Diabetic Meat-Filled Dumplings Recipe
4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup water
1/2 lb ground round
2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp sherry
2 cup fresh chopped spinach or
1 cup frozen spinach thawed
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
1/4 cup finely minced water chestnut
2 green onions chopped
Mix flour and water. Add more water a teaspoon at a time until
dough cleans bowl. Turn it out on a floured board; knead smooth.
Wrap in plastic wrap, and set aside for 20 minutes.
Brown and drain ground beef of all fat. Wash and dry fresh
spinach, or dry frozen spinach. Combine with ground beef and
remaining ingredients. Mix well.
Form dough into a long roll 1 inch in diameter. Cut or break into
1 inch sections. With your hands or a large glass, flatten each
piece into a circle 3 inches in diameter. Place 1 TABLESPOON of
filling in the center of each circle. With a finger dipped in water,
dampen the edge of the circle. Fold the dough over the filling and
press to seal. Brush a nonstick frying pan with 1/2 teaspoon oil.
Place the dumplings in the pan and brown them on each side.
Add enough broth or water to come up to a third of the height of the
dumplingsl Cover pan tightly, and steam until water is all gone -
about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve the dumplings hot or cold with sherry
or vinegar for dipping.
FROM: HOLD the Fat, Sugar & Salt by Goldie Silverman and
Jacqueline Williams copyright 1984
to Low Carb Recipes
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Foods containing allyl sulfides
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The onion, leek and garlic family is high in allyl sulfides, a chemical which experts believe might be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
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