Diabetes Diet Weekly Recipe

 

Ground Turkey or Ground Chicken - Cauliflower

 

Cooking Time = About 25 minutes 

Ingredients: 

Ground turkey (or chicken) = 1 pound

Cauliflower = 1 cauliflower head, chopped into 10 -12 small pieces

Ginger root = A piece about 2 inches x 1 inch. Peeled and sliced

Yogurt = 2 tablespoons

Celery = 1 stick, chopped

Olive oil =  2 tablespoons

Onion = 1 medium, chopped

Garlic = 2 or 3 cloves, sliced

Tomatoes = 2 , sliced

Sea-Salt = ½ teaspoon (to taste)

Turmeric = ¼ teaspoon

Cilantro or Basil or Mint leaves = Preferably fresh 8-10 or dried, 1 teaspoon

 

Optional:  

Cumin (or Caraway seeds) = 1/2 teaspoon

Cayenne pepper or black pepper = 1/2 teaspoon

 

            Use a medium size pot. Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent. Add 1/4 cup of water, turmeric powder, ginger, celery and tomatoes, and cover. Cook for another 5 minutes on low heat. 

            Then, add ground turkey or chicken. Break up meat so that it is in small pieces. Cook until pink is gone, which takes about 5 - 10 minutes. Add cauliflower and yogurt. Cook on low heat, covered, for about 15 minutes, stirring sparingly. In the end, add cilantro or basil or mint leaves. 

Optional:

In the beginning, add cumin (or caraway seeds), black pepper OR cayenne pepper after adding water.

 This is an Excerpt from "Reverse Your Type 2 Diabetes Scientifically."

 

This article was written by Sarfraz Zaidi, MD, FACE. Dr. Zaidi specializes in Diabetes, photoEndocrinology and Metabolism.

Dr. Zaidi is a former assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA and Director of the Jamila Diabetes and Endocrine Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California.

 

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