Wholesome & Quick Recipes Ideas that Can be Prepared Under 30 Minutes

Life can seem hectic sometimes. In the midst of all the business, we need to ensure to eat healthy meals. A little bit of planning along with some meal preps can go a long way. Meal-prep alone can save a lot of your time and enable you to eat healthy simultaneously. You do not have to spend hours in the kitchen to whip up a delicious meal. Prepare the sauces, dips, spreads and store in a jar. Use the extra time in the weekends to ferment or pickle food. Eating local and seasonal is considered as a healthy choice. Cook the food grains and store in airtight containers. You can parboil brown basmati rice and store in the fridge. Use whole food grains like quinoa, brown rice, oatmeal, whole wheat for a healthier and wholesome meal. Check out these wholesome and easy recipes to cook under 30 minutes:

Fried Rice with Chili Paneer

In a hot wok, sauté some chopped garlic, ginger, carrots, beans, capsicum, broccoli, and peas. Add light soy sauce, star anise, salt, and pepper to taste. Add cooked brown rice and a handful of raisins. Keep stirring for another 10 minutes. Finish with chopped spring onion. Marinade the cottage cheese in sweet chili, soy, lemon, honey, and vinegar. To make the chili paneer, crackle some red chilies in sesame oil. Add the marinated paneer and some chili flake. Finish with a seasoning of sesame seeds and coriander leaves. Serve a generous serving of rice with the chili paneer.

Use Daawat, the best brown rice brand in India. It cooks within 15 minutes when soaked in warm water. Brown rice benefits the health in many ways like high levels of fibre, selenium, essential minerals.

Paneer Tortilla Wrap

Slice zucchini, bell peppers, red onions, and portobello mushrooms into thin strips. Brush the veggies with olive oil, salt & pepper and roast in a grill pan. Cook until veggies get char marks. Grill cubed paneer slices in the pan. To make the tzatziki dip, mix some Greek yogurt, lime juice, zest, chopped dill, a pinch of salt and pepper with a fork. Warm the tortilla bread in a pan. Add the veggies, and paneer in the tortilla and drizzle the tzatziki dressing.

One-Pot Spaghetti Pasta

In a pan, sauté garlic in olive oil, chopped cherry tomatoes, sundried tomatoes, basil leaves and cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir in the spaghetti pasta and add water, salt, pepper. Cover the pot and let it cook for 20 minutes. Finish with chopped fresh basil leaves. Garnish with fresh parmesan and serve hot with a side of sourdough bread.

Minestrone Soup

This soup makes for a healthy and comforting dinner. In a pot, sauté some garlic in olive oil. Add cooked cannelloni beans, kidney beans, and butter beans. Add tomato paste, oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook for 15 minutes and add veggie stock. Gently simmer the soup for 30 minutes.  Add some baby spinach leaves to add a healthy touch. Add orecchiette pasta and grated parmesan cheese. Ladle the soup into a bowl and serve with crusty baguette.

These are some quick and satisfying recipes ideas that will please your entire family. Make it in big batches and enjoy it throughout the week.

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