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Fast and easy rice with vegetables

Nutrient content per person: Calories 417 kcal Carbs 52 g Fat 14 g Protein 20 g

Fun facts

The health benefits of cashew nuts:

* the consumption of cashews on a regular basis and limited manner may help in avoiding blood diseases. Cashew nuts are rich in copper, which plays an important role in the elimination of free radicals from the body. Copper deficiency can lead to iron deficiencies such as anemia. Hence our diet should contain recommended quantity of copper. And cashew nuts are a good source.

* contain high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin, which act as antioxidants. When consumed daily, these antioxidant compounds can protect the eyes from the type of damage that can lead to blindness as we get older.

Recipe for 4 people


Ingredients:

400 g frozen vegetables ( peas, corn, carrot )

130 g uncooked rice

100 g of soybean chips

2 tablespoons oil

2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon of iodized salt


Garnish:

8 Cashew nuts

4 tablespoons vegan yogurt

4 teaspoons cayenne pepper

4 teaspoons of sesame seeds


Directions:

How to measure if you don't have a food scale at home? Take a medium-sized coffee cup. Pour a little more than half a cup of rice in it. It should be about 130 g of rice. Take a pot, put the rice in the pot with a cup and a half of water. Place the pot on the stove and turn the heat to maximum. Let the rice boil for 5 minutes. Then add the soybean flakes, vegetables, and mix. Turn the temperature to the lowest setting and place the lid on the pot. Let the rice simmer under a lid on low heat for 10-15 minutes. After that turn off the stove. Add the spices, lemon juice, oil to the rice dish and mix well. To serve, place food in a bowl, sprinkle with a teaspoon of cayenne pepper and sesame seeds. Then a tablespoon of yogurt and two wonderful cashew nuts. If you want to enjoy it with your family, repeat this last process three more times. Bon Appetit!

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