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Diabetic Carrot Recipes

These diabetic carrot recipes are sweet and full of flavor! The health benefits of eating our carrots are numerous. So, throw some flavor on it and sprinkle some sweetness... and eat your carrots please! Do you ever feel like you are constantly fixing the same side dish vegetable recipe? I often get stuck in the rut of having broccoli and cauliflower. It is nice to enjoy a variety of vegetables and I forgot how good zucchini is sauteed! The lemon, salt, pepper, and poppy seeds really make this dish pop. We ate the entire spread in one sitting. This dish was easy to make, low in fat, great for the Carb conscious, and delicious.

Carrot and Zucchini Julienne Recipe

1/2 lb Carrots
1/2 lb Zucchini
1 tbsp Betty's Butter
2 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp Poppy seeds

Recipe Instructions: 1. Cut carrots and zucchini into 1/8" thick julienne strips.
Place a steamer basket over boiling water and cook carrots, covered, until crisp-tender 3 minutes.
Remove to a bowl and keep warm.

2. Steam zucchini, covered, until crisp-tender 1 minute and add carrots.
Heat butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper; stir into vegetables.
Sprinkle with poppy seeds and serve.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 47
Sodium: 108mg
Cholesterol: 3mg
Fat: 3g
Carbohydrates: 6g
Protein: 2g
Exchanges: 1 VEGETABLE + 1/2 FAT

Source: Source: Lightly and Easy Diabetes Cuisine by Betty MarksBrought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master Servings: 4

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