini and tomatoes and fragrant with fresh basil leaves.

Healthy Living:
    Low fat
    Low calorie
    Generally Nutritious
    Low sodium
    Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center: 1 1/2 Carb Choices

Diet Exchanges:
    1 Starch
    1 Vegetable
    3 Meat

Nutrition Bonus: Fire up the grill and make this delicious low-calorie, low-fat meal that's also low in sodium. Both the fish and vegetables can help you eat right.

Prep Time: 15min
Total Time: 30min
Servings: 4

1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, divided
1 zucchini, thinly sliced
1 halibut fillet (1 lb.), cut crosswise into 4 pieces
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup KRAFT Lite House Italian Dressing
2 cups hot cooked long-grain brown rice

Heat grill to medium heat.

Reserve 1/4 cup basil leaves; cut remaining basil into thin slices. Place zucchini on centers of 4 large sheets heavy-duty foil; top with fish, sliced basil and tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing. Fold to make 4 packets.

Grill 10 to 15 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork. Carefully open packets; top fish with reserved basil leaves. Serve with rice.

  > Kitchen Tips
Special Extra: Season fish with 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper before serving.

Make Ahead: The foil packets can be assembled ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 4 hours before grilling as directed.

Substitute: Prepare using any variety of flaky white fish, such as haddock or cod, adjusting the grilling time if necessary.

Servings: 4
Nutrition per Serving: 220 Calories, 2.5g Total Fat, Saturated Fat, 55mg Cholesterol, 240mg Sodium, 22g Carbs, 2g Dietary Fiber, 2g Sugars, 24g Protein


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