Sandwiches are a staple of diets all around the globe, and becoming a diabetic is no cause to cease enjoying your favorites. Beneath are diabetic-friendly recipes for two of the most popular sandwiches in the globe for your enjoyment.
Chicken Caesar Sandwich
A Chicken Caesar sandwich is a favorite classic amongst sandwich lovers. It also happens to be a diabetic-friendly sandwich fantastic for lunch or dinner. The recipe beneath makes use of grilled chicken breasts, although you can also use a five oz. can of canned and drained chicken. A Chicken Caesar Sandwich has a moderate level of carbs and offers a well-balanced meal with high quantities of protein and fiber.
Carbohydrates: 24g per serving
five oz. grilled chicken breast (skinless), chopped
three/four-cup romaine lettuce, chopped
1 Roma tomato, chopped
1/four-cup fresh Parmesan cheese, grated
1/three-cup fat-free Caesar dressing
1 Whole-wheat pita bread, halved
Grill and chop chicken. Take a little bowl; add chicken, lettuce, tomato, Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing. Toss bowl until salad ingredients are evenly mixed. Cover bowl and location in refrigerator for 10 minutes.
Turkey Club Sandwich
It appears like the Turkey Club is everyone’s favorite sandwich, and with a generous helping of sliced turkey breast and a few slices of bacon, and who can blame them. A Turkey Club tastes fantastic and makes is a wonderful option for any diabetic meal. While the carbs are a bit on the high side at 45g per sandwich, the balance between protein, carbs, fat, and other essential nutrients a Turkey Club offers makes it well worth sitting on the high-end of the carb range.
Carbohydrates: 45g per serving
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise, fat-free
2 tsp. fresh basil, chopped
6 slices sourdough bread, toasted
four oz. turkey breast, sliced
three slices low-sodium bacon
2 leaves lettuce
four slices tomato
2 oz. Swiss cheese
Add mayonnaise and basil to a little bowl. Stir until mixed evenly. Spread 1 teaspoon of mixture on each slice of bread.
When preparing the sandwiches, location 1 slice of bread on a plate. Add 1 ounce of turkey and 11/2 slices of bacon on top of the bread. Add a second slice of bread, 1 more ounce of turkey, 1 leaf of lettuce, 2 slices of tomatoes and 1 ounce of cheese. Place the final slice of bread on top. Push a toothpick via each half of the sandwich and cut down the center. Repeat 1 more time for the second sandwich and serve.