4 (10-inch) whole-wheat tortillas
1 tbsp olive oil
1 carrot, grated coarsely
1 lb lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 tbsp paprika
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup water
1/2 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese
2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Cut three 4 1/2-inch circles out of each tortilla. Place one circle inside the cup of a muffin tin and press gently for form a bowl.
Bake tortillas for 8 to 10 minutes until crisp. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
While tortillas bake, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot and cook while stirring for a couple of minutes. Add the meat and cook, stirring to break up, until beginning to brown. It should take the meat about 5 to 7 minutes.
Stir the paprika, cumin, garlic, salt, and pepper into the meat mixture; cook for 1 minute. Add water and simmer until almost all the liquid has evaporated.
Divide the meat mixture among the tortilla cups and top with the lettuce, cheese, and tomatoes.
WELCOME TO DIABETIC ENJOYING FOOD
I have chosen this name for this blog because it truly states my story. I am a type II diabetic who most certainly enjoys food. When I was diagnosed with diabetes several years ago, my blood sugar level was over 400. With some oral medications, a lot of research and some trial and error, I have found that unlike my ancestors I truly can continue to enjoy food. I hope this blog will help you to also enjoy food and be healthy. Some recipes are my originals and some I have collected. Everyone reacts different to various foods. Check your blood sugar readings so you will know whether or not a recipe works for you!