5 Delicious Turmeric Recipes

Turmeric is known for its medicinal properties. Turmeric has been shown to help prevent several forms of cancer. It can also reduce cholesterol level, help you lose weight, ease arthritis symptoms, and help the heart stay healthy. Also, turmeric is the main ingredient in curry spice. Fortunately, there are many ways incorporate turmeric into your daily diet. Below you’ll find 5 delicious turmeric recipes.

1. Spicy Indian chicken

This Indian dish is so full of flavor and so easy to make. Chicken, turmeric, mango chutney… what’s not to love?

Ingredients:

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2 tbsp. olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 onion, diced
1 tsp. turmeric powder
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. curry powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 onion, chopped
1 tbsp. mango chutney
2 boneless skinless chicken breast, diced

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a baking dish. In a skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onions and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. In a food processor combine all the ingredients (except the chicken) and mix until well combined. Place the chicken in the baking dish. Pour the sauce over the chicken and bake for 20 minutes. Done!

2. Turmeric smoothie

Most people wouldn’t have thought of adding turmeric into a smoothie. The simplest way to incorporate turmeric into your daily diet is to add it to smoothies.

Ingredients:

1 mango, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 banana
1/3 lemon, juiced
½. tsp. turmeric

Instructions:

In a blender or food processor, place all of the ingredients and mix until smooth. Serve and enjoy.

3. Pasta salad with tomatoes and tofu

This pasta salad with tomatoes and tofu recipe requires only 6 ingredients and can be made in just 30 minutes!

Ingredients:

2 cup gluten-free pasta
1/4 tsp.turmeric powder
2 tomatoes, diced
1 cup tofu, diced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 large carrot, chopped
1 green onion, sliced
1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.Drain and set aside. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients together. Serve and enjoy.

4. Delicious bean and turmeric soup

This delicious bean and turmeric soup recipe is the perfect comfort soup for cold winter days!

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 medium carrot, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 cups beans, canned, drained and rinsed
½ tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. turmeric powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
3 cups vegetable broth

Instructions:

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes. Add the carrot and cook for 15 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Add the broth, turmeric, and ginger and cook for 20 minutes. Serve warm.

5. Turmeric banana muffins

Store-bought muffins are loaded with sugar, fat, processed ingredients and calories. These muffins are a great alternative to store-bought ones.

Ingredients:

2 cups gluten-free flour
½ tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. turmeric
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 bananas, mashed
4 tbsp. maple syrup
1 cup yogurt
1 cup milk

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375 F. In a bowl, combine the milk, yogurt, maple syrup, and bananas. In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Mix the dry and the wet together. Lightly oil your muffin tray. Divide the mixture evenly to the muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes. Enjoy your meal.

5 Delicious Turmeric Recipes