This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Tacos con Puerco. Made with Ground Pork along with Tomatoes, Onions, Lettuce, Spices, Salsa, Sour Cream, and more! The recipe is off the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a large selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Plus don't forget about the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine subscription. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/
Tacos con Puerco
Set up the table for everyone to be able to assemble their own tacos. Remember to have salsa, sour cream, hot sauce, guacamole and other taco favorites for condiments.
Yield: Serves 4
1 pound Ground Pork
1 (14-1/2 oz) can tomatoes, diced, fire-roasted
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste
8 taco shells
2 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
2 tomatoes, cut in wedges
1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 - In heavy skillet, brown ground pork; stir in undrained canned tomatoes, onion, chili powder and garlic powder.
2 - Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until most liquid evaporates, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3 - Season to taste with salt and pepper.
4 - Heat taco shells and portion filling into shells; top with tomatoes and lettuce.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Sodium: 238 mg
Cholesterol: 57 mg
Saturated Fat: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 4g