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Tuesday 15 October 2019

Tuesday Trio : Low Carb Recipe Suggestions !

This Tuesday Trio of lower carb recipe suggestions definitely has more of a vegetarian / vegan theme ... but even for meat eaters, it does sometimes make a change to have a veggie night!

The first one in this Tuesday's mix is a healthy salad that can be enjoyed any day of the week.

Caramelised onion, cheese and hazelnut salad

Serves 8
( 7.4g carbohydrate per serving )
1 tbsp. olive oil
4 medium red onions, sliced
2 yellow peppers, washed, de-seeded and thinly sliced
50 g blanched hazelnuts
1 tbsp. white wine vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tsp clear honey
100 g mix of watercress, spinach & rocket salad
125 g Abergavenny goats cheese (or similar), crumbled
can be seen here

The second one is a 'Greek Style' style dish, so called because of the herbs and feta used,
you can read more about feta cheese here. 

Greek Style Roasted Mushrooms with Red Pepper, Herbs and Feta

low carb dish, makes about four servings
4 T extra virgin olive oil
2 T fresh mint, finely chopped
2 T fresh oregano, finely chopped (Other fresh herbs of your choice could be used.)
3 T fresh lemon juice (or less if you’re not a big lemon fan)
12 oz. jar roasted red pepper, drained well and diced into small pieces
1 pound fresh white or brown mushrooms
1/3 cup crumbled Feta cheese
salt, fresh ground black pepper to taste
can be seen here

Finally in this 'Tuesday Trio' of recipes is a fresh and delicious Vegetarian / Vegan dish

Tomato Curry

Serves Four
900g large vine tomatoes
3 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 thinly sliced garlic cloves
2 tbsp. grated ginger
1 thinly sliced onion
1 de-seeded and chopped red chilli
1 tsp lightly crushed fennel seeds
1⁄2 tsp paprika
1⁄2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp tomato purée
12 curry leaves
100ml hot water
fresh coriander to serve
can be seen here

I hope you've enjoyed this 'Tuesday Trio'. I wonder have you a favourite looking recipe out of these three? I do enjoy the mix of flavours in the second recipe! 

Dear reader, you will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog. Please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan


Valerie-Jael said...

They all look good! Valerie

Tom said...

...wonderful suggestions!

CJ Kennedy said...

They all look beautiful. We've enjoyed the Greek roasted pepper and mushroom salad sans cheese. I like how easy the recipe is to customize to taste.

pam nash said...

They all sound good but it's the salad that appeals to me the most!

Christine said...

These all look so delicious!

Sami said...

Nice suggestions, I like the Mushroom, red pepper and feta one.

Chatty Crone said...

Those all look wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jo said...

I'd go for the mushrooms, that looks a delicious dish.

Jeanie said...

I caramelize onions all the time -- one of my favorite things to do for sauces or soup. This salad looks just divine!

Bill said...

Wonderful suggestions, I like them.

This N That said...

Not a fan of mushrooms..Those dishes look good though..ENjoy the rest of your week..

Martha said...

These are all so lovely! I especially enjoy a good salad.

sandy said...

I'm thankful for the time you take to find these delicious looking recipes - thank you Jan (and Eddie) ...Eddie - especially for the music you share.

Elephant's Child said...

Thank you. They do look good, and could be varied to taste and for the season too.

Angie said...

Jan - the Greek recipe and the curry are both intriguing to me. When we get back from vacation, they will go on the list to try. Enjoy the rest of your week!

Mary Kirkland said...

I love different salads.

Snowbird said...

Tomato curry? I've never heard of that before, can't wait to try that! Lovely colourful

happyone said...

I enjoy eating a good salad and these sure look delicious.

Karen said...

Thank you for you kind comments.

Debbie said...

chuck and i would enjoy the salad, and the tomato curry. thanks for always sharing great recipes!!!

Lady Fi said...

That tomato curry looks delicious!

italiafinlandia said...

I like caramelized onions very much.
Thanks for sharing.
Have a nice day!

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Hummmm deve de ser delicioso e aproveito para desejar a continuação de uma boa semana.

Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

baili said...

so tempting Jan :)
i loved tomato curry most ,all ingredients my fav :)
thank you for excellent post
balance of veggies and meat is good for healthy people but one like who are prohibited for meat can enjoy chicken at least

Bob Bushell said...

Lovely salads and curry, beautiful.

Jenn Jilks said...

Great recipes! It is great seeing all of the variety of foods we can cook. My client is 96, on a farm, and they don't have a lot of variety.

NatureFootstep said...

lol, have to try that onion :)

William Kendall said...

These sound good.