There can’t be anything more stressful than having last-minute guests at the table. Even if you like the company, having guests over for lunch can sometimes create stress. Not knowing what to prepare, if it will work out, we do not want spend too much either… But the worst comes when guests show up at the last minute. Salad, pisto, eggplant… Simple (and healthy) recipes with which to impress your guests. Take out the classic chips and some olives, which are always nice. However, it is time to have something up your sleeve. If this is your case, you feel lazy or simply want to success without much effort… We bring you 4 easy recipes with which you will succeed!
A recipe that will please everyone! Salad is not only healthy but also the perfect recipe to make quickly and easily. Besides, you can prepare large quantities. Perfect as a first course or as a side dish. We bring you a slightly different recipe to the traditional one, with foods with designation of origin, green beans and mustard. A country salad rich in nutrients!
With raisins, this recipe succeeds not only because of its taste, but also because it is very healthy. With a high potassium and magnesium content, Catalan-style spinach is ideal for satisfying the most demanding palates in a few quick and easy steps. You can also add pine nuts, which, if you are a fan. If you are looking for a complete dish for lunch, with some hake fillets you will make a 100% healthy dish.
The properties of the eggplant are very extensive. Among its benefits are hydration and the ability to reduce cholesterol. Stuffed eggplants will be your star dish from now on. With meat, tomato sauce and cheese au gratin, it is a very convenient dish to prepare. The good thing is that you can get two portions out of one eggplant. This way, if you add something else, you will have a dish and a tupperware for the next day.
Even though the traditional pisto recipe only includes vegetables, we suggest that you add an egg to it. And if it goes wrong… You know what you do not have to do again! With zucchini, eggplant and green pepper, this ratatouille recipe is not only simple, you can have several rations. It also has tomato, perfect for the digestive system.
Text: María Jesús Colombo