Vegetarian Moussaka

Vegetarian Moussaka

This is a beautiful recipe – it combines a rich tomato-chickpea-lentil stew with a creamy bechamel sauce and roasted potatoes and eggplant.  It is, however,…

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Black Bean Stew

Black Bean Stew

I recently read an essay about eating beans in the book Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant, which is a collection of essays about…

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Drunken beans (frijoles borrachos)

Drunken beans (frijoles borrachos)

The tequila for this recipe adds a great, hearty flavor.  This recipe goes well with rice, but also with tortillas.  Adapted from Vegetarian World Classics….

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Hearty Tomato Bean Stew

Hearty Tomato Bean Stew

This is a great winter stew – very filling and delicious.  I used polish sausage to impart a smokey flavor, but this would also be…

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Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

This recipe is a spin-off of the Moroccan tagine, a North-African stew made inside of a big earthenware pot.  The original recipe I used can…

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Hearty Squash, Cabbage, and Bean Soup

Hearty Squash, Cabbage, and Bean Soup

I had a butternut squash and some squash laying around, so I decided to make a soup combining the two. I brainstormed a squash-cabbage-bean combo,…

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Lentil Sambar

Lentil Sambar

From Moosewood Low-Fat Favorites. This can be served as a side dish, or as a veggie-licious main dish. Goes well with rice and yogurt garnish….

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Burrito

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burrito

From Moosewood Low-Fat Favorites. A filling, healthy, and tasty twist on vegetarian burritos. Ingredients 5 c peeled, cubed sweet potatoes 3-1/2 c diced onions 4…

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Chana Punjabi (Indian Style Chickpeas)

Chana Punjabi (Indian Style Chickpeas)

From the New York Times. Goes really well with rice and Curried Braised Cauliflower (from a previous post.) Ingredients 1 T vegetable oil 1 medium onion,…

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