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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

*Mini Peppers With Cheese* (Diabetic Recipe)

Today I chose an appatizer for the diabetics. These are really differant. The bell peppers should weigh about 8 ounces total, for all 10 together. You can probably find these peppers at Cos-Co. These are really low in carbs. Well enjoy!

*Mini Peppers With Cheese* (Diabetic Recipe)

Appetizers: 20

10 Mini Sweet Bell Pepper, Varius Colors
1 8 0z. Pkg. Neufchatel Cheese, Reduced-Fat & Softened
1tbls. Rosemary, Fresh Snipped
1 Tbls. Thyme, Fresh Snipped
1 Tbls. Lime Juice
1 Tbls. Lime Zest, Finely Shredded
2 Tbls. Non-Fat Milk
Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Cut each pepper in half, length wise. Clean seeds from inside; set aside.In a bowl, combine Neufchatel cheese, rosemary, thyme, lime juice, and milk. Spoon cheese mixture into the pepper halfs. Sprinkle mixture with lime zest. Cover and chill for 4 hours. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

Per Appetizer: 103 Cal (77% from Fat, 15% from Protein, 7% from Carb); 4 g Protein; 9 g Tot Fat; 6 g Sat Fat; 3 g Mono Fat; 0 g Poly Fat; 2 g Carb; 0 g Fiber; 0 g Sugar; 37 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 154 mg Sodium; 29 mg Cholesterol.

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