Simple Bacon & Garlic Pasta

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Being stuck at home makes you think about what tasty dishes to cook. And now, you have the time to make something good. With just a few pantry staples, you can create a lovely meal that will keep you going.

Everyone loves bacon. It's full of flavor and there's so much you can do with it. It's also a good source of protein. You can add some fresh vegetables such as spinach and broccoli to add more nutritional value to the dish. Capers and olives would be nice too. You can also add a bit of cream to the dish. For a French twist, add a bit of nutmeg or tarragon.

4
15 ounces dried Spaghetti
1/3 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
1 tbsp ground black pepper
7 ounces bacon
Salt to taste
  1. Mince garlic and parsley.
  2. Cook the Pasta according to package.
  3. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the bacon until crisp.
  5. Add pasta to pan with the...
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Nutritions

Calories
714

Sodium
1405mg
58% DV

Fat
50g
77% DV

Protein
30g
61% DV

Carbs
25g
8% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Creamy Coconut and Crab Soup

876

Fresh, sweet crab is available in any season. You can often buy crab that is already cooked and cleaned but nothing beats freshly cooked crab at your home. Cooking crab is just as easy as cooking dry pasta. You just need salt, boiling water and patience. It takes just 10 minutes and voila, you can eat sweet, fresh crabs. You'll love this creamy soup recipe.

2 tbsp sunflower oil
2 cloves garlic
1 thumb-sized ginger
1 lemongrass stalk
1 lb crabs
1/2 lb medium-sized shrimps
1 cup coconut milk
1 ounces spring onions
2 tbsp smoked paprika
2 cups vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste
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  1. In a large pot, boil water and add salt.
  2. Cook the crab for 10 minutes and transfer to a bowl to cool.
  3. Add oil to a hot pan, saute minced garlic and lemongrass stalk for 2...
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Nutritions

Calories
269

Sodium
782mg
32% DV

Fat
29g
45% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Sweet Chicken & Apple Stew

413

Chicken and Apples are indeed an uncommon combination, however, the pairing creates a cohesive flavor that can fill your hunger pangs. You can also add some spices such as nutmeg and a touch of cinnamon to spice up this dish even more. Adding a teaspoon of lemon juice creates a zing and adds freshness too. You can also add a tablespoon of apple juice to deepen the apple flavor.

1 tbsp olive oil
17 ounces chicken Chicken wings
1 tbsp Tomato puree
1 cup tomato sauce
8 ounces Apples
Salt and pepper
1 ounce Onion
2 pieces bay leaf
2 cups chicken stock
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  1. Add oil to a heated pan.
  2. Sauté minced onions until translucent.
  3. Add tomato puree and cook until warm.
  4. Add the chicken wings and mix well.
  5. Add the chopped...
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Nutritions

Calories
882

Sodium
146mg
6% DV

Fat
77g
119% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

Raw Carrot Bliss Balls

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1 cup grated carrots
1 cup fresh shredded coconut
6 dates soaked in water for half hour ( about 70g )
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds ( pounded )
1/2 cup desiccated coconut ( optional )
2 -3 people (makes about 12 balls)

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. Process briefly until well mixed, for one minute or so.

Roll carrot mixture into balls. Optionally roll balls in desiccated coconut.


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Nutritions

Calories
497

Sodium
112mg
4% DV

Fat
38g
58% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
15g
60% DV
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