Vegetarian nacho burgers with nacho cheese sauce

Prep Time : 20 mins Cook Time : 10 mins Total Time : 30 mins   Servings: 3   Ingredients For the vegetarian nacho burgers: 30 g walnuts (~ 1/4 cup) 400 g tin black beans, drained (240g, or ~ 1 1/4 cups, when drained) 5 slices pickled jalapeño (red or green) 50 g cheese flavoured tortilla chips, roughly smashed (~ 1 1/2 cups, or ~ 1/2 cup when crushed) 1 tsp smoked paprika Salt Black…

Watermelon, Cucumber, and Burrata Salad

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small English cucumber (about 8 oz.) English cucumber (about 8 oz.) 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes (about 1 1/2 lb.) 6 ounces burrata cheese, torn…

Pineapple-Mint Salsa

Ingredients 2 cups 1/4-in.-diced pineapple (from 1 small pineapple) 1/4 small red onion, minced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Salt Preparation   Combine pineapple, onion, jalapeño, mint, and lime juice in a nonreactive bowl. Season lightly with salt…

Mediterranean Salsa

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 shallots chopped (about ½ cup) 3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 1/2 small orange or yellow bell pepper, seeded and minced (about 1/3 cup) 6 medium Roma tomatoes, diced (about 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper Preparation   1. Place…

Arachu Vitta Sambar

Mixed lentils with drumsticks, coconut, tamarind and spices. This sambar recipe is made with urad dal, tur dal and a little channa dal. Ingredients 2 tomatoes – chopped 1 cup yellow lentil (tur dal) 1/2 cup of drumsticks 1 onion – chopped 1/2 cup tamarind extract A pinch of turmeric powder Salt – to taste…

Tamarind Rice

A tangy rice dish made with channa and urad dals, infused with the flavor of tamarind pulp. Ingredients 1 cup rice-cooked ‘bite-like’ 2 Tbsp ghee 1 sprig curry leaves 2-3 whole red chillies 1 tsp asafoetida 1 tsp mustard seed 1 Tbsp channa daal 1 Tbsp urad daal,dhuli 2 tsp salt 40 gm tamarind-made into…

Aamras Ki Kadhi

Aditya Bal and his eager group of students get set to tackle Rajputana with a delicious Aamras ki Kadhi. A quick, easy and tangy curry. Ingredients For the Kadhi: 1 cup mango puree 1 cup kairi puree (raw mango) 1 cup thin buttermilk 1/4 cup besan mixed with some butteremilk, paste like 1/4 tsp turmeric…

Kalan Kerala Curry

Kalan is a traditional Kerala dish made during Onam Sadhya. It is a curry dish prepared using buttermilk, mustard seeds, coconut and raw bananas. Ingredients 3 cup thick butter milk 2 cups yam and raw bananas- cut into thin slices 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp powdered fenugreek seeds 1 tsp black pepper powder 1/2…

Buttermilk Sambar

Sambar is one of the most loved dishes in the south Indian cuisine. Lady finger and brinjal cooked in a sambar paste and buttermilk base. A tempting tadka poured over the sambar and served piping hot! Ingredients For the vegetables: 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 200 gms…

Recipe of Lemon Tart

A lemony dessert to end your meal on a fresh note. Tart cases filled with lemon curd consisting of lemon rind. Ingredients For the Tarts: 100 gm flour 50 gm butter 50 gm sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence A pinch of powdered almonds A pie dish for baking Lemon Filing: 200 gm sugar 125 gm…

Recipe of Baked Paneer Samosa

Samosa cones filled with a delectable and tangy paneer stuffing, baked perfect! Ingredients 6-7 samosa bases 250 gm paneer 1 cup peas 1/2 cup onions 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste 1/2 tsp chilli powder Salt to taste How to Make Baked Paneer Samosa Take crushed paneer, add chopped onions, fresh peas, ginger & garlic…

Recipe of Dum Aloo Lakhnavi

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 45 Minutes Fried potatoes stuffed with paneer, mingled in a rich, masaledar onion and tomato gravy. Perfect dish to dazzle a crowd. Ingredients 1/2 kg potatoes 100 gm mashed potatoes 100 gm crumbled paneer 1 tsp red chilli powder salt to taste 1 tsp garam masala 1 1/2 tsp…

AUTHENTIC SAMBAR RECIPE

INGREDIENTS Vegetables : Ash gourd – 100g, cubed Tomatoes – 2, cubed Drumsticks – 6 to 7 pieces -chopped medium size Lady’s finger – 15 to 20 pieces, chopped medium size Red Pumpkin -50g – cubed 1/2 cup – Toor Dal 1 small marble-sized ball – Tamarind (to be soaked in warm water) Vegetables such…

Grilled White House Pizza

“Sweet potatoes add welcome texture to pizza—and they’re delicious with tomato sauce!” — Cristeta Comerford and Sam Kass, executive chef and assistant chef of the White House TOTAL TIME: 1:15 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy SERVES: 8 Ingredients White Hamon sweet potatoes 2 Small Eggplants 2 tsp. red peppers ½ c. olive oil Salt and freshly…

Quick Sweet Pickles

“‘Beit Alpha’ isn’t your usual pickling cucumber, but it’s perfect for this eat-right-away snack.” — Deborah Madison, author of Seasonal Fruit Desserts TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy SERVES: 8 Ingredients .6 c. white-wine vinegar or apple-cider vinegar .3 c. sugar .13 tsp. salt 2 c. thinly sliced ‘Beit Alpha’ cucumbers (about 2 cucumbers)…

English Pea Salad

Eggs, mayo, and Cheddar cheese lend extra creaminess to this decadent side. From: The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Revival © 2013 by Alexe van Beuren. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 2 large hard-boiled eggs 1 yellow bell pepper 2 oz. Cheddar cheese ½ c….

