outrageous herbaceous chickpea salad

adapted from Katherine Taylor. ingredients 2 15-oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 3 cups cooked chickpeas 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (about 1 bunch) 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped OR 1/2 cup chopped celery plus leaves 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice (from 1 to 1 1/2 lemons) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp kosher salt and…

strawberry crisp

from Bon Appetit. ingredients 2 lb strawberries, hulled, halved, quartered if large 3 Tbsp raw sugar 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp plus 1½ tsp. cornstarch Kosher salt ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 cup old-fashioned oats ⅓ cup sliced almonds ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ¼ cup all-purpose…

taco salad with creamy avocado-lime dressing

by Katherine Taylor ingredients TACO FILLING 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 cup water 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained, or 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans 1/4 teaspoon fine sea…

black bean and sweet potato hash

adapted from Moosewood. ingredients 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cups chopped onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 6 cups sweet potatoes (1/2-in cubes; I sometimes roast mine at 400F for 40-45min, turning halfway) 1 jalapeno, minced 1 Tbsp coriander 1 Tbsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 cup frozen corn kernels 1 1/2 c black beans (15…

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…

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…