Glorious Greens and Groats

If you are craving greens and want a quick, easy and tasty dinner – keep it simple by bulking up with broccoli and loading up on the garlic. This was an asparagus/broccoli/mushroom stirfry served on a bed of groats.


Portobello mushrooms are great for giving a different texture in dishes, some say a “meaty” texture.
I kept it simple with ingredients as sometimes it can be a chore chopping loads of veg so this was perfect coming home from work after a long day.

Groats are great as they have a low Glycaemix Index, making them a good alternative to rice and for those who are trying to manage their blood sugars or who hace PCOS. I found my groats in a local polish shop.


Recipe:

  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 1 tblsp sesame oil
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • Half a crown of broccoli
  • 1 large portobello mushroom
  • Large handful of spinach
  • Rock salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of groats

1) Pop your groats in a large pan of water to cook for 15 minutes or as instructions state.

2) Prep your veg and stirfry the asparagus on a high heat with oil and garlic. Chuck in rest of your veg and flavour with S&P.

3) Serve and eat up.

Easy right? 🙂 I got the thumbs up from my food critic (other half) who said he’d eat it every day. Wahoo!

This dish was definitely inspired by our favourite type of food – Vietnamese, especially morning glory.