With a mellow, family-friendly flavour, this is a soup you’ll make over and over again. Plus it freezes well, so why not double the batch? If you’re looking for more heat, finish with hot sauce or add more jalapeno. Increase the protein content by sprinkling on crumbled feta.
To easily slice tortillas into thin strips, first stack tortillas, then roll up. Slice into thin strips.
Coat Dutch oven with oil and set over medium heat. When warm, add onion. Cook stirring often, until soft and translucent, 6 to 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and salt.
Stir in water and add chicken. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Partially cover and simmer until meat is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove chicken and let cool, then shred meat into thin pieces.
While chicken is cooling, stir in cilantro, tortilla strips, tomatoes, zucchini, beans, and jalapeno. Simmer until zucchini is tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in shredded chicken.
Serve with avocado slices and cheese, if you wish. For a burst of freshness, squeeze in fresh lime juice.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.