black bean tacos with mushrooms

by Carla Lalli Music. ingredients 3 Tbsp grapeseed or canola oil 1 garlic clove, sliced 12 oz cultivated mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch slices (a mix of shiitake, oyster, and button works well) 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 cups cooked black beans 1/4 cup salsa of choice optional: corn tortillas (2-3 per person) sour cream or…

cacio e pepe

by Samir Nosrat. ingredients Salt 1 pound spaghetti, bucatini, or tonnarelli pasta Extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp very coarsely ground black pepper 4 oz pecorino Romano, very finely grated (about 2 cups) method Set a large pot of water over high heat and bring to a boil. Season generously with salt until it tastes like…

saffron butterflies

from Sundays at Moosewood. ingredients 1/2 lb farfalle 2/3 cup peas, fresh or frozen 2 Tbsp butter A few saffron threads (about 1/4 tsp) 1/2 heavy cream 3 oz bel paese cheese or Parmesan, grated method Boil pasta noodles in salted water. A few minutes before the pasta is done cooking, add frozen peas to…

saag paneer (but with feta)

Adapted from bon appetit. ingredients ¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp. ghee 2 Tbsp. coriander seeds ¼ tsp. ground cardamom 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 1½” piece ginger, peeled, chopped 1 lb. spinach (about 12 cups) 1 small Indian green chile or serrano chile, coarsely chopped 1½ tsp. fresh lime juice…

quinoa bowl with greens, sweet potatoes, and turmeric cream

A recipe for using leftovers! Pretty much any roasted vegetables, grains, and greens can be subbed in here.   ingredients TURMERIC CREAM (makes 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup sour cream FOR THE BOWL 3/4 cup cooked quinoa (1/4 cup dry quinoa + 1/2 cup stock…

chickpea tikka masala with green rice

by Kathryne Taylor. ingredients GREEN RICE 2 cups packed baby spinach (about 2 oz) 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper , seeded, deribbed, and roughly chopped ¼ large yellow onion , roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic , roughly chopped 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon fine sea salt 1 ¾ cups water , divided 1 ½ cups long-grain brown rice , preferably basmati, rinsed CHICKPEA TIKKA MASALA 1 Tbsp grated or minced fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic , pressed or…

savory indian second baked sweet potatoes

from Moosewood. ingredients 2 large (~8oz) sweet potatoes 1 cup diced onions 1/3 cup water, unsweetened apple juice, or orange juice 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 small fresh green chili, seeded and minced 2/3 cup diced red and/or green bell pepper 3 tablespoons…

smothered tofu burritos

adapted from Moosewood. ingredients 3 Tbsp vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 fresh chile, minced, or ¼-½ teaspoon cayenne 2 medium onions, finely chopped (about 2 cups) 1 red or green bell pepper, diced 2 tsp paprika 1 Tbsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp dried oregano ½ cup fresh…