Description Edit

Contributed by Healthy Recipes for diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • Source: Adapted from an American Diabetes Association Recipe
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  • Makes 4 servings (½ onion per serving)

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Place onions in large saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Bring to boil and cook until onions are partially tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Drain and cool; cut onions in half crosswise.
  4. Scoop out center of each onion half, leaving a ½-inch shell.
  5. Reserve the centers.
  6. If necessary, cut a small piece from the end of each onion shell so shells will stand upright.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  8. Chop reserved centers of onions.
  9. Sauté in oil with garlic in a medium saucepan until tender, about 5 minutes.
  10. Stir in lemon juice and pepper.
  11. Remove from the heat; stir in bread crumbs, tomatoes,parsley and cheese.
  12. Fill onion shells with mixture.
  13. Set on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  14. Cover with foil and bake about 25 minutes.
  15. Serve hot.

Nutritional information Edit

Approximate values per serving:

  • 150 calories | 5g protein | 24g carbs | 4g dietary fiber | 4g fat | 0 mg cholesterol | 150 mg sodium
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