Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Wholesome Beauty Recipes- Organic Veggie Gumbo & Wild Rice




          
We've all heard the saying, "True beauty comes from within."  We want to help everyone give their natural, organic beauty, and inner organic skin healer a Big Boost! -and help to improve overall health.  So, we are happy to share with you free Organic Whole Food Recipes several times weekly on this Blog.  Please Share with all you love and care about!

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes

Use All Organic Ingredients:
1 medium Green Pepper, chopped
1/2 large Onion, thinly sliced
1 cup chopped Celery
2 cloves Garlic, minced
10 oz fresh Mushrooms, sliced
1 Zucchini, chopped
1 cup frozen Okra, defrosted and sliced
1 1/2 cups diced Tomatoes
1 1/2 cups cooked Kidney beans or 1 (15 oz) can Low-sodium or no-salt-added Kidney beans, drained
1 cup no-salt-added or Low sodium Vegetable broth
1 TB Lemon juice
1 tsp dried Oregano
1 tsp dried Basil
1/4 tsp Red Pepper flakes, or to taste
2 cups cooked Wild Rice or Quinoa


Preparation

Saute Green Pepper, Onion, Celery and Garlic in 2-3 TBS vegetable broth until tender.  Mix in Mushrooms and Zucchini and cook until liquid is evaporated.  Add Okra, Tomatoes, Kidney beans, Vegetable broth, Lemon juice, Oregano, Basil and Red Pepper flakes.  Bring to a boil and reduce heat.  Cover and simmer for 10 more minutes.

Serve on top of cooked Wild Rice or Quinoa.


Serves: 4  -Enjoy!