We all know that vegetables are good for our health… but we don’t always know how to cook them! Try this simple and quick recipe that will make you like vegetables without thinking that you are on a diet!
Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes each Difficulty: Very easy Ingredients (for 2 people):
- 1 tin of green peas or 2 handful of frozen or fresh green peas
- 2 carrots
- 2 potatoes
- 1 onion
- Olive oil, salt, pepper
Peel the onion and cut it into thin slices. Cook them in a pan with a tablespoon of olive oil.
Peel the carrots and the potatoes. Cut the carrots into coins and the potatoes into cubes. Add them to the onion, as well as the green peas.
Cover with water and cook for around 10 minutes at medium heat.
Tip: fry some bacon dices with the onion, it will give extra flavor to your vegetables.
Fondue is always appreciated during diners with friends and family. It is easy to cook, as everybody is responsible for its own food and entertaining. The most famous type of fondue is the cheese one but try this yummy chicken version, you will love it!
Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 3 minutes per piece Difficulty: Very easy Ingredients for 4 peole:
- 1 fondue pan of oil
- 400 gr of chicken breasts
- 1 bowl of bread crumbs
- 2 eggs
Fill in the fondue pan with oil and eat it until it is hot but not boiling.
In the meantime, cut the chicken breasts into small dices.
Prepare a bowl of bread crumbs and one with the eggs beaten.
Put the fondue pan in the middle of the table and give a fondue stick to each guest. Put the meat, the bread crumbs and the eggs on the table.
Each guest will have to put a chicken dice on his stick and deep it first in the eggs, then in the bread crumbs, and finally cook it in the oil.
Enjoy and remember: the one who is loosing the meat on his stick as a trick!!
Tip: you can skip the eggs and deep your meat directly into the bread crumbs.
You can do this recipe with chicken or turkey breasts equally.
Quinoa is a kind of grain from South America. It is a good source of fiber, phosporus, magnesium, iron and calcium, as well as gluten-free. Not only it is a good aliment for your health, it is also tasty and easy to cook. My daughter and I love it! And you?
Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Difficulty: Very Easy Ingredients (for 2 people):
- 250 gr of chicken breast
- 1 courgette
- 2 carrots
- 10 flat green beans
- 150 gr of quinoa
- 1 teaspoon of all purpose seasoning spices
- salt, pepper
Cut into small cubes the carrots and the courgette. Cut the flat green beans into medium rectangles.
Put the vegetables and the quinoa into a rice cooker or a saucepan and cover with water. Add the spices and cook for around 20 minutes.
In the meantime, cut the chicken into small dices and fry it in a pan.
Once cooked, mix the quinoa and vegetables with the chicken.
Tips: you can also out shrimps instead of the chicken for a vegetarian version of this dish.
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