Why Beans and Lentils Are The Best For Easy Meals?


 We love beans and lentils as it is versatile ingredients in Asian kitchen. According to Global Pulse Confederation https://iyp2016.org/themes/food-security-nutrition-innovation beans and lentil are healthy balanced diet and play an important role in stopping illnesses such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Bean dishes and lentil dishes are low fat and high fibre plus they also give you essential minerals and vitamins.

Why Beans and Lentils Are The Best For Easy Meals?


We are researching for the best beans and lentil recipes. You can do Indian curries, Thai inspired lentils and beans salads.


For example, the cold lentil salad with cucumbers and olives is an amazing to try for dinner. This tasty dish has lentils, cucumbers, olives and mint tossed with a sherry vinaigrette. https://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-cold-lentil-salad-with-cucumbers-and-olives-recipes-from-the-kitchn-205243  


Another easy legume recipe with beans and lentil is lentil soups. You can make a pot of stew for your winter months. We really like the chicken lentil soup. It is easy and cheap! You may need some bacon, onion, celery, carrot, garlic and tomato purree. On the top of it you will need some chicken and chicken stock. To finish it off you might need to have some grated Parmesan or Romano cheese. https://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-chicken-lentil-soup-214900


Lastly you can try to make a one plate for your vegan meal. By having other ingredients mixing with beans and lentil you can get a fabulous lunch or dinner. We would love to tell you to make wild rice bowl with red lentil curry and spinach. This dishes is feature on the kitchnn.com here https://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-wild-rice-bowl-with-red-lentil-curry-and-spinach-223095. The author thinks that it is simple to make even though a long list of ingredients. You can always cook some of the item as part of your last night dinner to cut down the time.

Cooking beans and lentils are the best for your weekday meals. It is not only a cheap meal but studies have shown that it can help you to improve longevity as it is in Japanese and Mediterranean people. Otao kitchen offer Asian inspired cooking classes and it would be easy to recreate a recipes from one of our recipe collection minus the meats. https://otaokitchen.com.au/recipes/

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