Posted : 2012-12-14 17:02
Updated : 2012-12-14 17:02

Recipe for diabetes patients: tofu beef sandwich

Courtesy of Vita Books

You will need 20 grams of chopped beef, 60 grams of tofu, some "silpa," or small green onion, carrot, and some salt and oil.

For seasoning of the beef, you will need 5 grams of soy sauce, 5 grams of pear juice and some minced garlic and pepper.

For "choganjang" sauce, you will need 3 grams of soy sauce, 3 grams of vinegar, 0.1 gram of aspartame, and 10 milliliters of kelp stock.

Step by step

1. Season the beef.

2. Chop "silpa" and carrot and mix it with the seasoned beef to prepare filling for the sandwich.

3. Cut tofu into slices and season it with a small bit of salt.

4. Put the filling on a slice of tofu and cover it with another slice of tofu. Roast it until it turns yellowish in a pan with oil.3. Cut tofu into slices and season it with a small bit of salt.

5. Serve with "choganjang" sauce.3. Cut tofu into slices and season it with a small bit of salt.


You can get deeper taste by adding kelp stock to sauces. Kelp stock is made by boiling 5 grams of dried kelp and 2 grams of "gadarangeopo," or dried bonito, in water and straining it through a sieve.

This is an excerpt from "Best Recipes
to Fight Diabetes" by professor Cha Bong-soo at the Severance Hospital of Yonsei University Health System, the Nutrition Team at the hospital, and CJ Freshway, published by Vita Books.

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