Soups and Stews

Spicy Zucchini and Tomato Stew with Garlic and Mint

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Recipes, Soups and Stews, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Spicy Zucchini and Tomato Stew with Garlic and Mint

PrintSpicy Zucchini and Tomato Stew with Garlic and Mint 5 minutes45 minutesTotal Time: 50 minutes Yield: Serves 4 Ingredients2 tsp olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into 1-inch chunks 1 enormous zucchini, cubed (6 cups of cubes) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/4 to 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, to taste 2 cups cubed fresh tomatoes, seeded (do not peel), or 1 14-oz can chopped tomatoes 1/2 to 1 tsp agave nectar, to taste Kosher salt, to taste 1 tsp fresh mint leaves, or 1/2 tsp dried mintInstructions1) In a small (4-quart) tall-sided sauce pan,...

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Vegetable Quinoa Soup

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Vegetable Quinoa Soup

PrintAuto Draft 10 minutes40 minutesTotal Time: 50 minutes Yield: Serves 6 - 8 Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium carrots, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 small zucchini, chopped 1 yellow squash, chopped 1 1/2 cups fresh green beans, broken or cut into 3/4-inch pieces 1 box (32 ounces) vegetale broth (I used Pacific Natural Foods) 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil 2 cups cooked quinoa Salt and black pepper, to tasteInstructions1. Heat the olive oil in large, heavy-bottomed...

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Spicy Red Lentil, Tomato, and Kale Soup

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Spicy Red Lentil, Tomato, and Kale Soup

PrintSpicy Red Lentil, Tomato, and Kale Soup 5 minutes30 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Yield: 5 - 6 cups Ingredients1 tsp coconut oil (or other oil) 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 sweet onion, diced 3 celery stalks, diced 1 bay leaf 1 & 1/4 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1/4-1/2 tsp smoked sweet paprika, to taste 1/8th tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste 14-oz can diced tomatoes 5-6 cups vegetable broth, more if desired 1 cup red lentils, rinsed and drained fine grain sea salt and pepper, to taste 2 handfuls torn kale leaves or spinachInstructions1. In a large pot,...

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Curried Lentil Soup

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Curried Lentil Soup

PrintCurried Lentil Soup 10 minutes30 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes Yield: 4 - 5 cups Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1.5 cups chopped onion (approx 1 medium onion) 1 large carrot, chopped 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped (optional) 1.5-2 tablespoons curry powder (I used Arvinda?s) 1 cup uncooked green lentils, rinsed and picked over 4 cups water 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Kosher salt & black pepper, to taste (I think I used 1/2 tsp?) 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 lemon, cut into 6 wedgesInstructions1. Heat olive oil in heavy large skillet or...

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Vegan Lentil Dal Soup

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Recipes, Soups and Stews | 0 comments

Vegan Lentil Dal Soup

This spicy soup is perfect for colder weather. Ingredients 6 Tbs. vegetable oil 3 large onions (6 cups), diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 Tbs. ginger, peeled and minced 3 medium jalape

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Red Lentil and Squash Curry Stew

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Recipes, Soups and Stews | 1 comment

Red Lentil and Squash Curry Stew

Ingredients 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil 1 sweet onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp good quality curry powder (or more to taste) 1 carton broth (4 cups) I used low-sodium 1 cup red lentils 3 cups cooked butternut squash 1 cup greens of choice Fresh grated ginger, to taste (optional) Kosher salt & black pepper, to taste (I used about 1/2 tsp salt) Directions In a large pot, add Extra Virgin Olive Oil and chopped onion and minced garlic. Sautee for about 5 minutes over low-medium heat. Stir in curry powder and cook another couple minutes. Add broth and lentils and bring to a...

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