Americanized, whole foods version of Indian saag!

 

Indian curried greens aka saag

This is an Americanized whole foods, plant based vegan persion of the Indian dish saag!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6
Calories: 132.34kcal

Main Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, diced finely
  • 1 jalapeno
  • .25 cup ginger, diced
  • 10 cloves garlic, diced
  • .25 cup curry powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • .5 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup cooked spinach
  • 1 cup cooked chard
  • 1 tbsp date sugar
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp dried fenugreek
  • 2 tsp garam masala

Instructions

  • Start by sauteeing the finely diced onion until browned.
  • Add the ginger, garlic and jalapeno and sautee for about a minute.
  • Add the spices and stir, toasting for about a minute.
  • Add a splash of vegetable broth to deglaze the pan. Add tomatoes and stir to combine.
  • Add cooked greens and stir to combine.
  • Add another cup of vegetable broth and turn heat to low, simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, dried fenugreek and date sugar.
  • Simmer for another 10 minutes, adding vegetable stock as necessary.
  • Season with salt to taste and enjoy! Serve over rice or with flatbread.

Video Guide

Notes

Feeling basic? Use frozen ginger, garlic and greens.
Feeling extra? Toast and grind the spices fresh.

Nutrition

Calories: 132.34kcal (7%) | Carbohydrates: 19.12g (6%) | Protein: 4.45g (9%) | Fat: 6.34g (10%) | Saturated Fat: 3.89g (24%) | Sodium: 477.17mg (21%) | Potassium: 569.2mg (16%) | Fiber: 6.15g (26%) | Sugar: 5.51g (6%) | Vitamin A: 3988.92IU (80%) | Vitamin C: 18.02mg (22%) | Calcium: 145.48mg (15%) | Iron: 6.47mg (36%)
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Roasted Garlic Mashed Plantains with Black Beans

 

roasted garlic plantains

Roasted Garlic Mashed Plantains with Black Beans

Fast, easy, delicious meal of mashed plantains and black beans
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Calories: 323.94kcal

Main Ingredients

For plantains

  • 2 plantains
  • 8 cloves roasted garlic
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth

For black beans

  • 1 cups black beans
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 4 cups water

Instructions

For Plantains

  • Bring a medium sized sauce pan of salted water to boil. Slice plantains into 1" rounds and cook until tender.
  • In a small nonstick skillet, cook onions until caramelized.
  • Drain plantains, add them back into the same pot.
  • Mash plantains with potato masher. Add roasted garlic, caramelized onions, vegetable broth, salt and stir.

For black beans

  • Chop red onion, bell peppers, jalapeño and garlic. Turn InstantPot to "saute", add veggies and cook until browned.
  • Add black beans, salt and water to InstantPot.
  • Set to cook high pressure for 30 minutes. When done, quick release the pressure and dig in!

Video Guide

Notes

Feeling basic? Use canned black beans.

Nutrition

Calories: 323.94kcal (16%) | Carbohydrates: 69.8g (23%) | Protein: 13.39g (27%) | Fat: 1.3g (2%) | Saturated Fat: 0.36g (2%) | Sodium: 2303.7mg (100%) | Potassium: 1420mg (41%) | Fiber: 11.73g (49%) | Sugar: 17.94g (20%) | Vitamin A: 2178.73IU (44%) | Vitamin C: 141.96mg (172%) | Calcium: 98.3mg (10%) | Iron: 3.55mg (20%)
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