Vegetarian meals

Vegetarian Yemista

Makes 5 servings Hands-on-time: 30 minutes Total preparation time: 45 minutes 4 cups short grain white rice 5 Beefsteak tomatoes 5 yellow bell peppers 5 eight-ball squash Extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups cauliflower florets 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 8 porcini mushrooms, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 stalk celery stalk,…


Parsley Pesto

Makes 1 1/4 cups Hands-on time: 5 minutes Total preparation time: 5 minutes This recipe has all the elements of traditional pesto with a couple of crucial substitutions – parsley instead of basil and walnuts instead of pine nuts. Still, it goes wherever a basil pesto would. Toss it with cooked…


Giant Stuffed Mushrooms

Makes 4 servings Hands-on time: 15 minutes Total preparation time: 25 minutes When I was growing up, one of the more exotic items in my mom’s culinary repertoire was stuffed mushrooms. She would make them with cultivated white mushrooms, which were considered very elegant at the time, and stuff them simply with…