A Healthy Recipe For You To Try
Now that you know which foods to eat more of and which foods to avoid for acidity, planning meals for you and your family should be easier. In fact to get you started, here’s a recipe for vegetarian chickpea sandwich that you can try – it’s a simple dish that you can prepare for your family to enjoy on almost any occasion!
Ingredients for patties
1½ cups chickpeas
1 stalk spring onions, finely chopped
½ cup corn and/or other vegetables of choice, finely chopped
½ tsp cumin, ground
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp cayenne pepper
¼ cup whole wheat flour or bread crumbs
Olive oil and salt to taste
Ingredients for sandwiches
Tomato, cut round
1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for patties. Add olive oil and form into medium sized patties
2. Transfer patties to a pan and lightly fry until golden brown on each side
3. Slather 2 bread slices with mayonnaise
4. On one of the bread slices, place the chickpea patty and top with tomato, lettuce, avocado slices and cheese, then close with the other bread slice
5. If you have a panini maker: place the sandwich in it and grill it for 5 minutes till the bread turns golden brown
6. Otherwise, place the sandwich on a pan, grease lightly with butter and toast it till bottom slice turns golden brown. Flip and toast other side till golden brown
7. Serve warm
The beauty of preparing your own meals is the flexibility. For any recipe you can reduce the amount of ingredients you use or even substitute them entirely for healthier alternatives. This way, you’re still able to prepare that delicious meal without worrying about triggering acidity. Also, nothing beats the feeling of enjoying a home-cooked meal together as a family. To learn more about diets, you can always consult your dietician.
Eat Well And Be Your Best
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