59 posts categorized "Meatless Monday"

April 22, 2013

Slow cooker Moroccan lentil stew, from Taste and Tell

Moroccan lentil stew, vegan and gluten-free, from Taste and Tell (on Soup Chick).

I love cooking lentils in the slow cooker. You can let them go until they absolutely fall apart, or stop the cooking when the lentils are soft but still holding together. This Moroccan lentil stew, from Taste and Tell, cooks lentils, potatoes and butternut squash at the same time, allowing them to meld into a uniformly creamy stew, and adds green beans at the end to keep the beans just a bit crunchy. The seasoning comes from curry powder, which I don't usually think of as particularly Moroccan; you could substitute a Syrian or Arabic spice blend for a nice effect.

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April 14, 2013

Potato breakfast curry, from Morsels and Musings

Potato breakfast curry, from Morsels and Musings (on Soup Chick).

This morning, I nibbled a few bites of leftover green fish curry for breakfast. Not my usual breakfast, but entirely satisfactory, and I think you'll find this potato breakfast curry with poached egg equally satisfying. I love breakfasts that really wake you up, and I marked this recipe from Morsels and Musings to share with those of you who also like to start the day with a meal that has some oomph. Think of this as a version of Indian eggs and home fries, and open your mind to curry for breakfast.

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March 24, 2013

Soup Chick favorites: four green vegetable soups

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Spring sprung a few days ago, and all I want to do is dig in the dirt. The herb garden awaits, buried under the snow, and until I can get to it, I'm making do with last summer's pesto supply in my freezer, and occasional purchases of less-than-perky herbs and vegetables at the market. The good thing about those lackluster herbs and vegetables? They're perfect for green vegetable soup.

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  • I'm Lydia Walshin, a longtime food writer who lives and cooks in a real log house. If I could, I'd eat Chinese noodles, grapes, ice cream and soup every day.
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