All the best Jan
Thursday 16 December 2021
Thursday Three : Low Carb Recipe Suggestions (2)
Here we are with another 'Thursday Three' of lower carb recipe suggestions.
There's definitely a vegetable side dish theme going here 😊
I hope you enjoy these suggestions.
Green Beans with Garlic and Almonds
This is a wonderfully green, crispy and crunchy low-carb side dish.
Green beans always go great with a nice Sunday roast, or even Christmas turkey.
7g carbs per serving
4 garlic cloves
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons olive oil
700 g fresh green beans
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
80 ml almonds, chopped
A tasty side dish for a Roast Dinner, or a vegetarian supper
Serves 2 - 4
4 slender leeks (around 575g/1lb 4½oz total weight), trimmed
20g/¾oz butter, plus extra for greasing
20g/¾oz plain flour
200ml/7fl oz milk, semi-skimmed or full-fat
1 tsp English or Dijon mustard
100g/3½oz mature cheddar cheese, or other cheese, finely grated
2 tbsp dried white breadcrumbs (ideally panko breadcrumbs), optional
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Spicy Mushrooms with Peppers
A tasty side dish or starter
Serves Four (as starter or side dish)
200g chestnut mushrooms (wipe gently with dampened kitchen paper to clean)
50ml olive oil
20ml truffle flavour olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp parsley leaves, roughly chopped
1 red chilli pepper, de-seeded and finely chopped
salt and pepper
I hope you've enjoyed this 'Thursday Three'.
I wonder have you a favourite looking recipe out of these three?
They all look good, but I think I will choose the cheesy leeks.
You can also have a look at previous 'Thursday Three' lower carb recipe suggestions using this link here
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