Tomato stew

Tomato Stew: Lower blood pressure and sugar daily

Finding tasty meals while trying to maintain your blood pressure and blood sugar is a daily task for many people. Most days you eat foods without salt and sugar for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Snack time is just as challenging because your doctor may suggest that you snack on one fruit in between tasteless meals. Try this tasty Tomato Stew and you would be happy to enjoy some flavour while sticking to your diet plan.

How does this Tomato Stew helps lower blood pressure and sugar?

There are several recipes on the internet for Tomato Stew, but this one particularly aims to help lower blood pressure and blood sugar while enjoying your meal. People with hypertension, diabetes, weight issues, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and pregnant women are advised to be on a low carb, low fat, no salt and no sugar diet.

This means that you avoid eating bread, cheese, butter, jam, sausage, fried foods, potatoes, rice and pastas. All the vegetables, peas and meats that you actually eat have absolutely no salt or processed seasonings that have salt in them.

The juices and teas that you drink may have no sugar or just a little honey or artificial sweetener if you choose to add some flavour to your life. The list goes on for you and searching for diet-friendly recipes is an ongoing job.

This Tomato Stew is fulling as the tomatoes are cooked chunky and not as a sauce to give you a solid meal on your plate. Then, tomatoes are extremely low in starch and sodium making it possible to enjoy meals without increasing your blood sugar and blood pressure. The recipe also contains garlic which studies show helps to reduce blood pressure effectively.

It does not include other vegetables that are high in starch and sodium like potatoes, carrots and bell peppers. Tomatoes are high in vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K, and the juicy fruit that is prepared like a vegetable is highly recommended by doctors.

It is simple to make using very little ingredients that you already have in your kitchen. To balance the sweet and tangy taste of the tomatoes, the recipe contains onion and garlic with their pungent flavours to make a delicious twist.

Add green seasonings to your pot and you would be surprised as to how tasty this healthy recipe turns out. Here is a simple step-by-step instruction for making your Tomato Stew while sticking to your diet plan.

Tomato stew

Tomato Stew recipe for lowering blood pressure and sugar

This recipe is for 2 cups of Tomato Stew. Feel free to add ingredients if you would like more. You may also season your pot with your favourite herbs as long as they are low in starch and sodium. Please research the contents of the foods you choose to eat to maintain your diet plan.


8 small tomatoes

5 cloves garlic

1 large onion

1 tablespoon mustard

¼ teaspoon each parsley, oregano, cayenne pepper powder (your choice of herbs)

1 cup water

2 tablespoons margarine or cooking oil


Chop the onion and garlic cloves finely

Cut the tomatoes into chunks

Heat margarine or oil in pot on a low fire for a minute

Sauté the chopped onion and garlic for about 3 minutes

Add tomatoes, mustard and herbs

Stir pot blending all ingredients

Add water gradually while stirring

Cover pot and let cook for 8 to 10 minutes

Serve Tomato Stew with whole wheat bread or whole wheat crackers.


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