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Tag - spicy

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.

Refried Beans

Refried-beansThis vegetarian version of refried beans is tastier and healthier than traditional ones, which are cooked in lard.

Spanish Rice

Spanish riceSpanish rice is a traditional, somewhat spicy side dish found throughout Latin America.

Dal

Red lentil dalDal is the Indian term for lentils, and in cooking refers to any of the many Indian dishes made with lentils. There are many variations ranging from simple to complex; this recipe is on the easy side.

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soupThis spicy pumpkin soup is a good way to commemorate Halloween.

Salsa a la huancaína

Salsa a la huancaínaA spicy sauce from the Huancayo region of Peru traditionally made with fresh cheese. This vegan version relies on nutritional yeast instead.

Caramelized Tofu

Caramelized TofuTofu with a spicy-sweet coating, fantastic with celeriac purée or mashed potatoes.

Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue sauceEasy recipe for a tangy barbecue sauce.

Kosherie

KosherieKosherie is an Egyptian dish of spicy lentils, rice, pasta, and fried onions. You have to cook each of these elements simultaneously, but each one is fairly simple.

Peanut Sauce

Peanut saucePeanut sauce is always good, but this peanut sauce recipe is also quick and simple.

Gallo Pinto

Gallo pintoGallo pinto, literally “spotted rooster,” is ubiquitous in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It refers to black beans and rice cooked together, and is served at every meal, surrounded by various side dishes. It’s easy to make and very healthy.

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