Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

Great vegetarian and vegan recipes.

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto Basil Pesto is a traditional Italian sauce made from basil, pine nuts, garlic and Parmesan cheese. Our Dried Pesto Basil recipe comes in handy when fresh basil isn’t available.  Letting it rest for a couple hours allows the dried leaf to rehydrate and get ready for your use.  It’s more of a spread […]

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Gourmet Baked Beans

Gourmet Baked Beans This Gourmet Baked Bean recipe is one I was given back in the 80’s. I’m not sure the source since it was passed around for years before I got it. It’s been a hit most of the time since it’s not your everyday, baked beans recipe. The evaporated milk gives them a […]

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Za’atar Smashed Potatoes

Za’atar Smashed Potatoes Za’atar Smashed Potatoes are a simple, yet delicious twist on oven roasted potatoes. We are always accused of using so many of our spice and herb blends on potato dishes, and it’s true. Potatoes are a versatile accompaniment to many dishes and many cuisines, which is why we try our many blends […]

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Hummus

Hummus

Hummus Hummus, or hummous, is a standard appetizer in Middle Eastern restaurants. You’ll also find it on other Mediterranean menus. We’re used to eating it in Lebanese and other Middle Eastern restaurants in Michigan, where most places make it plain, like this recipe. You’ll also find it as a side with entrees such as Shish […]

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Basmati Rice Pilaf

Basmati Rice Pilaf Basmati Rice Pilaf is a twist on traditional rice pilaf, since it is made with Basmati rice, mint, other fragrant spices and a touch of saffron. The spices and Basmati rice are all part of the Mediterranean and Indian/Pakistani cuisines where versions of rice pilaf is found. The additional spices create almost […]

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Vegetable Paprikash

Vegetable Paprikash Yield: 4 Servings Paprikash is pretty much the National Dish of Hungary, although Goulash might argue for that title. Our Vegetable Paprikash is a vegetarian variation of what is typically made with chicken. Goulash is made with many of the same ingredients, so it too is considered a paprikash. Both made with liberal […]

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Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans

Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans Servings: 4 This Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans is a great Summer salad. It is made to serve warm or at room temperature, but we have seen variations of this recipe served cold, especially when it is hot outside. If you are not a fan of […]

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Parmesan Portobello Mushroom Caps

Parmesan Portobello Mushroom Caps These Parmesan Portobello Mushroom Caps are one of our favorite grilling recipes.  We make them year round outside, or under the broiler if the weather isn’t conducive to grilling.  The Portobello Mushroom Caps are so meaty, they are used as a substitute for a burger patty in some vegetarian and vegan […]

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