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dianne0712 Jun 20, 2012 03:34 PM

Found a mulberry tree in the school yard so I have about 2 cups of fresh mulberries. Unfortunately I've recently been diagnosed as diabetic, so all the things I would normally make are out ! So, I'm looking for some low carb recipes to use them, preferably with protein. I despise the chemical taste of sugar substitutes, so no recipes like that please. I thought they might go nicely with pork. What do you think?

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  1. todao RE: dianne0712 Jun 20, 2012 04:42 PM

    Mulberry pork stew on this page:
    http://www.rivercottage.net/recipes/m...

    Mulberry Chicken Breast on this page:
    http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/...

    1. Emme RE: dianne0712 Jun 20, 2012 10:27 PM

      You can add them to enchiladas or tacos with chicken and a little chipotle in adobo.

      Also makes a good chicken salad ingredient -- a little mayo, reduced balsamic, thyme, caramelized onion, mulberries and S & P. sometimes a little paprika or even a pinch of cumin or curry.

      A nice salad (topped with grilled fish or chicken if desired) - arugula or rocket (or romaine/spinach if you're me), thinly sliced fennel bulb, some fennel seeds, some toasted cumin seeds, lemon juice, parsley (or basil or rosemary), olive oil, salt, pepper and berries....

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        dianne0712 RE: Emme Jun 21, 2012 05:41 AM

        great ideas guys! Plus, I'll eat almost anything with carmelized onions! Lol! I love spicy and sweet so the chipotle idea is intriguing.
        Both those links look great too, Todao. Nice combinations. Boy, I managed to strike gold with only 2 answers. Thank you both.

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