10 Vitamin A Rich Recipes

Vitamin A plays an important role in the growth of bones, immune function, synthesis of hormones, reproduction, regulation and vision. This nutrient is mainly present in orange vegetables, green leafy vegetables and fruits. It is most commonly found in sources of beta-carotene and retinol. Vitamin A helps in making the pigments for retina of eyes. Retinol is largely found in animal sources like eggs, dairy products, fish and fatty liver. The daily RDA(recommended daily allowance) of Vitamin A is 4,800 micro grams.

In this blog post, we share with you some tasty recipes that are rich in vitamin A.

  • Smoky Buffalo Burger

    Photo Courtesy: Ball Park Buns

    Sweet, beefy buffalo is combined with smoked cheese and barbecue sauce. Cheese is used to season the meat. It gives moisture and smoky flavor inside the burger. The serving size can be bulked by adding minerals and vitamins.

  • Italian Roasted Snap Peas

    Photo Courtesy: Cooking with a Wallflower

    This combination of leeks, tomatoes and sweet snap peas is Italian inspired and served with roast chicken and garlic grilled steaks.

  • Dijon Chicken Stew

    Photo Courtesy: Grubbin’ Pugs

    This delicious stew is prepared with pieces of chicken and tender escarole that is flavoured with Dijon wine sauce. You should try it with boneless and skinless chicken thighs or pork tenderloin.

  • Apple Turkey Picadillo

    Photo Courtesy: Heart Healthy Recipes – American Heart Association

    This Latin American staple dish is prepared with crisp apples and lean ground turkey. If you want to have a quick and healthy supper, try consuming it with brown rice or whole-wheat tortillas.

  • Chicken Tacos with Charred Tomatoes

    Photo Courtesy: Indian Events in Canada

    You can prepare this smoky and delicious dish by charring tomatoes in hot, dry skillet. It is best served with fresh spices and herbs. The tacos should be tried with reduced-fat sour cream.

  • Tom Yum Soup with Pineapple

    Photo Courtesy: RecipeLand.com

    Pineapple is added to the spicy, sweet and sour Thai soup. It can be had before light Thai curry or can be had as light lunch.

  • Chorizo-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    The delicious pork tenderloin is filled with chorizo, cheese and spinach. You have to cut the tenderloin into half, fill it and tie it with kitchen strings. You can serve it with sauteed red peppers that are tossed with parsley, roasted potatoes, sherry vinegar and capers.

  • Shrimp Po’ Boy

    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    This is a twist from the Louisiana’s favourite piles grilled shrimp and creamy-dressed cabbage combined with crusty bun. Po’ Boy uses bread that is soft inside and crusty outside. Both sides of whole-wheat bun are grilled to make it crunchy.

  • Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter

    Photo Courtesy: Once Upon a Chef

    When you roast these carrots with small amount of butter and cardamom, it gives them rich, nutty flavor and also making them healthy. It is very rich in vitamin A.

  • Mini Shepherd’s Pies

    Photo Courtesy: Celebrate Magazine

    These delicious pies can be prepared with little convenience items. They are baked in different remikins to give you perfect servings.

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