Diabetes: Broad beans and quinoa vegetable salad recipe

Wonderful protein and fibre broad beans and quinoa salad that is perfect for people with diabetes or the ones who wish to have low glycemic index foods in their diets.

Diabetes diet: If you want to add protein and fibre to your diet but don’t want meat, look at this delicious and super easy low-carb recipe. The broad beans will keep you satiated and are a good way to eat a low glycemic index meal for people with diabetes.

Ingredients

  • 3 or 4 almonds

  • 163g frozen broad beans

  • 100g of red peppers before cooking (the weight will differ once cooked)

  • Fresh flat leaf parsley

  • 98g of cooked quinoa

  • Slices of cheese, I used Emmental

  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  • Cook the frozen broad beans on medium heat

  • In a pestle and mortar, crush the almonds, not too small, you still want big bits

  • Slice and chop some flat leaf parsley

  • Set up your plate by adding all the ingredients

  • Sprinkle the almonds

  • Add the sliced Emmental, 3 or 4 slices, like in the picture

  • Add some extra virgin olive oil

  • Sprinkle salt and pepper

  • You could add some chilli flakes if you wanted your salad spicy

     

Diabetes & Carb content:

✱ This broad beans and quinoa salad contains 33,3g carbs 

👉 As a general rule, 300g of vegetables contains 10g carbs

👉 Cook the quinoa and freeze it in 20g carbs packets for later use

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leTN3OOKlQ4

👉 Video link to another quinoa recipe:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u36XqUzZ4q0

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