Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Cajun Style Country Ribs

This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Cajun Style Country Ribs. Using Country Style Ribs, Carrots, Onions, Peppers, among the ingredients.


2 Cups Baby Carrots
1 Medium Onion, coarsely chopped
1 Green Bell Pepper, cut into 1" pieces
1 Red Bell Pepper, cut into 1" pieces
2 Teaspoons minced Garlic
2 Tablespoons Creole Seasoning, divided
3 Pounds Country Style Pork Ribs, Trimmed and cut evenly into 8 portions
1 Can (about 14 ounces) No salt Added Stewed Tomatoes, undrained
2 Tablespoons Water
1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
Hot Cooked Rice (Optional)


1 - Combine Carrots, Onions, Peppers, Garlic, and 2 teaspoons Seasoning into a Crock Pot, stir to blend.

2 - Sprinkle Ribs with 1 tablespoon Seasoning; place in Crock Pot. Pour Tomatoes over Ribs. Cover, cook on low 6-8 hours

3 - Remove Ribs and Vegetables from Crock Pot using a slotted spoon. Turn off heat. Let liquid stand 15 minutes; skim off fat.

4 - Turn Crock Pot to high, stir water into cornstarch and remaining 1 teaspoon Seasoning in small bowl until smooth. Whisk into Crock Pot. Cook, uncovered, on high 15 minutes or until thickened. Return Ribs and Vegetables to sauce; carefully stir to coat.Serve over Rice, if desired.


Serving Size - 1 portion Ribs with about 1/2 cup Vegetables.

Calories 286, Total Fat 10g, Satured Fat 2g, Protein 36g, Carbs 10g, Cholesterol 126mg, Fiber 2g, Sodium 587mg.

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