What is a kabob recipe for people with diabetes?

Kabobs make for a fun, easy dinner idea. This recipe calls for pork, which can be a great protein alternative to chicken. Mushrooms add even more meaty flavor, making this low-carb meal a satisfying entrée for people with diabetes.

Pork Mushroom Kabobs


1 lb pork tenderloin
8 oz fresh mushrooms
1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
cooking spray
1/3 cup red wine vinegar salad dressing


1. Preheat grill to medium.
2. Trim excess fat and skin from pork. Cut into 1-1/2" cubes.
3. Thread meat and vegetables on five 12-inch skewers, leaving some space between each.
4. Coat grill grate with cooking spray.
5. Place kabobs on grill and cook 12 to 14 minutes, turning occasionally, and brushing with dressing until cooked through.

Additional Information
If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 20 minutes before using.

Makes 5 servings

Calories 152.2
Total Carbs 8 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 6.2 g
Total Fat 2.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Potassium 560.9 mg
Protein 23.1 g
Sodium 289 mg

Continue Learning about Diabetes


Diabetes mellitus (MEL-ih-tus), often referred to as diabetes, is characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that result from the body’s inability to produce enough insulin and/or effectively utilize the insulin. Diabetes ...

is a serious, life-long condition and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism (the body's way of digesting food and converting it into energy). There are three forms of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that accounts for five- to 10-percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes may account for 90- to 95-percent of all diagnosed cases. The third type of diabetes occurs in pregnancy and is referred to as gestational diabetes. Left untreated, gestational diabetes can cause health issues for pregnant women and their babies. People with diabetes can take preventive steps to control this disease and decrease the risk of further complications.

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