Healthy and Delicious Grain Recipes
1 lb. black beans
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 c. water
1 bay leaf
1/4 c. water
1/4 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. ground cumin
1 1/4 c. brown rice, cooked
Wash the beans. Bring to boil in
water and turn off the heat, and let stand 1 hour.
Pour water off and add fresh water.
Add bay leaf and oregano. Bring to
boil and then simmer 2 hours or until beans are
tender. Saute the onion, green pepper, and garlic in
water. Stir into beans with salt and cumin. Add the
rice. Simmer 10–15 minutes. Remove the bay leaf.
1/2–1 c. celery, chopped
2 medium carrots, grated
1 medium onion, chopped fine
1/2 c. tomato juice
1/2 c. quick oats
1 c. sunflower seeds, ground
2 tsp. parsley, dry or freshly minced
1/4 c. barley, wheat flakes, or rolled oats
1/4 tsp. sweet basil
1 tsp. sea salt
Carrots, onion, and celery may be
finely chopped in food processor. Mix well with
remaining ingredients. Form patties with ice cream
scoop or spoon. Bake on parchment
paper covered cookie sheet at 350° for 30 minutes.
Tofu “Meatball” Spread
1 lb. tofu
1/3 c. chopped parsley
1/2 c. finely chopped walnuts
2/3 c. bread crumbs
1/2 c. minced onion
1/4 c. soy sauce or Bragg Liquid Aminos
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tbsp. peanut butter (opt.)
ingredients and form balls or patties. Put
'meatballs' on a nonstick cookie sheet and bake at
350° for 30 minutes.
Patties can be baked or pan “fried” in nonstick
skillet. Also, an excellent spread just as it is!