Braised Leeks Recipe

Braised Leeks Recipe from the diabetic recipe collection at InformationAboutDiabetes.comIngredients:

1 tsp canola oil4 lb leeks, trimmed, washed, and quarter, ed lengthwise1 cup chicken broth2 tbsp sugar

Preparation:

In a medium skillet with a lid, heat theoil over medium heat. Add the leeksand chicken broth and cover. Braise for 10-15 minutes, or until the leeksare tender, stirring occasionally. Remove the lid, cand ciik for 10-12minutes, until the broth has almost evaporated. Increase the heat to highand sprinkle the sugar over the leeks. Cook 10 minutes more, stirringfrequently, until the leeks are lightly carmelized. Serve immediately.Per serving: 100 calories, 20g carb., 2g protein, 0mg chol., 1.7g/15% fatSource Great Good Food by Julee Rosso Posted by Carolyn Shaw

Serves: 4

Braised Leeks Recipe provided for you by InformationAboutDiabetes.com

Is this Braised Leeks Recipe Suitable for Diabetics?

This Braised Leeks recipe is part of our collection of diabetic Vegetable recipes. Because we don`t know your specific medical issues and the advice your health advisors have offered you, we we cannot say that this Braised Leeks recipe is acceptable for you. Nevertheless, as the original author labeled it as `diabetic` it suggest that it, at the very least, meets the basic specification for the tag `diabetic friendly`, being low in carbs and fat, and therefore, should be better for you than the non-diabetic equivalent. Even taking that into account, this Braised Leeks recipe should only be used if you understand your own condition and are happy that the contents of the recipe are OK for you.

Braised Leeks Recipe - Important Disclaimer

This Braised Leeks Recipe comes from the diabetic Vegetable recipes category. Clearly, it is impossible for us to prepare every one of the diabetic Vegetable recipes to certify that they are all totally modified for people with diabetes. Our diabetic recipe site has thousands of recipes in it, and to prepare each of them at 7 recipes per week would occupy us for 290 weeks. We strongly urge you to analyse the ingredients with due care to ensure that all the recipes are compliant with the dietary guidelines your nutritionalist has offered you. In the event that you suspect that this Braised Leeks recipe is not safe for sufferers of diabetes, then please let us know and we will withdraw it from the site.

Vegetable

Get a Free Diabetes Meal Plan

Get a free 7-Day Diabetes Meal Plan from Constance Brown-Riggs who is a Registered Dietitian-Certified Diabetes Educator and who is also a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association.

Just enter in your email below to download your free Diabetes Meal Plan.

By clicking Submit, you agree to send your info to InformationAboutDiabetes.com who may contact you with updates and information and we agree to use it according to our privacy policy.

More Articles

It is estimated that 80,000 children and adolescents each year are diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. Juvenile diabetes is diagnosed when the body...

As the summer months come to an end, we throw aside our swimsuits and bring out our favorite team jerseys! In America, fall means football, and...

The medical community relies heavily on the goodwill of its citizens, as giving blood and organ donations help save thousands of lives every year...

Evidence is mounting that consuming black cumin helps to manage type 2 diabetes. The spice lowered blood glucose...

It's not uncommon to spend several years living with type 2 diabetes and not even know you have the condition. Despite regular check-ups with your...

More Articles

Type 2 diabetes has become so common in Western culture and media that this often lifelong, serious condition doesn't really raise an eyebrow...

Limiting our intake of highly processed foods, and eating more whole and lightly processed fare can boost our nutrient and fiber intake, lower...

Lantus is a once a day insulin injection that is taken at the same time every day. It replaces anywhere from the average three to five insulin...

Improving your A1C reading requires you to maintain consistently healthy blood...

Just because you have diabetes doesn't mean you can't help your community by being a blood donor. When persons with diabetes maintain good control...

Most of us do not regularly keep the fruit that scientists call Fortunella margarita in our refrigerator. That these small, yellow-orange...

A diagnosis of diabetes usually comes with a list of recommended lifestyle changes. To make these diet and exercise...

Having diabetes affects your body’s ability to handle hot, humid weather, and steamy temperatures can degrade diabetes supplies. But all of this...

Fashion and function come together in clothing developed by AnnaPS, making life a bit more comfortable and convenient for insulin users. The...

Not only is dry skin uncomfortable, but scratched or cracked skin is also susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections – common medical...

One way to ensure our body gets a variety of nutrients is eating nutrient-dense foods, and one of the most nutrient-dense foods on our planet is...

Financial aid and scholarship money are available for people with diabetes, but acquiring it requires an investment of time and patience. Whether...

Any sweetener you use to replace table sugar is a sugar substitute. One type of sugar substitute is artificial sweetener. Three other types...

Smoking is a proven health hazard for everyone, but it is an especially dangerous habit for those with diabetes. Research shows that smokers with...

While life on the road can be tough on musicians, it’s especially challenging for those battling diabetes. Some musicians have to check their...