Tag: vegetables

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

This easy asparagus recipe is a delicious side dish. Asparagus stalks are briefly steamed, then topped with a brightly flavored tomato and olive salsa that is seasoned with za’atar spice blend, fresh garlic, and vinegar or fresh lemon juice. Za’atar Spice Blend with Vegetables Za’atar 

Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

Next time you’re looking to add to your collection of easy vegetarian recipes, turn to this Mediterranean-style beans and greens recipe. This versatile dish uses simple pantry ingredients for an aromatic and filling meal that is sure to become a favorite. Easy Vegetarian Recipes This 

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

This lentil soup recipe combines warming aromatic spices with lentils, yellow split peas, and seasonal vegetables for a subtly spicy, velvety lentil stew that will leave your house smelling amazing and your belly fully satisfied. One of My Favorite Indian Cookbooks One of my favorite 

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

This romaine salad recipe is one of my favorite go-to weeknight recipes. Combining crisp romaine lettuce with fresh mint and parsley offers a refreshing twist to uninspired green salads. Sprinkling in some za’atar spice blend adds tartness, nuttiness, and a touch of salt for an 

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

This roasted cauliflower salad recipe cooks cauliflower to nutty sweet perfection. Add sweet caramel-y dates, fresh mint, crunchy pine nuts, and salty feta for a refreshing salad perfect for your next weeknight dinner or friends gathering. Spice Roasted Cauliflower I love roasting cauliflower because its 

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

This lemon arugula pasta recipe with za’atar is a perfect dish to make for a hot summer night. I like to make it in the morning before the heat has set in for the day. My future self ALWAYS thanks my past self for having 

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

This Santa Maria-style tomato and peach salsa recipe is one of my favorite summer recipes. Fragrant, ripe tomatoes and peaches are combined with celery and peppers for a salsa classically served to accompany beef tri-tip. How to Make Peach Salsa While peaches may seem like 

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

This marinated carrot salad recipe uses shredded carrots and blends them with cumin to create a vibrant and refreshing side salad. Make it in advance and serve with your favorite main dish. What Spices Go Well with Carrots? There are many spices that complement the 

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

This pan-roasted zucchini and cherry tomato recipe is a simple side dish of big hunks of zucchini browned to perfection, bursts of cherry tomato, whole garlic cloves made soft and buttery, and a sprinkling of ground coriander and coarse sea salt to finish it off. 

How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags

How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags

Learn how to store vegetables without plastic bags, it’s simple! Just a few simple swaps in your kitchen will have you on your way to plastic-free. How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags Like anything new, learning to store vegetables without plastic bags takes some 

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, 

Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

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 

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. Cooking with Toasted Sesame Oil The main flavor profile in this dressing is 

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, 

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Cooking up a batch of this smoky black bean chili recipe on the weekend ensures a warm and comforting meal at your fingertips throughout the week. Using Pantry Ingredients I love this recipe for weekly meal planning. It comes together quickly with simple pantry ingredients, 

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

In this cabbage salad recipe, 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 on hand to enjoy 

Mediterranean Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce

Mediterranean Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce

In this Mediterranean cauliflower recipe with tahini sauce, spiced cauliflower florets are roasted to perfection and served with a creamy nutty tahini sauce. Another Favorite Cookbook The tahini sauce in this recipe is special as it includes chard stems. The chard stem tahini sauce recipe 

Cornmeal Pie Recipe with Greens and Leeks

Cornmeal Pie Recipe with Greens and Leeks

Wondering how to prepare leeks? This cornmeal pie recipe with greens and leeks is flavored with rich Turkish chili flakes and fresh mint. The result is a satisfying vegetarian and gluten-free main dish. How to Prepare Leeks Since leeks often have dirt hidden in their