Ingredients

125 g brown rice

1 tablespoon of olive oil

2 onions cut in half moon (300 g)

1 tablespoon of honey (20 g)

1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar

50 g of coarsely chopped Brazil nuts

Green leaves and cherry tomatoes to taste

If before it was difficult to prepare a nutritious lunch for those who prefer to follow a meatless diet, today it is easy to find several healthy recipes with vegetarian alternatives! Brown rice with caramelized onion and vegan kafta, for example, is a complete and healthy lunch option that has the special touch of caramelized onions and, in addition, uses the delicious vegkafta Taeq – a vegan kafta made with french beans, quinoa and spices. Want to know how to prepare the vegetarian brown rice recipe with caramelized onion and vegan kafta? Then take a look at our walkthrough!

Preparation mode

Prepare the rice according to the and reserve

In a skillet, heat the oil and brown the onions

Then add the honey and stir slowly, but without stopping

Add the balsamic vinegar and continue stirring until the onions are caramelized.

Add the rice and Brazil nuts, stirring well to incorporate

Prepare vegkaftas (recipe at the end of the article)

Serve with rice and green leafy salad with tomatoes

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Brown rice has more nutrients than white rice

Characterized by keeping the cereal husk, brown rice is known to be even more nutritious than white rice. It is a source of fiber, B vitamins, mineral salts such as magnesium, copper, manganese, selenium, phosphorus and potassium, and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in its composition. Therefore, it has been increasingly incorporated into everyday diets!

Onion has several health benefits

Onions are one of the main – and most nutritious – spices in our food! It has properties that can benefit heart health, relieve coughs and cramps, and even treat bleeding. It is a versatile and tasty vegetable that can be eaten raw, braised or used as a seasoning.

Honey can be a great substitute for sugar and sweetener

Naturally sweet, honey is a food that can replace refined sugar and other industrialized sweeteners without losing quality in flavor and with many more nutrients. It has bactericidal action, vitamins A, B and C, minerals such as calcium and potassium and many antioxidants!

KAFTA VEGAN RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

1 cup of ground PTS (textured soy protein)

1/4 cup dry Shitake

2 cup boiling water

1/2 cup of ubá

1/4 cup peanut flour

Arabic Spice Natural Pinch

1/2 chopped onion

2 chopped garlic cloves

1 grated carrot

1/2 lemon juice

3 cs of olive oil

Salt, cayenne pepper and parsley

INSTRUCTIONS

Soak the soy and shitake in the boiling water for about 20 minutes. Wash well and squeeze. Process until a fine mixture. Add all ingredients except flour and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Add the flours, mold on the sticks or in the shape of a kibe and bake at 200 degrees for 25 minutes.

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