I made this dish back in my hippie days (in the seventies). “Diet for a Small Planet” was on the bestseller list, and vegetarianism was gaining popularity; a far cry from the Paleo trend of late. (Does sharing this recipe mean we have now gone full circle?)
Posts Categorized: Vegetarian
Pesto Pizza, New Deli Style
Back in the day, The New Deli made one huge sheet of Pesto Pizza on Fridays. A few of us still remember those days. Once in awhile, we make this recipe again, for New Deli parties. Sssh–don’t tell anyone! (It’s just for employees and family, ha…) Now, the secret to a non-soggy crust: A first layer of thinly-sliced mozzarella cheese over the dough. (We also add an egg, plus extra spinach to the pesto). New Deli secrets revealed!
Portabella Mushroom Burgers- Vegetarian Style
Use the mushrooms in place of hamburger patties, for a “meaty” vegetarian alternative at dinner. Or let the mushrooms cool off a bit, slicing into strips, and top a salad with ’em.
Enchiladas- Vegetarian w/Black Beans & Mexican-style Red Sauce
Old friends recorded “From the Land to the Table” for me, shown on local TV back in 2007 (+ re-runs on occasion). Make it easy-style by using a plastic bag over an oven mitt, to “mash” beans.
Moussaka: Greek Eggplant Recipe, Vegetarian (Or Add Lamb)
Looking for great eggplant recipes? This Greek recipe for Moussaka is well-seasoned, and is good as a vegetarian dinner choice. Hummus adds protein; brown rice rounds it out. Typically, it also has lamb in it; add grilled, ground lamb in with the eggplant if desired. To simplify, approach this recipe in steps. Hummus can be…
Chili Rellenos: Vegetarian Dish W/ Red (“Mole”) Sauce
To roast fresh Anaheim or Pasilla peppers at home, broil them or grill in very hot pan with a lid on it; turn the peppers as needed until all sides are blackened. Let cool, then peel off skin and remove core and seeds, trying to keep peppers as whole as possible. Canned peppers can also…