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Healthy Fast Food Recipe

“You can make healthy food fast!”

Do you need a healthy fast food recipe?I know exactly how hard it can be – after a day at work you’re tired, hungry and can’t think of anything to cook. You end up with some frozen pre-made food, simply because it’s easy, quick and filling. And your ambition about a more healthy diet goes down the drain again.

But eating healthy can be just as easy as eating food that’s not good for you. It simply takes some changes of habits and a little bit of planning.

Healthy Fast Food Recipe

When you have time boil some fava beans (until they become puree), eggs, lentils and potatoes and keep in the fridge. This make some good basis for quick, healthy meals.

  • Easy Tomato Sauce: Chop finely some garlic and fry lightly in olive oil. Add a tin of tomato (or in season, if you can get good tomatoes, chop tomatoes and add to the pan), add a few basil leaves or a pinch of dried basil, salt, pepper and let boil for a few minutes.
  • Hungarian Salad: The great thing about this salad is that you can make a huge portion that stays fresh and delicious for at least a week: Chop a cabbage, grate two carrots, cop finely one sweet red paprika, parsley and celery leaves. Put all ingredients in a huge bowl and add a mixture of fifty percent water and fifty percent vinegar so that it well covers the salad. (Use less vinegar and more water if you’re not too keen on vinegar) Add two huge spoons of salt. Leave for at least a few hours before serving. Take out the salad portion with a sieve and make sure to drain off the water before serving. If you want you can sprinkle with olive oil.
  • Boiled potatoes can be used for potato salad: Chop in cubes, mix with sliced eggs, chopped spring onions, pickled cucumber and black olives. Sprinkle with olive oil, lemon juice and a few drops of balsamic vinegar. Serve with fish or meat or eat alone.
  • Quick baked potato: Cut a boiled potato in the middle, put in an heat proof dish, top with tomato sauce and grated feta cheese or parmesan and heat in oven.
  • Mash some boiled potatoes with milk. Mix with lentils. Heat it in the micro and top with fried onions and finely chopped parsley. Serve with for instance grilled salmon or chicken breast, or eat on it’s own.
  • Top lentils with tomato sauce, heat and eat!
  • Mix the fava beans with olive oil and lemon juice. Heat in the micro (not too much, as it become hard). Top with chopped onions or spring onions and finely chopped parsley. Serve with feta cheese, olives and dark bread.
  • Form small balls from the fava beans, dip in flour and fry in olive oil. Serve with tzatziki – grated cucumber mixed with Greek yogurt and finely chopped garlic.
  • Boil some pasta (preferably whole grain) and top with tomato sauce.
  • Heat lentils; mix with chopped tomatoes, parsley and pieces of chicken breast. Sprinkle with olive oil, a few drops of balsamic vinegar and lemon juice.
  • Mix a tin of tuna fish with kidney beans, a grated apple, a grated carrot and one boiled egg. Make a dressing from yogurt, lemon juice, salt, pepper and plenty of dill. Keep in an airtight box in the fridge and use as spread on dark bread, eat with lettuce as lunch or a light meal or mix with whole grain pasta for a more filling meal.
  • Boil pasta, rinse in cold water and mix with chopped tomatoes, onions, black olives and feta cheese in cubes for Greek pasta salad. Sprinkle with olive oil and oregano.