Spice Level: 🌶️🌶️
Dirty rice is a staple in South American cooking, deliciously infusing aromatics into each spoonful which I think compliments the pepper tones of Cajun spice beautifully. Softened and refreshed by the creaminess of our home-made guacamole, I am confident that this bowl pairs perfectly with a nice cold cerveza!
Follow timing on MANNA package, this time varies by +/- 3 minutes depending on the level of your simmer and how cold your fridge is. You want to ensure that the internal food temperature reaches about 165°F/74°C, piping hot. Carefully cutting open each bag, begin by layering your desired amount of dirty into the bowl, followed by the tofu with roasted beans and a dollap or two (or three!) of guacamole. Sprinkle crispy tortilla on top - ole!
This cajun bowl is packed with protein, fibre, Vitamin C, and iron. Adding cumin greatly benefits the digestive system by stimulating digestive enzymes.
Protein: Tofu is a complete protein and provides all the essential amino acids allowing the body to form proteins necessary for growth & development.
Fibre: Fibre dense legumes (black beans, kidney beans, lentils), carrots, and tomatoes feed friendly bacteria in the digestive tract. helping to maintain larger populations
Vitamin C: Vitamin C helps prevent damage to cells and helps absorb iron in the intestine. Bell peppers have some of the highest levels of Vitamin C.
Iron: Eating foods rich in iron such as organic tofu and beans will help support transportation of vital oxygen throughout the body.
*Daily nutritional values are obtained from the Canada Food Guide and are based on three primary daily meals with intermittent snacking.