If you're looking for a way to include more beneficial medicinal herbs and spices in your recipes, look no further! This step-by-step recipe featuring cayenne pepper is sure to give you the kick of flavor – and health benefits – that you’re after.
Just a few highlights of cayenne pepper's bodily benefits:
- It's vegan/plant-based, so it's great for people following a plant-based diet.
- Cayenne pepper is full of anti-inflammatory compounds that can help reduce inflammation in the body.
- Its high concentration of capsaicin helps improve digestion and increases metabolism, which can lead to weight loss.
- It has antibacterial properties that can help keep harmful bacteria at bay.
- Consuming cayenne pepper may even lower your risk of heart disease by decreasing cholesterol levels and improving circulation.
Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or weekend brunch, this dish will make your taste buds happy while doing wonders for your body. So let’s get started!
• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper
• 2 cloves of minced garlic
• 8 ounces of sliced mushrooms
• ½ cup of onion, diced
• 4 slices of your favorite bread
• ½ cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
• Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cayenne pepper, stirring for about 1 minute until fragrant.
3. Add mushrooms and onion, stirring occasionally until lightly browned – about 5 minutes. Turn the heat off and season with salt and pepper as desired.
4. Place the slices of bread on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top each slice with mushroom mixture evenly, followed by a sprinkle of cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
5. Sprinkle with parsley for added flavor and color, if desired. Enjoy your flavorful, holistic snack!
That’s it – a delicious and healthy snack that you can whip up in no time! Cayenne pepper adds a delightful kick of flavor while providing plenty of health benefits – so go ahead, indulge guilt-free! Bon appétit!