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Recipe of the Month Archive

It is not always easy to follow your diabetes meal plan day after day, but these delicious recipes may help. 

2016_02

DMC Recipe: Fix-and-Forget White Chili

Ingredients

  •  12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cubed
  •  1 tablespoon cooking oil
  •  2 15 - 16 - ounce can Great Northern beans or navy beans, rinsed and drained
  •  1 4 - ounce can diced green chile peppers, undrained
  •  1 large onion, chopped
  •  2 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  •  1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  •  1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic (3 cloves)
  •  1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  •  1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  •  Light dairy sour cream (optional)
  •  Avocado slices (optional)
  •  Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)
 

Directions

  1.  In a large skillet, cook chicken in hot oil just until lightly browned. Place beans in a 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker; mash slightly with a potato masher.
  2.  Add chicken to slow cooker. Stir undrained chile peppers, onion, chicken broth, cumin seeds, garlic, cayenne pepper, and black pepper into mixture in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.
  3.  If desired, serve with sour cream and avocado. If desired, garnish with thyme sprigs. Makes 6 servings.
 
 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 229 cal., 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 33 mg chol., 662 mg sodium, 26 g carb. (8 g fiber, 2 g sugars), 22 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Lean Meat (d.e): 2.5; Fat (d.e): 0.5; Starch (d.e): 1.5;


-from www.diabeticlivingonline.com