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Healthy & Delicious Recipe Ideas for Quarantine Cooking during COVID-19 Outbreak

by Rohit Bumrah Writter

The world is in a state of lockdown due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. While entire families can be locked indoors, it can be challenging to come up with recipe ideas that would satisfy everyone. You might be left with pantry staples and finding it hard to get groceries locally. We have compiled a list of easy and delicious recipes made with wholesome ingredients guaranteed to please everyone in the family:

Tofu & Veggie Stir fry

In a bowl, mix soy sauce, red chili flakes, brown sugar, honey, miso paste, pepper, salt, and corn-starch. Chop some broccoli, bell peppers, shitake mushrooms, snow peas. Sauté minced garlic and ginger in sesame oil. Add some cubed tofu and sauté until golden. Add the vegetables and stir fry them for 10 minutes until tender. Slowly stir in the sauce and cook for another 10 minutes. Finish with some freshly chopped coriander. Add rinsed brown rice and steam as per package instructions. Serve this stir fry with brown rice recipes. Ladle the brown rice in a bowl and top it with the stir-fried veggies. This is a flavoursome and quick Asian dish and tastes great with noodles.

Wholesome grains like brown rice, quinoa, oatmeal is rich in fibre and has many health benefits. Brown rice benefits the digestive system and helps in maintaining a healthy body weight.

Spaghetti in Basil & Tomato Sauce

Cook the spaghetti or any kind of pasta according to package instructions. In a pan, sauté garlic in olive oil. Add a sprig of thyme, chopped sundried tomatoes, fresh cherry tomatoes and cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir in the pasta and finish with chopped fresh basil leaves. Finish with some fresh parmesan and serve hot.

Mushroom & Spinach Quesadilla

In a skillet, sauté some garlic and add a handful of baby spinach. When the spinach is wilted, add assorted mushrooms, feta cheese. Add salt and crushed pepper to taste. In a grill pan, add tortilla bread to toast. Add the spinach mix and fold the quesadillas. Press the top with a spatula and cook until the cheese starts melting. Cut into triangles and serve hot with your sriracha mayo. This recipe literally takes minutes to cook and makes for a satisfying weeknight dinner.

Cottage Cheese Wrap

Slice zucchini, bell peppers, red onion, and portobello mushroom into thin strips. Brush the veggies with olive oil, salt & pepper and roast in a grill pan. Cook until veggies get the char marks. Brush cottage cheese with barbeque sauce and grill until it gets char marks. To make the tzatziki dip, mix some Greek yogurt, lime juice, zest, chopped mint, a pinch of salt and pepper with a fork. Warm the pita bread in a toaster oven. Add the veggies, and cottage cheese in the pita and drizzle the tzatziki dressing. This wrap recipe is delicious and makes for a hearty meal.

Involve your family members to enjoy quarantine cooking. Prepare it during lunch, dinner or any other meals for your family.


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Created on Mar 23rd 2020 04:23. Viewed 187 times.

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