Side Dishes

 

 

Curried Greens with Tomatoes 

Print Friendly 

Description:
This recipe calls for 1 pound spinach, kale, collards or beet greens (or mixture of all). When some people hear the word "greens", they immediately conjure up childhood memories of overcooked lumps of vegetation they were forced to eat and hated. But the vegetable section of the grocery or health store is a different world today, brimming with a variety of greens such as spinach, chard, kale, mustard, collards and bok choy that are tasty as well as excellent sources of vitamins and minerals. Iron, calcium and folic acid (an important B vitamin that helps prevent birth defects and offers protection from heart disease) are abundant in these leafy veggies.
Greens can have strong tastes, but we encourage you to experiment with varieties you've never tried or haven't had in a while. You'll be in for a pleasant surprise.


Ingredients:
1 pound spinach, kale, collards or beet greens (or mixture of all)
2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
2-3 tablespoons curry powder
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes (fresh or canned)
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon dark-brown sugar
1 tablespoon expeller-pressed canola oil or olive oil
1 cup onion, finely diced
3/4 pound brown potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley (optional)


Directions:
1. Wash and drain greens, removing any coarse stems and midribs. Cut into half-inch strips.

2. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic, curry powder, tomatoes, tomato paste and sugar.

3. Heat the oil in a skillet and sauté onion over medium-high heat until it begins to brown. Add the spice-and-tomato mixture, mix well, and cook for a few minutes.

4. Add the potatoes and 2 cups water.

5. Mix well, bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and cook for 10 minutes.

6. Add greens and cook for 10 minutes more, or until potatoes are done.

7. Correct seasoning to taste. Garnish with the chopped fresh cilantro or parsley if desired.


Nutrient Information:
Per Serving Calories: 102.8 Protein: 3.5 grams Fat: 2.6 grams Saturated Fat: 0.2 grams Monounsat Fat: 1.3 grams Polyunsat Fat: 0.9 grams Carbohydrate: 18.6 grams Fiber: 4.1 grams Cholesterol: 0.0 mg Vitamin A: 5,138.3 IU Vitamin E: 2.0 mg/IU Vitamin C: 39.9 mg Calcium: 104.1 mg Magnesium: 76.1 mg


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Sodium, High Iron, Low Fat, High Fibre, Low Calorie, Diabetic - Low Carb


Category: Side Dishes

Submitted By: OK In Health E-Magazine



Previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Next
Connect with Us
facebook    twitter

Celtic Healings Intuitive Readings with Maria O'Farrell Carr


Wellness Tip
Dressing for Outdoor Winter Exercise
Dress appropriately and comfortably for cold weather exercise. Multiple layers will initially keep you warm and you can easily remove them, one at a time, as your body heats up. Likewise, a hat prevents substantial heat loss through the head and can also be easily removed.


Celtic Healings Intuitive Readings with Maria O'Farrell Carr


Wellness Directory
Celtic Wisdom Keeper, Healer and Intuitive Readings with Maria O'Farrell Carr, AEP
Specialty: Angel Empowerment Practitioner
Maria is a very powerful and gifted healer, Celtic Wisdom Keeper, Angel & Fairy Card Reader and medical intuitive. Maria works a Expos and with clients thru Skype or by phone
View Details


Bodysentials - Youth Nutritional Product - Before and After school shakes


Event
Healing Massage Certificate Course (New Dates)
Date: Mar 10, 2018
Location: Kelowna & Central Okanagan
Learn basic practical techniques to perform a healing massage, and also simple energy work to move energy blocks out of body.
View Details


Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Article
The Power of Empathy
We know in our heart of hearts that we cannot eliminate struggle and emotional strife and yet many of us unconsciously, sometimes desperately, pursue this kind of surreally “perfect” family. It drives us crazy that we can’t fix everything for our kids – and it drives them crazy that we keep trying to!
Full Article


Okanagan-Similkameen Healthy Living Fair - Penticton


Recipe
Cheesy Mushroom and Asparagus Cheese Bake
Category: Side Dishes
Description: Whole-wheat Pasta is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates which provide a slow release of energy. Unlike simple sugars that offer a quick, yet fleeting boost of energy, pasta helps sustain energy.
Pasta is a useful source of protein, is very low in sodium and cholesterol-free. Whole wheat pasta can provide up to 25% of daily fiber requirements in every one cup portion.Pastas are a good source of iron (with about 2mg in a 1-cup serving), potassium, and many are also enriched with thiamine, niacin, and other B vitamins.

Asparagus is an alkaline food which is rich in protein but low in calories and carbohydrates. Although it's available all year round, asparagus usually is most found and best in spring and is harvested when it is about 6 to 8 inches tall. It is an excellent source of potassium, folic acid, vitamins A, C and K, and traces of vitamin B complex. A good source of dietary fiber, asparagus is also rich in niacin, phosphorus and very low sodium. And my favourite health benefit of asparagus and certainly most impressive is that it is one of those few vegetables that actually has the calcium and magnesium in the ideal ratio of 2:1.
Full Recipe


Okanagan-Similkameen Healthy Living Fair - Penticton