Swedish Meatballs Recipe for Diabetic Meal Plans

Swedish Meatballs Recipe for Diabetic Meal Plans

3/4 pound lean ground beef

2 1/4 cups bread crumbs

2 egg whites

1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion

1/2 tsp allspice

1/3 tsp salt

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup reduced sodium beef broth

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, combine beef, bread crumbs, egg whites, onion, allspice, salt and pepper. Mix well. Shape beef mixture into 1-inch balls.

Spray a large skillet with vegetable cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Cook meatballs, in batches, until browned, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, place meatballs in a medium baking dish.

Pour broth over meatballs. Cover baking dish with foil. Bake until meatballs are heated through, about 25 minutes. Spoon meatballs and broth onto individual serving plates. Serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving-2 meatballs each:

219 calories

21 grams carbs

15 grams protein

380 mg sodium

8 mg fat

36 mg cholesterol