Vegetarian

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

You’ll want to bookmark this roasted pistachio and yellow lentil dip recipe for your next gathering. Cooked yellow lentils are combined with roasted pistachios, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice for a tasty and unusual dip that is a total upgrade from your standard party […]

Easy Vegetarian Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

Easy Vegetarian Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

This easy vegetarian recipe combines cooked lentils and quinoa with cinnamon and cumin, which creates a perfectly delicious protein-rich topper for salads, or as a filling for sandwiches and pitas. Falafel-Like Patties When I have people over for dinner, I like making food that is […]

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

This easy asparagus recipe is so simple to make. Asparagus stalks are briefly steamed, then topped with a brightly flavored tomato and olive salsa, seasoned with za’atar spice blend, fresh garlic, and vinegar or fresh lemon juice. How to Choose Asparagus Asparagus is in season […]

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

A one-pot vegetarian meal is often the way to go for a quick dinner on a busy weeknight. This versatile Mediterranean-style beans and greens recipe uses simple pantry ingredients (also known as “odds and ends”) for an aromatic and filling meal that is sure to […]

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

This cauliflower rice pilaf recipe cooks up in under 15 minutes. It includes aromatic fresh herbs, warming spices, toasted pine nuts, sweet raisins, and riced cauliflower. This pilaf (the grain rice version) is traditionally used as a filling to stuff grape leaves (dolmas in Turkish, […]

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro mint sauce is an aromatic mixture of ginger, cumin, garlic, jalapenos, onion and of course, cilantro and mint. Called “new Indian Pesto” by Deepa Thomas from her incredible cookbook, Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine, you will want to put this sauce on […]

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

This tahini dressing recipe is one of my all-time favorites. This version tosses parsley into the blender alongside other ingredients. Tahini in the Pantry Tahini is made from toasted ground sesame seeds that are toasted and ground into a puree. It adds creaminess to many […]

Vegetarian Taco Recipe | Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

Vegetarian Taco Recipe | Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

This quick vegetarian taco recipe combines minced mushrooms and walnuts with ancho chili powder and other spices. The result is a meat-free taco recipe that you will crave every day of the week. Tacos For Everyone I’m pretty sure the “Taco Tuesday” craving is embedded […]

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

I love whipping up a simple salad dressing recipe at the beginning of the week. This pumpkin seed dressing uses pantry ingredients that transform into a creamy, nutty, and tangy dressing that can be drizzled on everything from salads to cooked veggies to scrambled eggs […]

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

I love versatile recipes like this roasted broccoli and snap pea recipe with toasted sesame dressing. Serve it up as a side dish, or as part of a rice or noodle bowl. Toasted Sesame Oil The main flavor profile in this dressing is toasted sesame […]

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

This hearty French lentils recipe combines French (du Puy) lentils with sage infused brown butter, tosses them in a maple-Dijon vinaigrette, and serves it all up warm in a baked winter squash, garnished with crunchy toasted walnuts. French Lentils French lentils are small and green, […]

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

In this cabbage salad recipe with sweet poppyseed dressing, thinly sliced cabbage and grated carrots are combined with a sweet and tangy dressing. The resulting dish is a satisfying crunchy side dish salad. Homemade Salad Dressing I am a firm believer in having homemade dressings […]

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

This Turkish-style carrot salad recipe is spiced with red pepper and garlic, and tossed in a tangy minty yogurt dressing. Enjoy as a side dish to your favorite main, or as part of a traditional Turkish mezze spread. Either way, this carrot salad recipe is […]

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with Chard Stem Tahini Sauce Recipe

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with Chard Stem Tahini Sauce Recipe

This roasted spiced cauliflower with chard stem tahini sauce recipe is a simple dish with a long title. It is a great way to use up chard stems, and the spice rub can be used on anything from fish to potatoes to chicken, or whatever […]

Cornmeal Pie with Greens and Leeks Recipe

Cornmeal Pie with Greens and Leeks Recipe

This cornmeal pie with greens and leeks recipe is a delightful combination of leafy greens and savory leeks, grated carrots and potatoes, all flavored with rich Turkish chili flakes and fresh mint. Overall the result is a satisfying vegetarian and gluten-free main dish. The recipe […]

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs

This roasted fingerling potato salad recipe with fresh herbs and lemon zest is a simple dish to pull together when you’re staring at an empty pantry and a few random ingredients in the fridge. Fingerling Potatoes Fingerling potatoes are one of 200 types of potatoes […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe with Balsamic Chutney Vinaigrette

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe with Balsamic Chutney Vinaigrette

This roasted sweet potato salad recipe combines warming spices with a sweet and tart vinaigrette, making a hearty vegetarian main dish that can be made ahead of time. A Perfect Vegetarian Main Course This salad is hearty enough to satisfy both vegetarians and meat eaters […]

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

This chickpea and butternut squash stew recipe with cilantro-lime gremolata combines aromatic spices with butternut squash, ginger and garlic for a warm and fall cozy stew. Topped with the 3-ingredient cilantro-lime gremolata, this creamy stew is perfect for a weeknight dinner and elegant enough for […]