(c) Mariña Casas

The main was a colourful dish full of healthy nutrients. The potatoes had a crispy skin, the cauliflower stew was creamy, the beans soft and the salad fresh. It is best to start with the potatoes since they take quite some time in the oven. This recipe fills the belly of four people and puts a smile on everyone’s face.

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 200 gram of pre-cooked beans / one can of beans
  • 400 gram cauliflower
  • 4 large carrots
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 red onions
  • 3 gloves garlic
  • any salad of your choice
  • 1 cucumber of
  • A bunch of chives
  • olive oil
  • two cups of water
  • red wine vinegar

Method:

For the baked potatoes pre-heat the oven to 180 ° C. Wash the potatoes and scrub them well to clean the skin. Cut them in half lengthwise. Place them on a baking tray, sprinkle them with olive oil and season the potatoes with salt and pepper. Bake them in the oven for 40 – 50 minutes.

In the meantime you grate the cauliflower and set it aside. Cut two carrots into slices of five millimetres. Chop the yellow onion; squash the one glove of garlic and sauté it in a pan with some olive oil. Add the cauliflower and carrots. Stir well and add a cup of water. Let it simmer until the carrots are done (around 15 minutes). Season the stew with salt and pepper. And decorate it with chopped chives.

Squash one garlic glove, cut one red onion into thin slices and roast it in a pan with some olive oil. Add the pre-cooked beans and add on cup of water. Let it simmer until the consistence is creamy. Finish it with some salt to taste.

You are almost done; only the salad needs to be prepared. Start with the dressing. Cut a red onion and a glove of garlic into thin slices. Cover it with three table spoons of olive oil and six tablespoons of red wine vinegar. Season with freshly ground pepper and salt. The longer you let the dressing steep, the tastier it gets. Put washed and chopped lettuces in a bowl, grate two carrots, cut the cucumber into chunks and mix all of it. Pour the dressing over the salad 10 minutes before serving and then simpy enjoy your healthy meal!

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