Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  33
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  91 mg
  • Potassium  37 mg
  • Phosphorus  7 mg
  • Calcium  8 mg
  • Fiber  0.3 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Add 2 tablespoons Sofrito to meat and rice dishes for added flavor and seasoning.
  • One bell pepper is equal to 3/4 cup when chopped.
  • Look for recao leaf in Spanish stores. Bay leaf may be substituted if the recao leaf is unavailable.
  • 3/4 cup canned red pepper is approximately 4 ounces. It is sold in different sized cans or bottles. Rinse to remove some of the sodium. Check nutrition label and choose brand lowest in sodium
  • Refrigerate for up to 1 week.

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Susan2256 says:

I want to try this recipe, but I am confused as to how bay leaf works as a substitute for recao leaf. I thought bay leaf was a whole dry leaf that is usually removed near the end of the recipe. Eating it would be like eating a twig. Does it break sown in the blender? Dietitian comment: Good point. I'm not sure if the dried bay leaf would blenderize completely. Since I have never cooked with recao leaf I am unfamiliar with this ingredient. Perhaps no substitutions for the recao leaf if unavailable.

Jun. 04, 2017, 3:13 PM
cats says:

Can't something else be used instead of corn syrup? That is the same as high fructose corn syrup. That is one of the factors that causes diabetes. Moderator comment: This recipe does not contain corn syrup, but if it did you could use any sweetener of choice.

May. 16, 2012, 6:37 AM

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