A healthy vegetarian meal. Loaded with goodness this meal takes on Mediterranean flavors.
Tofu –Seared in olive oil and seasoned with sea salt our tofu takes on the flavors that surround it. An excellent source of amino acids, iron, calcium and other micro-nutrients, tofu is a versatile ingredient with many health benefits. It is made in much the same way that traditional dairy cheese is made, except rather than starting with milk as in the case of cheese, tofu starts with soybeans. Not only a great source of protein tofu contains all eight essential amino acids and is an excellent source of iron and calcium and the minerals manganese, selenium and phosphorous. In addition, tofu is a good source of magnesium, copper, zinc and vitamin B1 and it’s thought to provide the same protection against cancer and heart disease as soya beans.
Pomegranate-fig sauce –Sweet figs with a tang of pomegranate, this delicious sauce will transport you to the sun-soaked shores of the Mediterranean. Pomegranate is both delicious and has anti-inflammatory effects that may protect against cancer and other chronic diseases.
Fava Beans –Fava Beans, Roasted Bells Peppers, Olive Oil, Garlic, Sea Salt. Simple, healthy and delicious! Fava Beans are the king of all beans; their flavor is smoother, sweeter and richer than all other beans. Fava beans are dense with nutrition. They contain a high concentration of thiamin, vitamin K, vitamin B-6, potassium, copper, selenium, zinc and magnesium and also an excellent source of lean protein. A serving of cooked or fresh fava beans can significantly increase your intake of folate, iron, manganese and dietary fiber and will help support the function of the nervous system and aid in the synthesis of DNA, RNA and red blood cells. Also supporting the immune and endocrine systems and is required for the production of superoxide dismutase, an enzyme that is also a powerful antioxidant.
One order provides approximately 1 serving, 14 oz.
Fava Beans:Fava Beans, Roasted Bells Peppers (Red and Yellow Bell Peppers, Olive Oil), Garlic, Olive Oil, Seasoning, Sea Salt. Broccoli: Broccoli, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Garlic, Chili Flakes, Sea Salt.
Heating Directions From Frozen: Stove Top:(Preferred Method) Bring water to a boil. Immerse pouch(es) in water, reduce heat to simmer and heat for 9 minutes. Side dishes and sauces (if included) require only 4 to 4½ minutes in the same pot.
Microwave:(Alternative Method) Pierce hole in plastic film for venting. Place pouches on a microwave safe dish and heat on high for 4 to 4½ minutes, or until heated through. In the event the food is not fully reheated after removal from its container, continue reheating in the microwave without overcooking. Let product stand for 1 to 2 minutes before enjoying. Appliances vary, adjust accordingly.
In the event your meal is not fully reheated after removal from the pouches, you may continue reheating in a microwave on a microwave safe dish until done – which should be no more than another minute or two. An internal temperature of 158° F must be reached. Appliances vary, adjust accordingly.
For items without sauces or gravy, cut a hole in corner of pouch and drain excess liquid before plating.
Appliances vary, adjust accordingly. Caution: contents will be very hot.