Delicious Vegetarian And Low Calorie Recipes For Lunch Or Dinner

Here are some great low calorie and vegetarian recipes for you:

Fahitas:

1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1 orange bell pepper or yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced
2 red onions, peeled and sliced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
4 tablespoons peanut oil
1-2 teaspoon Menudo Spice Mix (mix of oregano, dried onion, comino, and garlic)
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1 dash salt (optional)
1 dash black pepper or lemon pepper
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1.Heat oil in large fry-pan, adding all the spices, including the garlic.
2.The more menudo spice you add - the spicier it will be.
3.Do not go above medium to medium-high heat.
4.Add all the sliced bell peppers and heat for 5-10 minutes until they are softened.
5.After bell peppers are soft, add all the onions and cook to desired taste and texture. Approximately 10 to 15 minutes.
6.Before serving, turn the heat up to almost high and allow veggies to blacken on one side. This will intensify the flavor.
7.Before moving into a serving dish, toss with cilantro for one minute.
8.Keeping pan hot, heat up the corn or flour tortillas one minute each on both sides.
9.Enjoy!

Tomato and White Bean Soup

1 large fennel bulb, coarsely chopped, leaves reserved for garnish
1 small onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves thinly sliced
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound tomatoes, chopped 500g
6 cups vegetable stock 1.5L
3 cups cooked white beans 330g
1 to 2 tablespoon fresh minced parsley
Splash of white wine vinegar or white wine

Using a soup pot, saute the chopped fennel, onion, garlic, salt and pepper in olive oil over medium heat till vegetables turn soft. Add tomatoes and continue to cook another 2 to 3 minutes.

Pour in stock and boil. Reduce heat and let it simmer for 20 min.

Stir in the beans and parsley. Simmer another 5 min. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add vinegar. Garnish with fennel leaves before serving.

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