Post Bariatric Surgery Recipes

Post Bariatric Surgery Recipes

Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients
1 ½ cup red lentils
½ cup brown rice
1 chopped onion
6 cups vegetable stock
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
3 chopped shallots
½ tablespoon red chili flakes and sea salt
Crumbles feta cheese

Procedure
Combine olive oil, shallots, onion and red pepper flakes in a large soup pot. Let them caramelize a bit and then stir the vegetable stock in it and bring it to boil. Now, add lentils and rice to the mixture and simmer for more than 30 minutes. By that time, lentils should have mixed into the stock, add salt into it. Serve this red lentil soup topped with feta and drizzle almond oil.

 

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Chicken and White Bean Salad Ingredients

Vinaigrette
1 medium clove garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
6 tablespoons fresh orange juice, plus more to taste
1/4 cup white-wine vinegar or red-wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

 

Salad
1 15-ounce can cannellini or other white beans, rinsed and drained
2 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken breast
2 cups diced zucchini and/or summer squash (about 2 small)
1 1/2 cups diced celery
1/4 cup finely diced ricotta salata, halloumi or feta cheese
1/3 cup chopped, well-drained, oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes (optional)
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil, plus whole basil leaves for garnish
Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste (optional)
2 cups torn escarole or romaine lettuce
2 cups torn radicchio leaves

Preparation

To prepare vinaigrette: Peel the garlic and smash with the side of a chef’s knife. Using a fork, mash the garlic with 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl to form a coarse paste. Whisk in 5 tablespoons oil. Add 6 tablespoons orange juice, vinegar and mustard; whisk until well blended. Taste and whisk in up to 4 tablespoons more juice to mellow the flavor; season with more salt, if desired. Set aside at room temperature.
To prepare salad: Combine beans, chicken, zucchini (and/or summer squash), celery, cheese and sun-dried tomatoes (if using) in a large bowl until well blended. Add chopped basil and 3/4 cup vinaigrette; toss until combined. Taste and season with salt and/or pepper, if desired.
Toss the remaining vinaigrette with escarole (or romaine) and radicchio in a medium bowl. Serve the salad on the greens, garnished with fresh basil leaves.

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