Category Archives: Legumes

Sea bass with chickpea purée and parsley sauce. 5/19/20

This dish turned out looking a little garish what with the bright oranges and greens but it was quite delicious—a lot of work for the person dealing with the vegetables, though. And that was me! The original recipe is from … Continue reading

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Busy cooking days! 5/10 and 5/11/20

First I made some soup, lentil and vegetables. Why? Mostly because I had collard greens that were on their last legs in the crisper. I made it my usual way—sauté onions and garlic, add the celery and carrots, then the … Continue reading

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Split chickpeas with spinach and basmati rice. 5/9/20

It looks as though I was trying to match the split chickpeas to the rice! Good job, me! I guess what happened is that both recipes included turmeric. I made the split chickpeas (Chana dal) in the Instant Pot and … Continue reading

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Pinto bean tacos. 5/5/20

Happy Cinco de Mayo! To honor this quasi-holiday and because it is Tuesday we are having tacos! Since I am trying to do an every other day vegan/vegetarian dinner, we are preparing pinto bean tacos accompanied by cole slaw. My … Continue reading

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Mexican inspired salad. 5/1/20 #salad#chicken

I don’t know about you but I am not a fan of making salad. It always seems like so much work for a very slim reward. However, since we are in the throes of a week where the scale is … Continue reading

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Chana Dal with zucchini and cabbage. 4/21/20

Chana dal is made with dried split chickpea in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot. I do not know which of my dals I like better Chana dal or Afghani dal. They are both delicious. Chana dal is a little … Continue reading

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Red lentils, brown rice, and zucchini. 4/17/20

Following up on last night’s vegetarian/vegan dinner, here is another main course that can be totally vegan or vegetarian depending on your enhancements. I used light butter with canola oil to round out the flavors but you could use olive … Continue reading

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