Greek Chicken Salad Recipes for Diabetics

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.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, whisk vinegar, oil, dill or oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  2. 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

Source: InformationAboutDiabetes.com

Image source : Flickr by Anne-Marie Nichols

 

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