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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 cup rice
2 cups chopped parsley
2 cups water
1-½ cup chopped tomato
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 chopped scallions
2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Combine rice and water in saucepan. Heat to boiling. Lower heat and cover, cooking about 10-15 minutes until water is absorbed.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine oil, and lemon juice. Add rice and toss.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Total time: 25 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 10 ½-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 27
Total Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Carbohydrate 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g
Exchange 1 starch, 1 fat
Carbohydrate Units 1

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