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10 Fantastic Vegetarian Recipes For Teens

Vegetarian Recipes For Teens

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Does your teen daughter crave for vegetarian cuisines? Do you like cooking scrumptious teenage vegetarian recipes? If you said yes, then you should read our post. Here we talk about ten popular and easy vegetarian recipes for teens. You might find a new recipe hidden here.

1. Skillet Beans With Tortillas And Potatoes:

Skillet Beans With Tortillas And Potatoes

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You Will Need:

  • 4 potatoes
  • Two garlic cloves, minced
  • One onion chopped
  • One and half tbsp of virgin olive oil
  • One green bell pepper diced
  • One 4-ounce green chili
  • One 16-ounce black beans
  • One 16-ounce tomatoes diced
  • Six corn tortillas
  • Juice of 1 fresh lime
  • One tsp ground cumin

How To:

  1. Boil all four potatoes. Allow them to cool down. Peel the boiled potatoes and cut them into ½ inch dice.
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add chopped onion to it. Then add bell pepper and garlic and sauté everything till the onion turns golden.
  1. Add black beans, chilies, cumin and tomatoes.
  1. Bring the mixture to a simmer. Add lemon juice and stir
    it gently for about ten minutes.
  1. Add potatoes and tortillas and cook them well.
  1. Garnish the cuisine with cheese or cream. Serve at once.

[ Read: Tips To Make Your Teen Eat Healthy ]

2. Peanut Butter Noodles:

Peanut Butter Noodles

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You Will Need:

  • 8 ounces pasta of desired shape (spiral, small shells, or spaghetti)
  • ½ cup of warm water
  • One tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup of peanut butter
  • One tbsp of sodium soy sauce
  • One tsp freshly grated ginger
  • Ample of water

How To:

  1. Boil some water in a big saucepan and cook the pasta for a few minutes. Then drain the excess water.
  1. Mix grated ginger, maple syrup, peanut butter, sodium soy sauce, and some warm water in a mixing bowl and whisk it together till the mixture turns smooth.
  1. Pour the sauce over the pasta and toss to mix it well. Serve when warm.

3. Desert Dip:

Desert Dip

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You Will Need:

  • 15 ounces white corn
  • ½ red onion diced
  • Two tomatoes, chopped
  • 15 ounces black beans
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • ½ red bell pepper diced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • One can of black olives, sliced
  • One jalapeno, chopped
  • One avocado diced
  • One tsp garlic, powdered

How To:

  1. Mix all ingredients. Mix white corn, black beans, chopped tomatoes, onion, black olives, cilantro, jalapeno, red bell pepper, lemon juice, avocado, garlic, and salt in a big bowl.
  1. Refrigerate the mixture for about one hour and serve immediately.

[ Read: Healthy Foods For Teens ]

4. Bean And Corn Salsa:

Bean And Corn Salsa

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You Will Need:

  • Two vegetarian wheat pitas
  • One onion chopped
  • Four tsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup of corn kernels, defrosted
  • One can of black beans
  • 1 ½ cups of tomatoes, chopped
  • Juice of a half fresh lemon
  • 4 ounces of chilies diced

How To:

  1. Combine onion, cilantro, corn kernels, tomatoes, beans, chilies, and fresh lemon juice in a bowl. Mix all ingredients in the bowl well.
  1. Toast wheat pitas.
  1. Serve ½ cup portion of the mixture with a ¼ of a wheat pita.

5. Cinnamon Apple Packets:

Cinnamon Apple Packets

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You Will Need:

  • Four apples, sliced
  • 1 tbsp of brown sugar
  • One tsp cinnamon

How To:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400°.
  1. Mix the slices of apples, sugar, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  1. Cut out four 12 x 12” squares of a heavy-duty foil.
  1. Divide the apple mixture equally among four foil squares.
  1. Fold the edges of foil and twist the foil tightly.
  1. Place it on the rack and cook for about 20 minutes until the slices of apple turn tender.
  1. Serve warm.
  1. Garnish it with ice-cream.
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