Asparagus with Pine Nuts and Pimento

Easy appetizers recipe for diabetic vegetarians

Finding good recipes for your diabetic diet can be different, if you’re both diabetic and vegetarian.

This asparagus with pine nuts and pimento provides some great diabetes vegetarian recipes to add to your collection.

These diabetes vegetarian recipe is designed to provide the protein you need for your diabetic diet. Asparagus, the base of this recipe is a fiber-full protein source.

Here we offer it an extra flourish with a quick sauce of a sprinkling of toasted pine nuts. It’s easy to make in your kitchen.

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  • 1 pound to 1-1/4 pound fresh asparagus

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1/4 cup diced pimento

  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts

  • salt to taste


  1. Rinse asparagus and snap off tough ends.

  2. In a large skillet, bring water to a boil and add asparagus.

  3. Cover and steam asparagus until bright green, 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat, drain and arrange on a platter.

  5. Sprinkle with lime juice.

  6. Garnish with pimento and pine nuts. Serve warm or chilled.

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Image source : Everyday Diabetes

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