How about a hearty, spicy soup for lunch? Prepare it in the morning and it will be ready at lunch. Pack a piece of naan bread and turn it into a meal.
<For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jar>Ingredients (serves 1):
*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst.
Preheat the food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat.
Cut string beans in quarters, bell pepper in small bite-size pieces, dice onion into half inch pieces and cherry tomatoes into quarters. Peel and cut sweet potato into 3/4-inch bite-size pieces.
In a sauce pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onion and sweet potato for one minute.
Add curry powder to the pan and cook for
another minute, then add string beans, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, and
vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, skin surface and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Discard hot water from the food jar and fill with prepared soup from step 4 until 1 cm below the ridge. Close lid, allow soup to set for a minimum ofhours and up to 6 hours. Enjoy!
Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling.