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$1.29 per serving
Ready in 8 hours and 30 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 55%
If you want to add more gluten free and dairy free recipes to your collection, Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup might be a recipe you should try. For $1.29 per serving, you get a main course that serves 8. One serving contains 355 calories, 20g of protein, and 20g of fat. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Autumn. 12362 people have tried and liked this recipe. This recipe from Allrecipes requires onion, pepper, cilantro, and garlic. To use up the vegetable oil you could follow this main course with the Vegan Banana Bread as a dessert. Overall, this recipe earns a good spoonacular score of 55%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup, Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup.
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Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).
Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.
Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.
Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!
Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.
You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.
To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.