Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but
it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Kids
with diabetes may need to pay extra attention to the amount of
carbohydrates they eat to maintain control of their blood sugar
1 1/2 c. hash browns
1 1/2 c. egg whites
1/2 c. onion, chopped
1/2 c. red pepper, chopped
1 c. broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
3/4 c. light cheddar cheese
1 tbsp. margarine
- Preheat broiler.
- Wrap handle of skillet with nonstick aluminum foil.
- In skillet, sautÃ© vegetables and hash browns in 1 tbsp. light
margarine over medium heat for 5 minutes.
- Spread hash browns and vegetables evenly in skillet.
- Pour egg whites into skillet over the hash browns and
- Cook until eggs are almost set.
- Top with cheese. Broil until cheese is melted.
1/4 of 10" skillet
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
14 g protein
11 g fat
4 g sat. fat
22 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
8 mg cholesterol
308 mg sodium
205 mg calcium
2.3 mg iron
1 1/2 carbohydrate exchanges
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Use fresh or frozen vegetables (make sure to thaw them first).
Use any vegetable you have in your refrigerator. Add 1/2 cup of
leftover ham, chicken, or turkey to increase the amount of
Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSD
Date reviewed: February 2004
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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