Diabetic Cooking

BLT Cukes

These appetizers, bursting with flavor, can be made and refrigerated up to 12 hours ahead of time. There are plenty of veggies packed into this small bite, plus irresistible bacon.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped lettuce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped baby spinach
  • 3 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup finely diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon plus ½ teaspoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 large cucumber

Directions

1. Combine lettuce, spinach, bacon, tomato, mayonnaise, pepper, and salt in medium bowl and mix well.

2. Peel cucumber, trim off ends, and cut in half lengthwise. Use spoon to scoop out seeds and discard the seeds.

3. Divide bacon mixture between cucumber halves, mounding in center. Garnish with parsley and cut into 2-inch pieces.

Yield: 8 to 10 pieces. Serving size: 1 piece.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 26 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 72 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: Free.


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