Diabetic Diet: Combination Foods 2017-01-28T09:36:02-06:00

Diabetic Diet: Combination Foods

Food Serving Size Exchanges per Serving
Entrees
Tuna noodle casserole, lasagna, spaghetti with meatballs, chili with beans, macaroni & cheese 1 cup (8 oz.) 2 carbohydrates,
2 medium-fat meats
Chow mein
(without noodles or rice)
2 cups (16 oz.) 1 carbohydrate,
2 lean meats
Tuna or chicken salad ½ cup (3½ oz.) ½ carbohydrate,
2 lean meats, 1 fat
Frozen Entrees and Meals
Dinner-type meal Generally 14-17 oz. 3 carbohydrates,
3 medium-fat meats,
3 fats
Pizza, cheese, thin crust ¼ of 12 in.
(4½ – 5 oz.)
2 carbohydrates,
2 medium-fat meats
Pizza, meat topping, thin crust ¼ of 12 in. (5 oz.) 2 carbohydrates,
2 medium-fat meats,
1½ fats
Pot pie 1 (7 oz.) 2½ carbohydrates,
1 medium-fat meat,
3 fats
Soups
Bean 1 cup 1 carbohydrate,
1 very lean meat
Cream (made with water) 1 cup (8 oz.) 1 carbohydrate, 1 fat
Instant 6 oz. prepared 1 carbohydrate
Instant with beans/lentils 8 oz. prepared 2½ carbohydrates,
1 very lean meat
Split pea (made with water) ½ cup (4 oz.) 1 carbohydrate
Tomato (made with water) 1 cup (8 oz.) 1 carbohydrate
Vegetable beef, chicken noodle, or other broth-type 1 cup (8 oz.) 1 carbohydrate