Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - Ingredients

If you always get the same items in your CSA basket, have a bumper crop of certain veggies, or stocked up on some canned goods at knock-down prices, you’re probably looking for new recipes to make eating the same old foods a little more interesting. Here to help are recipes organized by ingredient – find more by clicking an ingredient in the tag cloud on the left.

Spicy Vegetarian Recipes

Capsaicinoids, including capsicum, are the chemical compounds that give chili peppers their spicy hot flavor and can make your entire mouth burn. If you’re a fan of jalapeños, cayenne pepper, and other hot and spicy flavors, check out this index of spicy vegetarian recipes.

Spinach Recipes

Vegetarian spinach recipesI consider spinach a vegetarian staple. In addition to being a good source of vitamins A and C, calcium, phosphorus, and protein, spinach is versatile and equally delicious raw and cooked.

Squash Recipes

There are many varieties of squash, but the various members of the two main categories – summer squash and winter squash – are oftentimes interchangeable in recipes. Here are some great recipes for squash.

Sweet Potato Recipes

The terms “sweet potato” and “yam” are used more or less interchangeably in the US, though the two vegetables are in fact unrelated. Whatever you call them, they are plentiful in the fall and found in many delicious recipes.

Tempeh Recipes

Tempeh recipesTempeh, made from fermented soybeans, is a healthy and versatile source of vegetarian protein.

Tofu Recipes

TofuTofu is commonly used in vegetarian cooking thanks to its high protein, low fat, and flexibility of use. Here are just a few of the many different ways to enjoy tofu.

Tomato Recipes

TomatoesFresh tomatoes are one of the best parts of summer, and there’s no end to the possibilities of enjoying them.

Zucchini Recipes

At the end of the summer, there’s so much zucchini around that I find it difficult to eat it all without getting bored. Sound familiar? Here are some tasty ways to use up fresh zucchini (or courgette, as the British – and French – call it).

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