Soups

Chinese Laba Mixed Congee

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The mixed congee is a true winter comfort. With rich tastes and nutrition from various grains, beans and seeds, the congee is also a benefit for beauty and children’s intelligence development. The word “Laba” means 8th of the last month in the traditional Chinese calendar, mostly in the middle of winter. Serving Laba Congee on this day suggests the start of preparation for the Chinese lunar New Year.

8
2 oz. rice
1 oz. glutinous rice
1 oz. black rice
1/2 oz. Job's tears
1/2 oz. millet
1/2 oz. white kidney bean (Navy bean)
1/2 oz. azuki bean (Asian variety of small, red bean)
1/2 oz. mung bean
1/2 oz. peanut
1/2 oz. chestnut
1/2 oz. lotus seed
1/2 oz. lily bulb (dried)
1 oz. Chinese date (small and dried)
Soak the Job's tears, white kidney beans, peanuts, and dried lily bulb for 2 hours in advance. Put all the ingredients together with 48 oz. of water in the pressure cooker. Cook in pressure mode for 12~15...
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Nutritions

Calories
133

Sodium
1.0mg
0% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
0.9g
1% DV

Carbs
6g
2% DV

Fiber
0.8g
3% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV