Vegetables like fruits are, low in calories and fats but contain good amounts of vitamins and minerals. All the green-yellow-orange vegetables are a rich source of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, beta-carotene, vitamin-complex, vitamin-C, vitamin A and vitamin K.
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As in fruits, vegetables too are home for many antioxidants. These health benefiting phyto-chemical compounds help protect the human body from oxidant stress, diseases and cancers as well as help the body develop the capacity to fight against these by boosting immunity.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Ready In: 25 minutes
2 tablespoons oil
1 medium onion, sliced
2 cups carrots, chopped diagonally
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups French beans
2 cloves garlic, crushed
Salt and pepper to taste
In a cooking pot, over medium heat, put all the ingredients together and let cook, tossing so as to cook evenly for 10/15mins or until soft but not cooked through.
Note: Use any vegetables you have following the same directions. For example, cauliflower, peas, sugar snaps, green peppers and colored peppers.