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Asian Egg and Spinach

Dan Kingsbury
This dish is common with lunch or dinner in Asia, though it makes a great breakfast too. It's also a great way to get kids to eat spinach!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup spinach sliced or whole
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 pinches salt
  • black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Beat the eggs together with the milk and spinach. Mix in salt and other seasonings (if desired).
  • Over large heat, begin heating the olive oil in a pan. Let the oil warm up for 15-20 seconds.
  • Pour the ingredients from your mixing bowl into the pan. Let cook for around 30 second, then turn the heat down to medium.
  • Option 1: To scramble, begin stirring lightly the egg and spinach mixture. Mix occasionally until the egg chucks are solid yet soft.
  • Option 2: To make an omelet, simply leave the egg and spinach just as you poured it into the pan. Wait until the bottom is slightly browned, then flip. Cook for another thirty seconds to a minute until slightly brown.
  • Enjoy!

 

 

Nepali Lentils and Rice (Dal Bhat)

Cathy Duncan - Friendly Counselor Wife
Nepali Dal Bhat is a dish made of lentils and rice. One can see how this comforting combination of flavors and heat, would be perfect on a cold day.
Cuisine Nepali
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tbs. Oil
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 pieces of ginger grated
  • 1 tsp. coriander seeds crushed
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 cup red lentils washed
  • 3 cups of water
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups cooked white rice to serve with dal.

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a large frying pan and cook the onions until translucent but not brown.
  • Turn the heat to low and add in the ginger, garlic, crushed coriander seeds, red chili powder and turmeric. Stir to combine for about 3 minutes or so.
  • Add in the red lentils and mix well with the onion mixture.
  • Add in the water and bring it to a boil and add in the salt and reduce heat to a simmer for about 15 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Stir in the fresh cilantro and remove from heat.
  • Serve with white boiled or steamed rice.
  • Enjoy!"
Keyword Dal Bhat, flavor, heat, lentils, rice