Fifteen Minute Low-Carb Meals

Eating healthy, whole foods does not have to be time consuming or expensive! Our favourite low-carb meals only take around 15 minutes each to prepare and will have the whole family going for seconds! 

 

Zoodle Bolognese 

See our recipe here

https://cookinglsl.com/keto-bolognese/

 

 

Lemon Garlic Prawn "Pasta"

Ingredients:

450g of raw, peeled prawns

4 zucchinis (or 1 pack of zoodles)

1 punnet of cherry tomatoes, halved

4 tbsp olive oil

4 garlic cloves, finely diced

Juice of 1/2 a lemon

A few sprigs of parsley

Salt and pepper

*Optional: A pinch of chilli flakes

 

Instructions:

  1. In a large pan, use 1 tbsp of olive oil to cook the prawns for one minute, until slightly browned, then add in the chopped garlic, tomatoes, salt and pepper, parsley and chilli and cook the prawns on the other side for another minute.
  2. Next, add in the remaining olive oil and lemon juice, stirring in the zoodles to coat until tender. Serve and enjoy!

 

 

Cashew Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

https://www.thegardengrazer.com/2019/03/broccoli-cashew-stir-fry.html

 

Ingredients:

500g chicken breast

1 large broccoli head

1 cup of toasted cashews

1 cup of sliced mushrooms

1 brown onion

2 cloves of garlic

1 tbsp of grated ginger or ginger paste

2 tbsp of soy sauce

1 tbsp of honey

Sesame seeds

Salt and pepper


Instructions:

  1. Chop up the chicken into small cubes, cut the broccoli into bite sized pieces and finely slice the mushrooms
  2. Fry the onions and garlic in a pan with olive oil until brown
  3. Cook chicken until cooked through, add in the broccoli, mushrooms and cashews
  4. Stir through the soy sauce, ginger, honey and salt and pepper
  5. Finish with sesame seeds and have with brown or cauliflower rice if desired

 

 

Chickpea Curry with Cauliflower Rice

https://pinchofyum.com/5-ingredient-coconut-curry

 

Ingredients:

Pre-made cauliflower rice 

1 can of chickpeas

1 large head of broccoli 

1 can of diced tomatoes 

1 can of light coconut milk

2 tbsp curry powder

Chilli flakes (if desired)

2 cloves of garlic 

1 brown onion

1 tbsp of olive oil 

Salt and pepper


Instructions:

  1. Heat up the olive oil in a large pan with the curry powder, and sauté the onions and garlic 
  2. Steam the broccoli and add chickpeas to pan and fry for a few minutes 
  3. Add the broccoli into the pan, then add the can of diced tomatoes, coconut milk, chilli flakes and salt and pepper
  4. Simmer until the sauce reduces to a thick, creamy consistency
  5. Serve with cauliflower rice and enjoy!

 



Burrito Bowls With Quinoa 

 

Ingredients:

Microwave quinoa packet

1 can of black beans

1 can of corn

1 large tomato

1/2 a capsicum

1 red onion

1 lime

A few sprigs of coriander

1 Avocado

2 cups of chopped iceberg lettuce 

1 cup of grated cheddar cheese 

Jalapeños (if desired)

Mexican spice mix sachet

Chipotle mayo sauce

Salt and pepper

2 tbsp Olive oil


Instructions:

  1. Heat up 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large pan and cook black beans and corn for a few minutes, stirring in Mexican spices
  2. In a bowl, mix together finely diced tomato, capsicum, red onion, lime juice, remaining olive oil, salt and pepper and chopped coriander together to make a fresh salsa
  3. Microwave the quinoa and assemble your burrito bowl with the beans and corn, salsa, mashed avocado, sprinkle of cheese, chopped iceberg lettuce and finish with chipotle mayo.