High-Fiber Mushroom Barley Stuffed Savoy Cabbage Recipe
Mushrooms have long been well-known to have awesome health benefits of helping in losing weight as well as providing protection against diseases. Mushrooms contains fiber that can help in lowering bad cholesterol while its low carb content aids in regulating diabetes.
The high dietary fiber found in pearl barley helps in speeding up waste removal from the colon and bowel which is a great help towards helping to prevent constipation. Fiber is also great for supporting normal cholesterol levels hence benefiting the heart and help in reducing the potential risk of getting cardiovascular diseases.
The Savoy cabbage is very low in calories and fat yet extremely nutritious. It also contains powerful antioxidants that provides protection against colon, prostate and breast cancers as well as reducing the bad cholesterol in the blood. The Savoy cabbage contains vitamin K which helps promote healthy bones and overcoming Alzheimer's disease by limiting the neuronal damage inside the brain.
High-fiber mushroom barley stuffed savoy cabbage recipe
4 tbsp unsalted butter
2 mediums onion, chopped
1 celery stick, sliced
2 cups assorted wild and cultivated mushrooms, trimmed and roughly chopped or 2 tbsps dried ceps soaked in warm water for about 20 mins and 3 cups chestnut mushrooms
1 1/4 cups pearl barley
1 sprig of fresh thyme
3 cups water
2 tbsps almond or cashew nut butter
1/2 vegetable stock cube
Freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste
1 Savoy cabbage
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