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Light Lemon Cauliflower for Diabetics

Light Lemon Cauliflower for Diabetics

This delicious side dish is easy to prepare, cheesy and delightfully low carb! The mild flavor of the florets serves as a perfect base for soaking up the citrusy sauce.
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Directions

Yield:
6 servings

Serving size:
about 2/3 cup cauliflower with 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce and 2 teaspoons cheese

Place 1 tablespoon parsley, lemon peel, and about 1 inch water in large saucepan. Place cauliflower in steamer basket; place in saucepan. Bring water to a boil over medium heat. Cover; steam 14 to 16 minutes or until cauliflower is crisp-tender. Remove to large bowl; keep warm. Reserve 1/2 cup hot liquid.

Heat margarine in small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until soft. Stir in lemon juice and reserved liquid.

Spoon lemon sauce over cauliflower. Sprinkle with remaining 3 tablespoons parsley and cheese before serving. Garnish with lemon slices.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 53 calories, Carbohydrates: 6 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 116 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 Fat, 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Meat Lean.

Copyright Diabetic Cooking.

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