All of us know that organic food is better than conventional food in the market. This is because most are produced from farms or factories without the use of excessive chemicals involved. Organic food may be fruits and vegetables, livestock, or any other farm produce that is grown or raised without the use of fertilizers, artificial animal feeds, etc. Enough talk about what being organic is all about! Today, we will teach you instead organic recipes that are easy to cook, delicious and healthy at the same time.
Organic Food Recipes that You Should Know
Quick Organic Beef Casserole
- Are you fond of organic beef recipes? If the answer is yes, then you really need to check how to cook this one
- Prepare 1/2 lb of lean ground organic beef, 1 C onion (chopped), 1 C celery (rinsed and chopped), 1 C green bell pepper (rinsed, chopped and seeded),1 C frozen peas, 1 C, uncooked rice, 1/4 tablespoon salt and paprika, 3 1/2 tomatoes (rinsed and diced), 2 small carrots (rinsed, peeled and diced), 1/8 tablespoon ground black pepper, and 1 1/2 C water.
- Brown the ground beef in a saute pan first to get its juices which is essential for taste. The browning is up to you but we recommend to make it go golden brown and until the juices come out. Discard some of the extra beef juice then add the rest of the ingredients and mix them well. Be sure that the fire is not too hot or the ingredients will quickly cook as you mix (You don’t want this to happen ). Let it cook over medium heat after mixing then reduce to low heat when it is nearly cooked and let it simmer for 35 minutes. After cooking, we highly advise that you serve this healthy dish while it is hot.
Stir-Fried Organic chicken and celery
- Organic mushroom and celery both are amazing healthy ingredients. Both are packed with nutrients that will help us prepare as the day’s challenges come. Learning this recipe will surely give you the thumbs-up from your friends.
- Prepare 1 tbsp. peanut oil or vegetable oil, 1 tbsp ginger (minced),1 tbsp garlic (minced),1 tbsp green onions (rinsed and minced), 2 C celery (rinsed and sliced), 1 C carrots (rinsed, peeled and sliced into thin strips, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1 C low sodium organic chicken broth, 2 tbsp rice vinegar, 12 oz organic boneless and skinless chicken breast (must be sliced into thin strips), 1 tbsp lite soy sauce, 1/2 tbsp sesame oil, 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- Heat the oil in a wok or saute pan then add scallions, ginger, and garlic. Stir fry them briefly for 30 seconds to 1 minute. After this, add celery and carrots and continue to cook gently with moderate heat until celery begins to soften. Leave them to simmer and mix cornstarch and organic chicken broth in a bowl then add to pan or wok. Follow this with chicken and rice vinegar then stir from 5 to 8 minutes. Add soy sauce, sesame seeds and sesame oil just before all ingredients are fully cooked then serve hot with cooked rice or fried rice.
Organic Chicken Ratatouille
- Are you fond of Italian cuisine? Then is a healthier spin-off of the traditional ratatouille with an organic essence with it.
- Prepare 1 tbsp vegetable oil, 12 oz organic boneless skinless chicken breast (must be sliced into thin strips), 2 organic zucchini (thinly sliced), 1 eggplant (peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes),1 medium onion thinly sliced, 1-inch medium green bell pepper (rinsed and cut into 1-inch pieces),1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms (rinsed and sliced). 1 can whole peeled tomatoes (chopped),1 1/2 tsp dried basil (crushed), 1 tbsp parsley (rinsed dried and minced), 1/8 ground black pepper.
- Put oil in a large non-stick pan and gently heat it. When chicken is hot enough add chicken and saute until chicken is golden brown. Add zucchini, eggplant, onion, green pepper and mushrooms then cook for 15 minutes stirring occasionally from time to time. After 15 minutes put the remaining ingredients; garlic, basil, parsley, and ground black pepper. Stir and continue to cook for about 5 minutes then serve warm.
These 3 recipes which use organic foods as the base ingredient is easy to prepare and cook. The other ingredients can also be organic if you want to stick on a strict organic food diet or they can be a mix of an organic base ingredient and inorganic additional recipes to save money. Still, no matter which you choose you must not forget that truly healthy foods are those which you cook yourself!