Stuffed Artichokes

1 cup seasoned salt-free breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
3 tablespoons minced green pepper
2 small garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon oregano, crushed
1/4 teaspoon Nu-Salt®
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons water
3 medium globe artichokes, stemmed, trimmed and washed

In bowl, combine all ingredients, except artichokes. Pull leaves of artichokes down and fill each leaf with about 1 teaspoon stuffing. Place artichokes in saucepan. Pour about 1 inch water into saucepan; bring to boil. Cover and simmer 45-55 minutes or until leaves pull out easily, basting occasionally. Add more water, if needed.

Makes 6 servings, 1/2 artichoke each.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable exchange, 1/2 bread exchange, 1 fat exchange

Nutrient analysis per serving:
Calories: 95
Protein: 4 grams
Fat: 5 grams
Carbohydrate: 15 grams
Sodium: 35 milligrams
Potassium: 420 milligrams
Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

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