Bruschetta recipes for Diabetics
4 large tomatoes
6 cloves of garlic
Large handful of fresh basil
½ cup Romano cheese
¾ cup, plus a little more, extra- virgin olive oil
Cayenne pepper to taste
2 teaspoons kosher salt
Putting it together:
In food processor, puree 1 tomato, transfer to a medium- size bowl.
Add the 3 other tomatoes to the processor with garlic and basil and pulse food to chop into small chunks…..do not puree.
Add to the pureed tomato mixture and stir.
Add the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Romano Cheese, salt and cayenne pepper.
Serve on toasted crostini or pour on strained pasta
Add broccoli, arugula or your favorite steamed vegetable.
Yield: about 10 ¼ cup servings
Calories 182, carb 3g, fiber 1 g, fat 19g , protein 2g, sodium 507mg