7 Whole Grain Recipes from Around the World

12th October 2016

There are so many different ways to enjoy whole grains. They’re incredibly versatile and can be included in almost every meal. Here at Whole Grain Goodness we love a bit of international cuisine. Here’s a list of our 7 favourite whole grain dishes from around the world. Starting with Mexico, we take you on a foodie tour of the globe, with healthy whole grains in each dish!

1. Mexico: Spicy Chicken Wholemeal Tortilla Stack Recipe

This dish is quick and easy meal to make, and a great way to enjoy whole grain! The spicy chicken filling has a real kick. It’s delicious served with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of coriander.

Spicy Chicken Wholemeal Tortilla Stack Recipe

2. India: Spiced Steak Chapatti Wraps with Raita Recipe

Chapattis are traditionally made with whole grain flour, so this is an authentic Indian way to get more whole grain in your diet. This dish also contains just 290 calories, so makes a healthy midweek meal. If things get too hot, why not add a spoonful of mint raita to your chapatti to cool down the spicy steak!

Wholemeal Chicken Tortilla Wraps

3. Italy: Tomato & Basil Meatballs Recipe

Next, the Mediterranean… Spaghetti and Meatballs is a solid family favourite, and by using whole grain pasta you can make this dish even better. Why not try using turkey or lamb mince as an alternative to beef.

Tomato & Basil Meatballs Recipe

4. Vietnam: Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

These low fat spring rolls are so fresh and have a real zing to them. Enjoy a taste of Asia for lunch, by combining wholegrain noodles and chicken, which is sure to keep you going until dinner time!

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

5. Middle East: Middle Eastern Lamb & Quinoa Patties Recipe

As this tasty dish includes quinoa and pitta bread, you’re getting a whopping two portions of whole grain per serving! Try spooning some Tzatziki in to your pitta, which complements the lamb perfectly.

Middle Eastern Lamb & Quinoa Patties Recipe

6. Thailand: Thai Turkey Burgers in Wholemeal Baps Recipe

These turkey burgers are delicious and also low in saturated fat, which combined with the portion of whole grain you get from the baps, make a healthy choice for dinner!

Thai Turkey Burgers in Wholemeal Baps Recipe

7. China: Chinese Beef Stir Fry Recipe with Wild Rice

We end our world tour in China, with a quick and easy beef stir fry. The brown and wild rice combo is delicious, and if you don’t have wild rice why not try adding some finely chopped spring onions to brown rice instead!

Chinese Beef Stirfry Recipe with Wild Rice
We hope you enjoyed the journey as much as we did, and can see just how easy it is to include wholegrain in a wide variety of dishes!

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