If you happen to be home alone, hungry, with the vegetables and other cooking basics in your kitchen, you don’t need to skip dinner or worse order something super unhealthy, you can whip up something nutritious as well as delicious. In any case left with options or no options at all, here are some vegetable recipes which are extremely easy to put together and should definitely be a part of your meals.
Green peas and lettuce vegetable soup
If you’re in a mood to keep it as minimal as possible green peas and lettuce soup is the right option for you. Apart from its main ingredients this creamy soup incorporates butter, onion, vegetable stock, milk, cream, pepper, and sliced mint to garnish. You can also use heavy cream, potatoes and cheese according to your preference.
Broccoli doesn’t need to be monotonously edible, you can add extra flavors to bring the recipe alive. Combination of olive oil and pepper, or adding more vegetables like sweet potatoes, cherry tomatoes or carrots, can add some color and distinct flavor as well. You can also add some lemon juice and ginger or garlic to zest it up. Tossing some fresh herbs like cilantro, rosemary or parsley is always a great add-on too.
The best part about roasted vegetables is just that the combinations are amazingly versatile. You can add carrots, onions, broccoli, shallots, bell peppers, butternut squash, mushrooms, zucchini, with a combination of olive oil or vinegar and of course fresh herbs. So even if you happen to have the most basic ingredients, roasted vegetables can be a palatable addition to your dinner table.
Have some leftover pasta dough and some random vegetables? There is no need to frown, you can still make a delicious vegetable pasta. You can add any vegetables you have, like green peas, cauliflower, carrots, broccoli, chickpeas, corn, spinach or tomatoes. Grate some cheese or cream and viola here’s your fuss free, simple pasta dish, which fills your stomach as well as your soul.
Fried potatoes with vegetables
Everyone loves potatoes, it’s just perfect! And if you find yourself surrounded by their abundance you must try fried potatoes with an assortment of vegetables. That’s right healthily tasty. You can pan cook your potatoes in butter or oil. And gradually incorporate colorful vegetables and greens. You can further elevate its flavor by adding your favorite cheese flavor, or a paprika seasoning.