A great one pot recipe that cooks itself. Any leftovers are also good for packed lunches. If you are making this for someone with an intolerance or coeliac, check the sausages and stock are gluten-free. This recipe contains four portions of vegetables, so it is 1 of your '5 a day'.
|Typical Values||per 100g||per 405g serving|
|Energy ||154 kcal |
|622 kcal |
of which saturates
|7.3 g |
|29.4 g |
of which sugars
|15 g |
|60.6 g |
|Fibre||1.8 g ||7.2 g |
|Protein||5 g ||20.4 g |
|Salt||1.1 g ||4.6 g |
This pilaff contains 1½ portions of vegetables per person. Serve it with a green salad to make this up to 2 of your 5 a day. It also provides ¼ of your fibre needs for the day due to the wide variety of vegetables.
Basmati rice - this is low in glycaemic index so helps to keep your blood sugars, energy levels and mood stable.
Homemade chicken stock - this is basically bone broth, so made by cooking the bones of a chicken carcass in water. This is a better option than a stock cube as it provides some protein and potassium, and you can control the salt content.
Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties and is a potent antioxidant. There is only a little in this dish but combined with the vegetables and garlic it provides a range of antioxidants to help the body fight inflammation and disease.
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