Craving curry but intimidated to make it from scratch? Here’s a roundup of four supermarket finds that are nutritious, delicious and pack in a flavorful punch, making it easier than ever to whip up an inflammation-busting, metabolism-boosting curry dinner in a flash.
(Each of the product websites has a locator feature to find stores in your area that carry it.)
Japanese Curry Noodles by Miracle Noodle Kitchen (vegan, gluten-free)
- Tear open the pouch to heat and eat. Serve as a side dish or with a lean protein.
- Ingredients include shirataki low-carb noodles, carrot, onion, coconut sugar, tomato, apple, coconut oil, ginger, garlic and curry powder.
- Per Serving: 80 calories, 2 grams fat, 14 grams carb, 3 grams fiber, 7 grams added sugar, less than 1 gram protein
- This product’s added sugar is slightly high, so if you’re watching your sugar intake, limit to a serving (half-bag) and serve alongside a lean protein and extra veggies.
Yai’s Thai Yellow Curry Veggie Bowl with Cauliflower Rice (vegan, gluten-free)
- Just add water! Serve alongside a lean protein or add in lean protein for a complete meal.
- Ingredients include sweet potatoes, riced cauliflower, zucchini, red peppers, cilantro and yellow curry sauce.
- Per Bowl: 130 calories, 7 grams fat, 14 grams carb, 3 grams fiber, 0 added sugar, 3 grams protein
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Kettle & Fire Coconut Curry Bone Broth (gluten-free)
- Heat and eat! Use a small serving as a starter or a larger serving (2 servings/one carton) as an entrée.
- Ingredients include organic chicken bone broth, organic coconut milk and organic Thai curry.
- Per Cup: 190 calories, 15 grams fat, 3 grams carb, 2 grams fiber, 0 added sugar, 12 grams protein
Trader Joe’s Almond Butter Turmeric Dressing (vegan, gluten-free)
- Think beyond salads! Use it as a sauce for lean proteins, veggies or low-carb “rice” and “noodle” bowls.
- Ingredients include almond butter, ginger, turmeric and black pepper.
- Per 2-tablespoon serving: 60 calories, 4 grams fat, 4 grams carb, 1 gram added sugar, 2 grams protein
Editor's note: Registered dietitian Molly Kimball offers brand-name products as a consumer guide; she does not solicit product samples nor is she paid to recommend items. This originally appeared on WGNO’s “FUELED Wellness + Nutrition” segment.