Asian Cuisine

Garbanzo Bean (Chickpea) Curry

Garbanzo Bean (Chickpea) Curry

Chickpeas are known for their many health benefits: they are are chock full of fiber, protein and provide nutrients such as Manganese. Black/brown chickpeas also have a added health benefit, they contain 13 times more polyphenols (a type of antioxidant) then the typical chickpea.
Typically this recipe calls for cooking the beans in a pressure cooker then pan frying them in a dutch oven to continue with the rest of the recipe.  When cooked in a MEC pot all the steps can be done in one pot!

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Richly-Flavored Thai Chicken & Basil Stir Fry

Richly-Flavored Thai Chicken & Basil Stir Fry

This Asian recipe blends together a variety of flavors to make a richly-flavored and delicious stir fry. You can use your normal light soy sauce and still get a great taste – there is no need for a dark soy sauce that likely contains food coloring & other additives. Best served over a bed of rice, we hope this recipe becomes one of your favorites!

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Chicken, Mushroom, and Mixed Veggie Stew

Chicken, Mushroom, and Mixed Veggie Stew

A healthy and hearty comfort food perfect for rainy days! This recipe takes marinated chicken, mushrooms, and mixed vegetables and brings them all together in one dish, all made in your MEC pot!  The water soluble nutrients and steam in the pot creates a natural broth for the stew, with no need to add large quantities of water or other excessive ingredients to make the broth. Once you have finished preparing this healthy dish, you can serve it on its own as a stew, or you can serve it over a bed of steamed rice, on bread rolls, or on quinoa! 

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Nutritious and Light Taro Root Soup Recipe

Nutritious and Light Taro Root Soup Recipe

Taro root is a starchy vegetable similar to potato but more firm and slightly nutty in taste. While a potato has more Vitamin C and K, Taro root has more Vitamin E and almost double the fiber and manganese. It is also a good source of Potassium and Phosphorus, as well as a great source of B6 and good carbohydrates. Taro root can help to alleviate high blood pressure due to its potassium content. Additionally, the Quercetin in Taro root can help to fight free radicals. 

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