Broccolini and Spanish Shishito Peppers

By: Neda Shahriari

Serving size: 2

Prep time: 10 minutes

This plate is a great snack, appetizer, or side dish that gets your greens in while also tasting amazing. Broccolini is great for your skin, immunity, gut health, and liver. Our bodies convert the beta-carotene in broccolini into vitamin A which promotes healthy skin (MiNDFOOD, 2020). The vegetable also contains vitamin C which helps with inflammation and heart health. Having a high fiber content, broccolini also helps without gut health by introducing healthy gut bacteria (MiNDFOOF, 2020). Spanish shishito peppers also have many health benefits such as providing good colon health due to high fiber contents (Healthy Food, n.d.).

Ingredients:

  1. Broccolini
  2. Spanish shishito peppers
  3. Olive oil
  4. Salt
  5. Pepper

Instructions:

  1. Wash the peppers and broccolini.
  2. Drizzle some olive oil and mix it in with your hands.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste
  4. Place on a pan on medium heat for about 10 minutes or place on tinfoil and add to a toaster oven.

Reference List:

By, & MiNDFOOD. (2020, October 28). 4 reasons to add more BROCCOLINI to your diet. Retrieved February 24, 2021, from https://www.mindfood.com/article/4-health-benefits-of-broccolini/#:~:text=Broccolini%20is%20rich%20in%20beta,effects%20that%20protect%20skin%20cells.

7 surprising Shishito PEPPERS health benefits. (2020, June 18). Retrieved February 24, 2021, from https://healthyhuemans.com/shishito-peppers-health-benefits/

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