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12 healthy dishes that can be prepared in 15 minutes

Elena KozlovaLS Food
Couscous with chicken and vegetables is cooked very quickly
Couscous with chicken and vegetables is very quick to prepare

Lack of time shouldn't be a barrier to eating right. There are a huge number of healthy dishes that can be prepared in just 15 minutes.

These can be pastas with different sauces, fish, chicken, and salads. It is important to use seasonal products for their preparation, as they are cheaper and much tastier, objetivobienestar.com reports.

OBOZREVATEL offers to familiarize yourself with 12 dishes that do not require much time.

12 healthy dishes that can be prepared in 15 minutes

Couscous with chicken, vegetables and turmeric

Fry the chopped onion in a frying pan until golden brown. Add green pepper, zucchini, and chopped chicken breast. Cook for 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, bring 250 ml of water with a little oil and salt to a boil. When the water boils, remove the container from the heat and pour in 250 g of couscous. Stir and leave for 3 minutes.

Add a small tablespoon of butter and put back on low heat (for 2-3 minutes), stirring with a fork. Add the chicken and fried vegetables to the couscous and season the dish with a teaspoon of turmeric.

Broccoli, carrot and walnut salad

Cut broccoli into florets and boil in a saucepan with water and salt for 5 minutes. Peel the carrots, chop them, and add them to the cooked broccoli. Prepare a dressing of oil and lemon juice. Also, chop a handful of walnuts and add to the plate.

Quick vegetable broth

Peel various vegetables, such as celery, carrots, leeks, and turnips, and chop them into small pieces. Fry the leeks in a frying pan with oil until golden brown. Add the rest of the vegetables and fry for 5 minutes. Transfer to a saucepan, add water and aromatic herbs (thyme and bay leaf). Cook over low heat for 10-15 minutes, then strain.

Spaghetti with spinach, ham, and young garlic

Cook spinach and spaghetti in parallel. Fry young garlic, previously washed and cut into small pieces, in a frying pan with oil. Then add a little ham to it. After that, add spinach and spaghetti and mix all the ingredients.

Salad with avocado, pumpkin, tomatoes and cucumbers

Wash and peel the vegetables. Cut the pumpkin into very thin strips and the avocado, tomatoes, and cucumbers into small cubes. Use olive oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, and sesame seeds for the dressing.

Endive salad with pear and raisins

Wash the endive, chop it, and place it in a bowl. Add diced pear, raisins, and sunflower seeds. Prepare a sauce with salt, olive oil, and white apple cider vinegar.

Avocado stuffed with tuna

You will need an avocado, canned tuna in oil, roasted peppers, and mayonnaise. First, cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and take out the flesh. Mix it with the other ingredients and use it as a filling. The best thing about this recipe is that you can add any product to your liking.

Peas with ham

Fry peas with diced or thin strips of ham. You can also add onions or sauce to give it extra texture and rich flavor.

Cold chickpea salad

To make this vegetable salad, you will need canned chickpeas, red and green peppers, onions, cherry tomatoes, olives, and corn. Mix it all together and season with your favorite spices. For example, you can use paprika or cumin.

Chicken quesadilla with mozzarella

Cut the chicken into cubes or strips and grill it with olive oil. Heat the tortilla in a frying pan until it is browned. When it's ready, add mozzarella, one of the lowest fat cheeses.

Then put the chicken and fold the tortilla in half to form a crescent shape. Turn it over and fry on the other side, then remove from the heat and cut into triangles.

Eggplant rolls with spinach and feta cheese

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Cut the eggplant into very thin slices. Add a little salt and let them rest to remove the bitterness. Then put them on a baking sheet with a little olive oil and put them in the oven.

Meanwhile, cook the spinach and cut the feta cheese into cubes. After 10 minutes, take the eggplant out of the oven and, once the spinach is ready, add it on top along with the cheese. Wrap the rolls. You can use a toothpick for better fixation.

Baked zucchini pancakes

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Meanwhile, peel and grate the zucchini, add salt, and place it in a strainer, pressing to remove excess water. Put the zucchini, cottage cheese, flour, fresh yeast, 2 cloves of garlic, onion, oregano, and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Once the dough is ready, put it on a baking sheet greased with olive oil, shaping it into pancakes. Put it in the oven for 10-15 minutes.

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