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
This low-sodium recipe counts as only 1/2 carbohydrate exchange.
This leaves room for you to serve it with your favorite side
1 lb. boneless and skinless turkey breast tenderloin
1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 tsp. sugar substitute with sucralose
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 c. tomatoes, chopped
1/2 c. zucchini, chopped
1/2 c. yellow squash, chopped
1/2 c. onion, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp. jalapeÃ±o pepper, chopped
- Preheat broiler.
- Combine cumin and garlic in a small bowl and rub mixture on
both sides of turkey.
- Place turkey on broiler pan and broil for 5 minutes. Turn and
broil 5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 185 degrees
Fahrenheit (85 degrees Celsius). Juices should run clear and the
turkey should not be pink in the center.
- While turkey is cooking, combine vinegar, sugar substitute,
and cornstarch in saucepan and mix until smooth.
- Stir in zucchini, squash, onions, cilantro, and jalapeÃ±o
- Cook and stir vegetables over medium heat until mixture boils
and thickens. Cook and stir 2 minutes more after mixture begins
- Spoon over turkey.
4 oz. turkey meat and approximately 1/2 cup vegetables
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
34 g protein
4 g fat
1 g sat. fat
9 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
74 mg cholesterol
104 mg sodium
50 mg calcium
2 mg iron
1/2 carbohydrate exchange
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Serve with brown rice. Be sure to count your carbohydrates in
the side dishes.
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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