Tag: vegan

Orzo with Spinach and Peas

Ingredients: 1 lb orzo 2 cups water or broth 1 cup spinach 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped salt pepper Optional: 2 oz grated Parmesan Directions: In a large pot, saute garlic and onion in olive oil over medium heat. […]

Garlic-y Hummus

Ingredients: 2 large cans chickpeas (about 48 oz total) 5 cloves garlic, chopped 4 tablespoons garlic powder 6 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons reseved liquid from chickpeas ¼ olive oil Juice of 3 lemons Directions: In a large saucepan, heat chickpeas through. Drain, reserving liquid. Using the food processor, combine the […]

Mattso’s Gingery Yams

Ingredients: 4 yams 1 teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ cup candied ginger, cut into small pieces ¼ cup orange juice * Directions: In a 425 degree oven, in a dry pan, roast yams for about 1 ½ hours or until sugar is caramelized (you’ll see […]

What’s on Hand Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 28 oz can peeled whole tomatoes (cut up) 2 1/2 tablespoons oregano 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes handful fresh basil handful Italian parsley 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped salt fresh pepper Directions: In a medium sized saucepan over medium heat, combine all ingredients. Cook, covered until […]

Chile-Lime Sauce with Tomatillos

Ingredients: 1/2 lb tomatillos, husks removed 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/2 small onion, chopped 1/4 water 4 jalapeno (or habanero) peppers, seeded and chopped 4 cilantro sprigs 3 garlic cloves salt Directions: In a saucepan, sprinkle tomatillos with salt. Cover with water, bring to a boil. Cook just until […]

Too Many Tomatoes Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: about 2 cups of chopped plum tomatoes, fresh from the garden about 1/4 of a cup of olive oil 1/2 a large onion lots of garlic 1 lb pasta (cooked and drained) Directions: In a saucepan, heat oil and garlic. Add tomatoes. Place onion cut side down in pan. […]

Cucumber Sesame Salad

  Ingredients:  2 cucumbers, sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce toasted sesame seeds   Directions: Mix together sauce and oil. Toss with cucumbers. Sprinkle with healthy amount of sesame seeds. Chill 1/2 hour before serving.

Red Onion and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 3 red onions, chopped or sliced 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh chives 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil pinch crushed red pepper black pepper Directions: In a colander, lightly salt cucumbers and allow to drain in sink […]