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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


2 cups cooked brown rice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed & drained
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 cup salsa
1 cup chopped bell pepper
4 ounces cubed low fat Monterey Jack cheese
ΒΌ cup chopped green onions


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl except salsa and cheese.
  2. Gently stir in salsa and cheese. Serve at room temperature immediately or chill.
Total time: 30 minutes
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 10 1-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 295 mg
Carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary Fiber 25 g
Protein 6 g
Exchange 1 starch, 1 fat
Carbohydrate Units 2

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