Celery garlic toast

Posted on August 3, 2009. Filed under: Diabetes/diabetic recipe, Starter | Tags: , , |

A delicious starter made with celery and garlic ground together to make an aromatic spread in place of butter.
Both celery and garlic are beneficial for diabetics. I have chosen celery for this recipe as it is very low in carbohydrates and is a storehouse of vitamin A, vitamin C and iron (which is required for healthy eyes, immunity and blood). Garlic on the other hand is helpful in preventing heart disease by reducing the occurrence of clot formation in blood (that can block the arteries).
Serve it with your favourite soup or whole wheat pasta to make a wholesome meal. I assure you that you will not miss the BUTTER.

Baking Temperature : 180°C (360°F).
Baking Time : 15 mins.
Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 4 toasts.

4 slices of whole wheat bread
To be coarsely ground into a paste
¼ cup celery, chopped
2 to 3 cloves garlic
salt to taste
1. Apply the ground celery paste equally on all 4 toasts.
2. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 10 minutes or till the toasts are evenly browned.
3. Cut into halves and serve immediately.

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