Diabetic Cooking

Soups & Stews

Sweet Potato Stew

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup grated peeled sweet potato
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium vegetable broth or water
  • 2 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • Black pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

Place onion, celery, sweet potato, broth, and bacon in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 6 hours or until vegetables are tender.

Increase heat to HIGH. Stir in half-and-half. Add water, if needed, to reach desired consistency. Cook, uncovered, 30 minutes on HIGH or until heated through.

Season to taste with pepper. Stir in parsley.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 1/2 cups stew.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 112, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 280 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fat.


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