As someone mentioned would be nice to share some healthy recipes so from now own would be great if people on Thursdays would share their cooking moments and recipes they came up with!
I will start with a couple of them. Even I cook without measuring amounts, but will.try to be concrete. 🍏 🥑 🥦
Almond and lime couscous recipe (vegan) 🌱
If you don’t have many ingredients but want to eat something filling and tasty this recipe could be the right one. You can eat it hot and cold. Below is the list of ingredients:
- 150 gr. almonds
- 1 glass of couscous
- 1 medium size onion
- 2 cloves of garlic
- A bunch of french coriander
- 1 lime
- Oil (olive would be best)
- Vegan butter
- Ground paprika or any spice you like
- 1/2 vegetable stock cube
I would recommend to start with peeling the almonds, which is a bit of a pain. First boil some water and put the almonds into it for about 10-20 seconds, then straight away plunge them into cold water, this will make it easy to peel the skin from them. After peeling them, keep the almonds soaking in the water for 10 minutes.
Boil a glass (the same volume as you are using couscous) of water with the stock cube. While you are waiting for it to boil, chop the onion and garlic and fry it in a pan with olive oil and add a little butter.
When the water starts to boil, turn off the heat and add the couscous. Give it a quick stir, cover it with a lid and leave it for 8-10 minutes. In the meantime you can roughly chop the coriander. This is also a good time to toast the almonds in the rest of the butter, adding some salt and whatever spices you like. The smell makes you feel hungry!
Now you have everything ready – onions, couscous, almonds and coriander. The time has come to mix everything together and squeeze in the juice of the lime. Actually I like to really feel the lime quite strongly so I add a lot. As well if you don't have coriander just add some parsley or something green you like.
🌿 NOTE it is perfect for the next day lunch!