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2 Low Calorie And Vegetarian Recipes For Excellent Side Dishes

The low calorie and vegetarian recipes:

Vegetarian Spinach Curry

1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Hot cooked couscous, optional

In a nonstick skillet, cook the onion, garlic and curry powder in oil for 3-4 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in the tomato sauce, spinach and 1 cup garbanzo beans. In a blender, combine the broth and remaining garbanzo beans. Cover and blend until smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir into skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook and stir mixture is heated through. Serve over couscous if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Spicy Beetroots

3 beetroots

1 pinch ground cayenne pepper

1 pinch ground paprika

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

2 teaspoons honey

1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Greek yogurt, to serve (optional)

Place the unpeeled beetroots on a baking tray and bake in a moderate oven for 1 hour. Until tender when pierced with a skewer.

Cool the beetroots until they're cool enough to handle. Wear gloves if you don’t want to end up with beetroot-coloured hands! Peel and dice the beetroots. (see Note).

Combine the diced beetroot with the remaining ingredients in a pan over a gentle heat. Toss for 4-5 minutes. Until heated through. Serve with a dollop of Greek yoghurt (optional).

NOTE: If you’d like an easy recipe for making your own vegetable stock –. My Vegetable Stock Recipe #135453 –. Start by saving the peel from the beetroots!

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