Archive for the ‘Rice and Grains’ Category

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Double Mushroom Barley Soup

2 teaspoons water
1 teaspoon finely minced garlic…

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Creamy Cruciferous Risotto

An easy, healthy risotto made with cooked brown rice and cruciferous vegetables.

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Yellow Split Pea and Basmati Pilaf

1 cup basmati rice
1/2 cup split peas — yellow…

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Quinoa, Bean, and Vegetable Stew

1 1/2 cups diced leek
1/2 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup diced zucchini…

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Ratatouille Bake

This one is very easy to make, and is easy to make ahead, which is good for families. I use brown rice, so I let it cook a while longer so that it would be done (about an hour).

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Zucchini-Rice Casserole

5 cups thinly sliced zucchini
1 cup finely chopped onion…

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Wild Rice and Sweet Potatoes

1 cup of cooked Wild Rice
1 cup of cooked Basmati Rice…

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Wild Rice with Seitan

2 cups cooked wild rice
1 red onion…

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Wild Rice Salad

2 cups cooked wild rice
0.5 cup frozen green peas…

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Vggiegirl’s Cranberry Rice

1C brown, wild, mixed rice (Tonite I used red rice from Lundberg)
1/2 leek, white part only. Slice, then dice into quarters…

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Veggie Paella

1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
1-2 pinches saffron threads (or you can cheat and use turmeric…1/4 tsp or so)…

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Burger

These were marvelous baked in the oven and put on buns with lots of rhubarb chutney and tomato and lettuce. I have not yet played with the amounts to come up with how to convert it to a “meat”loaf or “meat”balls but I bet it would be good that way.

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Tomato Risotto

1 can of tomatoes
2 handful of frozen green peas…

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Sushi Rice Salad

I made this up based on a recipe of Bryanna Clark Grogan’s that was posted on the beginners’ board at VegSource. She used sushi rice, which is very refined, but I used brown rice instead. I took it to a party last night, and people seemed to like it even though it was very lowfat.

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Vegetable Sushi

1 cup short-grain, (glutinous?) Rice
1/8 to 1/4 cup Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar or “Sushi” Vinegar or Sushi Seasoning Packet (as a last resort)…

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