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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (coriander)
  • 3 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. mustard (Dijon mustard is best)
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. At least 2 hours in advance wash, core, and slice tomatoes. Arrange on serving dish.
  2. Sprinkle sliced tomatoes with chopped cilantro. (If preferred, chopped fresh parsley can be used instead of cilantro.)
  3. Combine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, brown sugar, and mustard in small jar and shake well. Pour over tomatoes. Cover and chill.
  4. Season with pepper just before serving.
Total time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Preparation time:
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 6 - 1 cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 47 Calories from Fat 15
Total Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrate 7 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
Exchange 2 vegetable
Carbohydrate Units 0.5

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