Baked Italian Oysters – Southern Diabetic Delicious

By electricdiet / December 18, 2020


Holiday Spectacular Diabetic Side Dish

Can you believe it is already that time of year?! Holiday season may look a little different this year but it is definitely in full gear! But for many, especially people with diabetes, it can be a challenging time to stick to your healthy meal goals. However, you shouldn’t have to choose between good food and your health. Holly’s passion has always been to create healthy recipes that never sacrifice flavor. Baked Italian Oysters from Holly Clegg’s cookbook, Guy’s Guide to Eating Well taste like a splurge but you would never know they are actually good for you – even diabetic friendly!

Baked Italian Oysters

Baked Italian Oysters
Cassanova was rumored to have eaten over 50 oysters to boost his libido – worth a shot! This rich oyster dish with Italian flavor has New Orleans roots.

    Servings10-12 servings
    Prep Time15 minutes
    Cook Time25-30 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 2pints


      oystersdrained

    • 1/3cup


      olive oil

    • 1teaspoon


      minced garlic

    • 1/3cup


      chopped parsley

    • 1


      bunch green onionschopped

    • 2cups


      Italian breadcrumbs

    • 1/3cup


      grated Parmesan cheese

    • 1/4cup


      lemon juice

    • 1


      bunch green onionschopped

    • 2cups


      Italian breadcrumbs

    • 1/3cup


      grated Parmesan cheese

    • 1/4cup


      lemon juice

    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 400 ̊F. Coat shallow oblong 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

    2. Place drained oysters on in prepared baking dish.

    3. In bowl, combine remaining ingredients, spread evenly over oysters. Bake 25–30 minutes or until oysters are done and topping is browned.

    Recipe Notes

    Calories 193, Calories from Fat 42%, Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Sodium 405 mg, Carbohydrates 19 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Total Sugars 2 g, Protein 9 g, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 ½ starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat

    Nutritional Nugget: Oysters are high in the mineral zinc, which helps produce testosterone.

    Serving Suggestion: Serve oysters with Barbecue Shrimp (page ?) and Angel Hair Pasta (page ?) and you’ll feel like you’re on a trip to New Orleans.

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    New Orleans Favorite Baked Italian Oysters

    Make Baked Italian Oysters your choice if you are looking for that dish to dress your holiday meal with a little extra flair. All the savory flavors of a classic New Orleans favorite in one easy recipe. Even if you don’t like raw oysters, you are sure to love this combination of savory flavors – Parmesan cheese, red pepper, and garlic baked atop oysters in this outstanding Baked Italian Oysters dish from Holly Clegg’s cookbook, Guy’s Guide to Eating Well.

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