Slow Cooker Mung Bean Soup
100g Mung Beans
30g uncooked Quinoa
100g Green Beans
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp. turmeric powder
3-4 cups water
Simple way is to add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and cook on the high setting for 4 hours.
But If you want (it can add more flavour to your dish) can sauté in the onions and garlic, then brown the spices with the onions and garlic then insert them into the washed mung beans and quinoa.
It is a great warm meal that will be ready for you after a long days work.
Benefits of Mung Beans
Mung beans are low in cholesterol and high in soluble dietary fibers.
Beans such as the mung bean variety contain isoflavone nutrients. Isoflavones help regulate hormonal activity.
Mung beans are a low glycemic index food.
Mung beans and vegetable based foods have far less saturated fat and cholesterol than certain meats.
Benefits of Quinoa
Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat. It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.
The high fiber content of quinoa may help reduce cholesterol
Quinoa has the highest potassium levels of all grains, a mineral essential for balancing sodium blood levels and maintaining lower blood pressure.
So this dish will provide you with lots of health benefits and will not require much effort on your part. So being healthy is simple, affordable, and effortless… try it for yourself.