Healthy and Low Carb Vegetarian Recipes

Posted By: Stella Pike | October 25, 2018



Nowadays as the value of money is increasing, people are getting lazier day by day and in that state people are forgetting about maintain their health properly. There are many people who work out a lot but they are not able to maintain their health because of their irregular food consumption. For some of us we think that skipping meals will help us reduce weight for do some of us it is like consuming food more than limit or some of us think that consuming junk food is fine because at the end of the day we are working out. When a person finds luxury in one thing, they seek for it more and more. With this people give up on healthy food and start running behind the food that is full of calories and thus they end up gaining weight.
Thus to make your taste buds happy and make your body healthy we bring you some of the healthy recipe that you can cook at home on your own and that won’t even disappoint you with taste. You’ll love to have it.

Vegetarian Recipes

Burrito Bowl

Burrito bowl is an easy way to load up on micronutrients and fiber by squeezing in a few servings of veggies. The benefit is that it is not covered in high-carb or high-calories. Plus they are easy to prepare and you don’t need seasoned veggie to make burrito bowl.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of uncooked rice
  • 1-cup salsa sauce(store-brought or homemade)
  • 1 avocado, halved, peeled, and seeded
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tomatoes, diced

For Chipotle Cream Sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ tbsp salt, or more according to taste
  • Juice of 1 lime

Directions:

  • To make chipotle cream sauce hurtle together sour cream, garlic, lime juice, salt and chipotle paste then set it aside for some time.
  • In a large Pan add 1 ½ cup of water and cook rice according to package instruction; let it cool and mix it with salsa sauce.
  • To make it, Take a big bowl and divide rice mixture in bowl; top it with black beans, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, lettuce, and corn.

Mizzle it with chipotle cream sauce and serve it.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories – 371.9 g
Total Fat – 11.4 g
Cholesterol – 13.4 g
Total carbohydrates – 58.9 g
Protein – 12.7 g

Taco Mexicana

A crispy taco, loaded with wholesome rajma topping and tangy salsa in a delight. In this dish tortillas are used which are made using refined flour (Maida) or corn flour/maize. It is better that you use corn flour/maize if you are diet conscious. This dish will make your taste buds more than happy further enhancing by peppy sauces, and yummy grated cheese!

Ingredients:

  • 14 taco shells

For uncooked salsa:

  • ¼ cup finely chopped spring onions
  • ¾ cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tbsp dried oregano
  • ½ tbsp dry red chili flakes(paprika)
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • Salt according to taste

For the Rajma:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tbsp garlic paste
  • ½ cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup fresh tomato pulp
  • ½ tbsp chilli powder(chili flakes)
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds powder
  • Salt according to taste
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup

Directions:

Direction for rajma topping:

  • Take a pan and heat the oil, add onions and garlic paste and sauté on medium flame for 2-3 minutes until the color of onion turns brown.
  • Add the tomato pulp, tomato ketchup, chili powder, salt, cumin seed, mix it well and cook for 2-3 minutes and stir it properly.
  • Add rajma and mix it well. Mash it lightly using a potato masher and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally. Then keep it aside for some time

For uncooked salsa:

  • Mix all the ingredient that are onions, tomatoes, green chilly in a bowl and mash it lightly using spoon for 2-3 minutes so that flavors can mix easily.

Further Process:

  • Take a taco shell and fill it with 1 tbsp of rajma topping then take ½ tbsp of uncooked salsa and add it on rajma topping. Now spread ½ spoon ketchup and ¼ tbsp chilli sauce on it.
  • Add few shredded lettuce leaves and grated cheese on it.

Serve Immediately!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories – 300 g
Total Fat – 13 g
Cholesterol – 15 mg
Total carbohydrates – 40 g
Protein – 11 g

Jeera Vegetables Recipe

When the name of Indian dish comes in front of you, only you thing you speak is “Spicy and tasty”. Normally Indian dishes are full of calories as of everything is made in oil such that it is considered as fatty food. But there are so many dishes that are healthy and tasty. Jeera Vegetables is one of those recipes which are really easy to make and you can make it in 15-20 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp jeera
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 onions
  • 1 cup palak puree
  • 8-9 baby potatoes
  • 5-6 carrots
  • Salt and pepper
  • Coriander leaves
  • Cardamom powder
  • Cream

Directions:

  • Take a pan and heat the oil.
  • Add jeera, onions, potatoes, baby carrot, and ginger chili garlic paste
  • Pour the palak puree in it and let it cook for 3-4 minutes
  • Put some butter and cream. Mix well and add lime juice.
  • Garnish with cream, chili powder and coriander.

Serve hot!

Nutrition fact:

Calories – 104g
Total Fat – 14 g
Cholesterol – 11.3 g
Total carbohydrates – 34 g
Protein – 15 g



Mediterranean Watermelon Salad recipe

A quick dish of refreshing vegetables and fruit for hydrating your body. A dish full of watermelon cubes, tomatoes, lettuce, bell pepper drizzled, and cucumber.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bowl of watermelon cubes
  • 2 yellow bell peppers
  • 1 cup onions
  • Pomegranate juice
  • 1 tbsp mustard paste
  • A pinch of jeera powder
  • A pinch of Oregano
  • 10-12 Olives
  • Chopped parsley
  • Lettuce
  • Flax seeds
  • Pistachios
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Directions:

  • Pour some pomegranate juice in a bowl.
  • Add mustard paste, oregano, jeera powder, pepper, salt and mix it well.
  • Then add olive oil and take another bowl, put watermelon cubes, yellow bell peppers, onions, cucumber, tomatoes and olives.
  • Add parsley, salt and pepper. Mix them well. Add lettuce leaves, pistachio and flax seed. Add to watermelon mixture and mix it properly.

Serve Chilled!

Nutrition Fact:

Calories – 180.1 g
Total Fat – 13.0 g
Cholesterol – 33.4 mg
Total carbohydrates – 11.1 g
Protein – 6.8 g

Beetroot Soup Recipe

Beetroot soup is one of the healthiest soups which helps lower blood pressure, prevents cancer, one of the good sources of potassium, improves muscle power and increases stamina. It is healthy and hearty soup which tastes good when served hot.

Ingredient:

  • 1 cup peeled and chopped bottle gourd
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped beet root
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • Salt according to taste
  • Cream
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ cup peeled and chopped potato
  • ¼ tbsp powdered black pepper

Directions:

  • Add two cups of water in pan and add the beetroot, bottle gourd, onion, tomato and potato.
  • Boil them until all the vegetables are soft.
  • Let them cool down and then blend them all with blender. Strain with sieve.
  • Add some sugar, salt and black pepper.
  • Garnish it with the cream and coriander leaves.

Serve hot!

Nutrition facts:

Calories – 78 g
Total Fat – 8 g
Cholesterol – 77 mg
Total carbohydrates – 16 g
Protein – 9 g

Who said cooking and maintaining health is hard? Only thing you need to do is, give a bit amount of time to your body from your regular schedule and make this dishes for yourself and your family.