Diabetes: Ground beef & oven-baked sweet potato recipe

When you have diabetes, low glycemic index food are the best! This "jacket" oven-baked sweet potato will be delicious with the ground beef sauce.

Diabetes and yummy recipe: After a long walk in the cold, what better than having a “jacket” sweet potato with ground beef sauce? Another one of my easy recipes that will take you little time to prepare and a dish that you will enjoy for sure!

Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes
  • 750g minced beef
  • 330 ml crushed tomato sauce
  • Jalapeños
  • 1/2 can or 70g of sweet corn
  • Salt and pepper
  • A fresh branch of thyme
  • Red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Small red pepper
  • Parsley
  • Dollop of cream to serve

Directions

  • Wash and scrub the skin of the sweet potatoes
  • Pierce holes with a fork and massage-in some extra virgin olive oil
  • Put in a pre-heated oven (200C or 392F)
  • For the ground beef sauce:
  • In a pan, put some sunflower oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • Add chopped onions
  • Cook until translucent 
  • Add the ground beef
  • Minced garlic
  • Chopped small red pepper
  • 5 or 6 slices of jalapeños
  • Add the crushed tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • Once the sauce has reduced a little bit, add the sweet corn
  • Chopped parsley 
  • When you serve your dish, add a dollop of fresh cream and some parsley

Diabetes & Carb content:

This ground beef and oven-roasted sweet potato recipe  is for 4 people

– 41g of uncooked sweet potatoes equals to 1R or 10g carbs

– 50g of cooked sweet potatoes equals to 1R or 10g carbs

👉 Sweet potatoes are better than regular potatoes because they have a low glycemic index (it won’t make your sugar spike)

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