Vegetables

It is important to eat plenty of vegetables. Green vegetable, such as Broccoli, Kale, Green Beans etc. are a good source of essential fatty acids and vitamins.

Try and have a green or mixed salad each day with a French Dressing made with a suitable oil.

Potato French Style

potatoes french style

 

Ingredients

  • 2 lb potatoes
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/4 pint vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1/4 pint skimmed milk
  • 2oz polyunsaturated margarine
  • Seasoning

Method

  1. Grease a shallow oven-proof dish, layer thinly sliced potatoes and onions with seasoning finishing off with a layer of potatoes
  2. Pour in the stock, milk and dot with margarine
  3. Cook in a moderate oven for 45 minutes (leek can be used instead of onion if preferred).

 

Savoury Cabbage

savoy cabbage

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cabbage
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 2 rashers bacon (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2oz polyunsaturated margarine

Method

  1. Heat margarine until melted
  2. Add all vegetables and bacon
  3. Cook gently for 20-30 minutes with lid on, shaking pan frequently.

 

French Bean Almondine

French Bean Almondine

 

Ingredients

  • 1lb cooked french beans
  • 2oz polyunsaturated margarine
  • 2oz chopped almonds
  • Salt
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

Method

  1. Saute the almonds in melted margarine for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned
  2. Stir in salt and lemon juice
  3. Mix into the hot beans.

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