At Eataly's pasta and pizza counter, Mario Batali's team serves three different pasta shapes with a choice of about five different sauces ("made by some crazy dudes," says Batali). For the first time ever, he's going to let his customers match the sauce with the pasta shape. This sauce, an ever-so-slightly creamy ragù made with ground beef, pancetta and ham, is flavored with tomato paste instead of canned tomatoes.
One of the biggest mistakes I made last year when I decided to go vegetarian for a month, was not doing enough research before I made the change. Which meant I ended up struggling to have enough energy. Fortunately, a
Crisp on the outside and creamy on the inside, these salsa-topped cakes make a lovely vegetarian entree. They offer a great way to use leftover basmati rice; if you're starting with cooked rice, use about 1 1/2 cups. Add mixed greens to the plate for even more color.
These squares are dressed up with a sweet and tangy apple cider sauce and a dollop of low-fat ice cream; they also make a satisfying simple dessert or snack on their own. (Adapted from The Complete Vegetarian Handbook by Kathy Farrell-Kingsley; Chronicle Books, 2003.) Click here to visit the new home of KitchenDaily!
Fried rice meets all our requirements for a fast weeknight meal: minimal prep work required, quick to pull together, and deeply satisfying. We like ours with plenty of savory soy sauce and a kick of hot red pepper! Our version is vegetarian, but you could certainly add some shrimp or stir-fried beef if you like. Take a look!
The pumpkin is roasted in the oven with thyme, cumin and paprika before marinating in lemon juice to give it a truly delicious flavor. Layered with fresh homemade pasta, baby spinach and almonds this vegetarian lasagna recipe is really, really gooooooood!! To save time simply use fresh store brought lasagna sheets, found in the cold section of your supermarket or simply pre-cook dried lasagna sheets instead.
California version of the classic Spanish gazpacho recipe. Chilled soup made with ripe, uncooked tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, celery, onion, and seasoned with fresh herbs, Tabasco sauce and Worcestershire sauce.
My mother's signature Spanish rice recipe, a delicious accompaniment to steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas. Spanish rice is browned first with onions and garlic, then cooked in chicken stock with added tomato.