Tag: rice

Spicy Cabbage Dinner

Never in my days have I come across a cabbage recipe that had a Mexican flare to it.  My husband and I have always known cabbage cooked with sausage or tossed into stir-fry meals. Eating it cooked with tomatoes, beans, sweet corn, onion, cumin and chili powder was a whole new yummy experience.  We were […]

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Red Bean Gumbo Recipe

I will admit, OUT LOUD, in front of everybody, that I don’t like typical gumbo recipes.  I’ve eaten only two bowls in my life that weren’t drowning in a layer of oil. Thankfully, this delightful red bean gumbo recipe I have before you is nothing like the meaty gumbo versions.  This vegetarian gumbo doesn’t need […]

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Mediterranean Baked Rice

HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 4 to 6 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain rice 2 3/4 cups water 1 roasted red bell pepper 1 tablespoon oil packed sun-dried tomato, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled 3 tablespoons black olives, chopped 3 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh […]

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Tomato-Rice Salad with Chickpeas and Feta

This simple vegetarian salad recipe is so good, my husband had TWO bowls.  I did, too.  There’s something about the fresh taste of tomatoes and feta cheese together that makes it hard to stop eating.  The chickpeas add a creamy texture while the zucchini stands in for the crunchy bites.  I’d have to say that […]

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Brown Rice and Spanish Lentils Salad

If you like salads with a tangy dressing, this brown rice and lentil recipe is right up your alley.  My husband was all over this dish and went back for seconds. Try this whole foods plant-based recipe and let me know what you think. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 6 2/3 cups dry Spanish Pardina Brown […]

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Garbanzo Beans and Zucchini Dinner

This simple dinner recipe took hardly any time to pull together.  It’s full of fresh flavors with a little kick of good chili powder.  I’ve had access to plenty of fresh picked zucchini lately and I’m trying to find new ways to cook it up.  This recipe is like the Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas recipe […]

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Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas

When I get in the mood for chickpeas or garbanzo beans, whichever side of the tracks you come from, I cannot get enough of them.  I used to buy canned chickpeas until I learned to cook them in a pressure cooker.  Nowadays, I keep home-cooked chickpeas stored up in the freezer ready and waiting for […]

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Yellow Split Pea Dahl

This is my first Indian dish.  And it’s not half bad. ;D  The whole reason I made it was to try the taste of yellow split peas.  I’ve not cooked any yellow split peas recipes before.  Yellow split peas, I’ve learned, are also called yellow lentils.  Lentils come in different sizes and colors: yellow, green, […]

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Chick-Peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato

This is a complete well-balanced vegetarian meal that takes just about 35 minutes to bring together.  Chick-peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato is a mild tasting meal.  The tender chunks of sweet potato go very well with the earthy tastes coming from the chick-peas and greens. Although, I used mustard greens in this recipe, […]

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