Vegetarian

Red Enchilada Sauce

3 March 2014

  1 medium onion, chopped 8 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. basil 1 tsp. chipotle 1 tsp. cumin 2 tsp. dried Parsley 1.5 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 cup salsa (the quality of the salsa definitely makes a difference in this sauce) 3 cups vegetable broth 2 […]

Bibimbop (with Grilled Chicken or Vegetarian Tofu)

19 February 2012

2 boneless, skinless Chicken Breasts OR 8 ounces extra-firm tofu, drained 1/3 cup water 3 tsp. rice vinegar 3 teaspoons sugar, divided 2 -1/2  teaspoons minced garlic, divided 1-1/2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger, divided 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 1 cup julienne-cut carrot 1/4 cup soy sauce (lower sodium is best) 4 tablespoons, […]

Spicy Hot Vegetable Alfredo

8 June 2011

1 zucchini, chopped 1 yellow squash, chopped 1 carrot, julienned 1/2 red bell pepper, julienned 2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped 5 spears asparagus, chopped into 1-inch pieces 1 cup green beans, chopped into 1-inch pieces 2 tbs. olive oil salt and pepper juice of half a lemon 1 tbs. DPF Italian Seasoning 2 shallots, chopped 1 […]

Red Pepper Pasta Sauce

14 May 2011

1 jar roasted red peppers (10 – 15 oz.) 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 block of cream cheese 2 cups milk salt and pepper 1. Heat a small amount of olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.  Add peppers, garlic, and basil; cook for 10 minutes, or until […]

Asparagus Soup

12 May 2011

1 lb. fresh asparagus, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 – 2 cups vegetable broth 1 tbs. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt pepper, to taste pinch of red pepper flakes 1 cup soy milk 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt juice of 1/2 lemon Parmesan cheese, optional Sour Cream, optional 1. Heat 1/2 cup vegetable broth […]

Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

6 April 2011

1 lb. dry split peas 6 cups vegetable broth 1 onion, chopped 2 stalks celery 4 – 5 carrots, chopped 6 cloves garlic, chopped 2 potatoes, chopped 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper 1/2 tsp. marjoram 2 bay leaves   1. Place all ingredients into crock pot, cover and cook on high for […]

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

13 March 2011

ENCHILADA SAUCE 1 tsp. olive oil 1 cup onion, diced 3 tbs. garlic, minced 1 tsp. mexican oregano 1-1/2 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 3 tbs. flour 5 tbs. chili powder 4-1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 oz. semi-sweet chocolate BUTTERNUT FILLING 1 – 2  butternut squash (2.5 lbs worth) 1 1/2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. […]

Southwest Bean and Corn Salad

12 June 2010

2/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. white sugar 1 tsp. ground pepper 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. chili powder 1/8 tsp. cayenne powder 2 tbs. fresh cilantro, minced 2 cups black beans 2 cups corn 1 – 2 jalepenos, minced 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, […]

Sesame Spinach Pasta Salad

9 June 2010

I originally obtained this recipe from my best friend Renee’s Sister-in-Law.  I misplaced the original, and now I’m not sure how much it has changed – but it’s damn good! 8 oz. rotelle pasta (or whatever you like) 1/4 cup sesame oil 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1/4 […]