Low-calories greek chicken salad for healthy diabetes diet
People with diabetes need to follow a special diabetic diet. And maintaining an appropriate weight may help prevent diabetes and postpone diabetes.
Eating a diet rich in fresh, whole foods, with moderate amounts of complex carbs and low in saturated fat, can also help you stay healthy.
These salad recipes is diabetes-friendly, and is packed full of flavor and easily making veggies with the romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions. So it is appropriate for every person with diabetes.
- 1/3 cup red-wine vinegar
- 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill or oregano (or 1 tsp dried)
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground pepper
- 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
- 2 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken (about 12 ounces)
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
- 1/2 cup sliced ripe black olives
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- In a large bowl, whisk vinegar, oil, dill or oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
- Add lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives and feta. Toss with dressing, then serve.
Nutrition Information per Serving
- 343 Calories
- 18 g Fat
- 89 mg Cholesterol
- 619 mg Sodium
- 659 mg Potassium
- 11 g Carbohydrate
- 3 g Fiber
- 31 g Protein
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