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Quick vegetarian meals

Quick vegetarian meals

Baked Chickpeas with Fresh Cheese MAKES: 6 servings TIME: 40 to 60 minutes Fresh cheese called paneer in India and sold in many Asian and natural food stores is easy to make and is great combined with beans, especially with the tasty Spicy Indian Tomato Sauce. Paneer...

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Vegetarian benefits

Vegetarian benefits

White Bean and Celery Root Gratin MAKES: 4 servings TIME: 1 hour with cooked beans, largely unattended A good cold-weather dish, one that can be made with all sorts of vegetables. Add more Parmesan for a cheesier gratin or eliminate the Parmesan altogether (and use...

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Vegetarian diet plan

Vegetarian diet plan

Falafel MAKES: 6 servings TIME: 1 hour plus 24 hours to soak the beans One of the things that makes falafel different from other bean fritters is that it's made from uncooked beans. It's best when the beans are soaked for a full day in plenty of water; the result is a...

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Going vegetarian

Going vegetarian

Chickpea-Ricotta Gnocchi MAKES: 4 servings TIME: About 1 hour Like standard gnocchi (see Potato Gnocchi), these are small boiled dumplings. Since they're based on chickpeas, not potatoes, they're heartier and more nutritious. Another benefit: The dough is a little...

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How to become a vegetarian

How to become a vegetarian

Bean Croquettes MAKES: 4 servings TIME: 20 minutes with cooked beans These are fast, straightforward, and dead easy. Mix in some finely chopped vegetables, spices, or fresh herbs or change the kind of beans you use there are tons of variations. Though this basic...

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Easy vegetarian meals

Easy vegetarian meals

Baked White Bean Cakes MAKES: 4 servings TIME: 20 minutes with cooked beans If you've got leftover White Beans, Tuscan Style, you're in luck: Just drain them of any liquid and use them here. The sage and the extra garlic will add a great layer of flavor. But if not,...

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Vegetarian slow cooker recipes

Vegetarian slow cooker recipes

Bean Griddlecakes MAKES: 4 servings TIME: About 30 minutes A little more work than Baked White Bean Cakes (preceding recipe), but also more elegant. Use virtually any cooked beans here and see the lists that follow for some ideas about seasoning them and pairing...

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Healthy vegetarian recipes

Healthy vegetarian recipes

Mung Bean Pancakes MAKES: 4 to 6 servings TIME: 40 minutes with soaked beans Delicious, highly spiced, and nutritious pancakes (called bindae duk in Korea, where they're from) that are easy to love. Make them as large or small as you like and serve them with Soy and...

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Easy vegetarian meals

Easy vegetarian meals

Crisp-Fried Bean Sprouts MAKES: 4 to 6 servings TIME: 30 minutes Unlike Bean Sprout Griddlecakes, where the ingredients are bound together in a batter before frying, here the bean sprouts are lightly coated and gently stirred in the hot oil. If some stick together,...

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Vegetarian slow cooker recipes

Vegetarian slow cooker recipes

Chickpea Pancake Socca or Farinata MAKES: 4 to 6 appetizer servings TIME: 1 hour plus time for the batter to rest This is one of those dishes you can toss together in the morning and forget about until dinner. The flavors are simple but wonderful, and the pancake is...

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