Prophylactic self-isolation for 1-2-3 tasty things preparation. Day 104th.

1-2-3 tasty

Recipe

for cold/rainy days to warm a body

Before you start:

Passive timeActive timeEquipment neededServings
0 min (if using canned chestnuts)
30 min (if using cooked chestnuts)
52
Main information about preparation process

PASSIVE TIME is time before, during or after food preparation when nothing should be done, just waitingsoaking, sprouting, cooling down, freezing
ACTIVE TIME is factual time spent in a kitchen for preparationcutting, washing, boiling, crashing, mixing
EQUIPMENT NEEDEDspecific kitchen equipment, if not counting regular tools like pots, spoons or knifes

Ingredients

chestnuts, canned or cooked200 g
tomatoes, dried and in oil100 g
green sweet peas (fresh or frozen)100 g
fresh herbs (oregano, mint, basil)handful
vegan mayonnaise (optional)
home-made rye bread (optional)
List of ingredients for preparation of 1-2-3- tasty salad

How to make it:

  1. Smash chestnuts with a fork, but do not make smoothie from it: leave some pieces bigger, some smaller
  2. Cut dried-in-oil tomatoes and add to chestnuts
  3. Add green peas. If using frozen – put it into hot water for 1 min and drain
  4. Wash, cut herbs and add to the salad
  5. Serve with vegan mayo and rye bread. It is ready!
1-2-3 tasty
1-2-3 tasty salad with chestnuts, dried tomatoes and green sweet peas

Important to know:

  • Rye bread, home-made from whole grains (not using any flour) is a super food, releasing constipation and contributing to gut health
  • Ingredients of the vegan mayonnaise which I bought (honestly, the taste is amazing, much better than any egg-based mayo I have ever tried): water, rapeseed oils, mustard (water, spirit vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt), sugar, modified crust, thickeners: xanthan gum, guar gum, spirit vinegar, salt, antioxidant: E385, colorants: carotenes. No preservatives
  • E385 is calcium disodium EDTA, commonly used as a chelating agent, preservative and antioxidant (to prevent oxidation by chelation) in canned food. It stabilizes food by binding with free polyvalent metal cations (1). Preservative! On the label it is written that there are no preservatives, have you noticed?:)
  • For me, this is some kind of transitional food, because:
    • consumption of tomatoes is highly limited in my food ration
    • mayonnaise, even if it is vegan and super well done with good ingredients – it is still some kind of unnatural food for the human…

References:

  1. What Is Calcium Disodium EDTA (E385) In Food: Uses, Safety and Side Effects, available online: https://foodadditives.net/preservatives/calcium-disodium-edta/

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