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; 4.2 g total fat; 0.7 g saturated fat; 84 mg cholesterol; 569 mg sodium. 369 mg potassium; 22.9 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 16.6 g protein; 1937 IU vitamin a iu; 16 mg vitamin c; 74 mcg folate; 93 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 25 mg magnesium;