Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Roasted New Potatoes, Fennel, Garlic, and Asparagus

Servings: 8
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 30 minutes


  • cooking spray
  • 2 pounds new potatoes, cleaned
  • 2 fennel bulbs, tough outer leaves removed, quartered
  • 8 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 pound asparagus, ends snapped off
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, minced
  • salt (to taste)
  • freshly ground pepper (to taste)


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  2. Cut potatoes into equal sized pieces.
  3. Place potatoes, quartered fennel bulbs, and garlic on a baking sheet (lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil).
  4. Coat with cooking spray and sprinkle with oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake until the potatoes are almost done (about 20 minutes).
  6. Add the asparagus. Coat with cooking spray and roast another 5 minutes until crisp cooked.
  7. Remove and sprinkle with rosemary.
  8. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per serving:120 calories (5% calories from fat), 5 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 28 g carbohydrates, 5 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 947 mg potassium, 31 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 bread/starch, 1 1/2 vegetable)




This recipe is awesome. Seriously. Really good accompaniment to chicken or pork or steak. Or anything, really.
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Looks yummy.
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