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  Contact : 03 9592 2177

“HEALTH IN A BOWL”

Fresh Ingredients

  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 2 parsnips, diced
  • 1 swede, diced
  • Thyme
  • Bay leaves
  • Parsley
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 1 small cabbage ,chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • Chives
  • 400gm lean, thick cut ham on the bone (or leave out for vegetarian option)

Stores

  • 2.5 litres chicken stock
  • 4 tbs pearl barley
  • 2 tbs Puy lentils
  • 440g can kidney beans

 Method

Put ham in saucepan, cover with stock and bring to the boil, then add pearl barley and lentils.  Bring back to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes.  Add onions, carrot, parsnip, swede, thyme and bay leaves with a good grind of black pepper.

Return to the boil and simmer another 15 minutes.  Add the potatoes and cabbage, return to the boil and simmer for another 15 minutes.  Add chopped leak and two handfuls of chopped parsley and cook for another 5 minutes.

Now add the beans, warm through, ladle into bowls and sprinkle with chopped chives.

STEPS TO PREVENT SPREAD OF COVID-19

Thank you to our patients attending the practice during the Covid-19 pandemic. Your understanding and cooperation with the everchanging policies and procedures we have in place to protect us all and ensure we comply with government guidelines is very much appreciated.

It is important not to neglect your cardiac health during this crisis and we remain committed to providing all our usual services.

If you have symptoms of fever, chills/sweats, cough, runny nose, sore throat, shortness of breath, muscle soreness, loss of sense of smell and taste- we advise you get tested and if needed contact your GP or local Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND OUR PRACTICE if you have any of the symptoms above or have recently tested Covid-19 positive or awaiting Covid-19 test result or been in contact with someone who has. Please call our team on 9592 2177 to advise. We offer telehealth consulting so you can remain in direct contact with your cardiologist when you cannot attend.

Other measures we are taking include:

We include the following links for your reference:
https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/search/%22covid-19%22
https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus