This shrimp salad incorporates hearty portions of starch, protein, and vegetables, making it a complete and balanced meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Toss together salad greens, sweet peppers, cooked shrimp and garbanzo beans.

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  • Serve with strawberries and yogurt to complete this balanced meal.

Tips

Tip: If desired, season shrimp with lemon juice and cracked black pepper.

Choose your favorite, low-fat salad dressing to garnish this salad. Remember to include dressing in the total carbohydrate count.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; protein 29g 58% DV; carbohydrates 27.6g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 6.7g 27% DV; sugars 4.6g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 2% DV; cholesterol 160.7mg 54% DV; vitamin a iu 1618.1IU 32% DV; vitamin c 118mg 197% DV; folate 79.9mcg 20% DV; calcium 140.7mg 14% DV; iron 2.9mg 16% DV; magnesium 94.7mg 34% DV; potassium 827.7mg 23% DV; sodium 448.4mg 18% DV.