When you have to get dinner on the table fast, this hearty, easy-to-prepare soup is the perfect solution. Simply add a tasty side salad and loaf of fresh whole grain bread and you’ve got a nutritious meal the whole family will love.
Don’t fret if you can’t find ready-made sun-dried tomato paste—it’s easy to make your own. Simply soak 12 to 14 sun-dried tomatoes in a bit of hot water until they’re softened, add 2 cloves of sliced garlic and 1/2 cup (125 mL) extra-virgin olive oil and purée in blender. The paste is a delicious addition to soups, stews, and more!
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauteu0301 until just softened. Add celery and garlic, and cook for a further 2 minutes. Add beans, tomato paste, stock, and rosemary, and season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Ladle soup into 4 serving bowls and top each bowl with a teaspoon of grated Parmesan cheese.
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.