Collard greens--an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K--give this classic Cajun favorite a delicious nutrition boost. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook celery in hot oil over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic, Creole or Cajun seasoning, and crushed red pepper. Add collard greens, stir-fry vegetables, ham, and the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.

  • Cover and simmer for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in undrained tomatoes, rice, shrimp, and okra. Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes to heat through and blend flavors, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; total fat 4.2g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.7g; cholesterol 84mg 28% DV; sodium 569mg 23% DV; potassium 369mg 10% DV; carbohydrates 22.9g 7% DV; fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugar 4g; protein 16.6g 33% DV; exchange other carbs 2; vitamin a iu 1937IU; vitamin c 16mg; folate 74mcg; calcium 93mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 25mg.