Caribbean Stew with Lime Gremolata

Caribbean Stew with Lime Gremolata

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

The simple fresh parsley, garlic, and lime topping enhances the robust flavors of this stew recipe.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound lean boneless pork, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 3 onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 (14 ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (8 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut into ½-inch-thick slices
  • 2 small green, yellow, and/or red sweet peppers, seeded and cut into bite-size strips
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • Lime Gremolata (Optional)
  • ½ cup snipped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Lime slices and/or wedges (optional)


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  1. Coat an unheated 4-quart Dutch oven with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add pork to hot Dutch oven; cook and stir until brown. Add onions, chicken broth, undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, and cayenne pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Add sweet potatoes, sweet peppers, and black beans. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes more or until vegetables are tender. Stir in lime juice.
  3. To prepare Lime Gremolata: In a small bowl, stir together ½ cup snipped fresh parsley, 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel, and 1 clove garlic, minced.
  4. Top individual servings with optional Lime Gremolata. If desired, garnish with lime slices and/or wedges.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1½ cups
  • Per serving: 231 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 7 g fiber; 29 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 47 mg cholesterol; 10 g sugars; 7,216 IU vitamin A; 54 mg vitamin C; 82 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 433 mg sodium; 708 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (144% daily value), Vitamin C (90% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2 lean protein, 1½ starch, 1½ vegetable

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