Asparagus, Peas, and Tomatoes with Herb Butter

These garden-fresh vegetables are full of flavor. Sauteed lightly in olive oil and garlic then served with homemade herb butter, they’re the perfect addition to any meal. TOTAL TIME: 0:25 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 tbsp. chopped fresh chives 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. Freshly ground…

Corn Cake Stacks with Aged Cheddar and Arugula

Simple yet elegant, these sweet corn cakes topped with a fresh green salad and gooey Cheddar are the ideal summer dinner. From: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook © 2011 by Brent Ridge, Sandy Gluck, Josh Kilmer-Purcell TOTAL TIME: 0:35 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 4 Ingredients 2 c. fresh corn kernels ¼ c. finely…

Grilled Artichokes with Harissa-Honey Dip

A little sweet, smoky, and spicy, these simple grilled artichokes make an unexpectedly delicious appetizer or party dish. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 8 artichoke halves Ingredients 4 medium Artichokes 1 lemon ½ c. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. harissa 1 tbsp. Honey 1¼ tsp. Freshly ground pepper Cooking spray 1 tbsp. salt Directions…

Golden Gazpacho with Minted Cream

Fresh, mint-flecked cream is an elegant final touch to this summery soup of yellow tomatoes, peppers, and squash. From: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook © 2011 by Brent Ridge, Sandy Gluck, Josh Kilmer-Purcell Buy the book TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. yellow tomatoes 1 yellow bell…

Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

Light, juicy, and amazingly refreshing, this cool salad is just the thing to serve outside on a scorching summer day. TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 6 servings Ingredients 6 c. diced watermelon 3 Persian Cucumbers 3 tbsp. olive oil 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. Sea Salt 1 tsp. pepper ¼…

Sesame Watercress Salad

Fragrant, savory sesame is a beautiful complement to the crisp, peppery watercress in this salad. TOTAL TIME: 0:10 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 6 Ingredients 3 bunch watercress 3 stalk celery ½ c. coarsely chopped roasted salted peanuts 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp. seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tsp….

kale and delicata squash salad with citrus-maple vinaigrette

Massaged kale leaves topped with roasted delicata squash, pomegranate seeds, wheat berries, and pepitas. Perfect for Thanksgiving! Ingredients 1 medium delicata squash, seeded, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1/2-inch slices 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and pepper, to taste 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 orange) 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1…

Spicy Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Bowls

Healthy burrito bowls made with roasted sweet potato, green rice and black beans! This delicious, vegan dinner reheats well for lunch. Recipe yields 4 servings. INGREDIENTS Green rice 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1½ cups long grain brown rice 3 cups vegetable broth 1½ cup baby spinach, lightly packed ½ cup cilantro (mostly leaves, stems…

BROCCOLI QUINOA CASSEROLE

YIELD: 5 SERVINGS COOK TIME: 30 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 45 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 4 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable stock, or water 2 tbsp pesto sauce 1/2 tsp celtic salt 2 tsp arrowroot powder, or cornstarch 2 cups fresh organic spinach 12 oz skim mozzarella cheese, I used 16oz 1/3 cup parmesan…

Spinach-Artichoke Deep-Dish Pizza

Bake homemade pizza in a cast-iron skillet for irresistibly crispy crust. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 (5-oz.) container baby spinach, coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 c. ricotta 1 1/2 oz. Parmesan, grated (about 1/3 c.) 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4…

Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms & Collards

While both grits and polenta are made from stone-ground cornmeal (dent corn and flint corn, respectively), polenta tends to have a more toothsome, slightly coarser texture. TOTAL TIME: 0:35 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 3 1/4 c. vegetable stock, divided 1 1/4 c. polenta (not quick cooking) 4 oz. Fontina…

Cauliflower Bisque with Brown Butter Croutons

You can make croutons two days early. Just store in an airtight container at room temperature. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 2½ c. vegetable stock 1 small head cauliflower (about 1 pound total), separated into florets 3/4 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped 1…

Bucatini with Winter Pesto and Sweet Potatoes

Ready in under 30 minutes, this deserves a spot in your weeknight dinner rotation come winter. TOTAL TIME: 0:20 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges 1/3 c. plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black…

Carrot-and-Black Bean Crispy Tacos

Dig into vegetarian tacos with tons of fresh flavor. TOTAL TIME: 0:30 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, chopped 1 poblano pepper, diced 1 tsp. chili powder 1 (15.5-oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving…