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Archive for the ‘Pasta’ Category
Silken tofu provides the base for this delicious pesto sauce made without oil or cheese.
3 ounces dry angel hair pasta
1 pound asparagus, cut diagonally into 2 inch pieces (I got 10 ounces after breaking off the tough lower stalks)…
1 lb pasta (your favorite pasta – rigatoni, shells, macaroni, etc.)
2 carrots, chopped (1/2 cup)…
This recipe originally called for 2 Tbs. olive oil to go in as well (I guess in the dressing), but I left it out and it was great. I think this would also work with any other grain you would like–brown rice, amaranth, millet, barley…I love dill, but you could add whatever fresh herb you have growing in your garden!
This next one is like a spring-roll, without the hassle of spring rolls! It puts it into salad form, which I think is a great idea.
This simple salad is hearty enough to serve as a main dish.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest calls home-made spaghetti sauce “better than bottled.” I call it “easier than you think.” Contrary to what I’ve found in a lot of overpriced cookbooks, pasta sauce works just fine if you let it cook for just as long as it takes your pasta to boil.
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup vermicelli, crushed…
15 1/2 ounces red kidney beans — (1 can) drained
8 ounces tomato sauce — (1 can)…
My favorite pasta recipe is a creamy basil sauce over any kind of pasta.
If couscous is not available, this easy dish can be served over whole grains, such as millet, quinoa, or brown rice.
1 small onion, chopped
3 carrots, chopped…
Arrange the noodles on, and garnish with sesame seeds and chinese parsley.
1 pound spaghetti
1 pound vegetables — cut for stir-fry (can use frozen vegetables; I like a mixture that includes broccoli and carrots) …
- Oil-Free Baked Portobello FriesDo you know why vegan cooks are so creative? I think it’s because we’re constantly being tempted by interesting dishes on restaurant menus that are “vegan except for.” You know, the chickpea appetizer that is vegan–except for chicken broth. Or the hash browns that are vegan–except they’re cooked on a griddle alongside bacon. Or the portobello fries […]
- Aqua Fava Carob Pieces (Vegan, Gluten and Oil Free)Though I’ve gotten a lot less fussy (or maybe lazy) in my cooking habits, from time to time I still can’t resist my proclivity for vegan adaptations of things I know I should never eat in their original form. This experiment is that a couple times over, since most of you can eat a few […]