Diabetic Cooking

Microwave pineapple chutney

Preparation time: 10–15 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple (1/2-inch dice)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup minced crystallized ginger
  • 2 tablespoons diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

Stir together ingredients in a 1 1/2–quart, microwave-safe dish. Cook, uncovered, on High for 8 minutes. Remove from microwave oven and stir. Return to oven and cook another 8 minutes. Allow the chutney to cool slightly, cover tightly, and refrigerate. Will keep up to
2 days in the refrigerator.

Yield: 3 1/2 cups. Serving size: 2 tablespoons.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 59, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: <1 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 1 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.


This recipe was developed by Angie Sharp, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist at the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.