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SPICY PEANUT STEW

SPICY PEANUT STEW

This West African stew gets its distinctive taste from creamy peanut butter and chile-laced chopped tomatoes. It’s served over rice and garnished with watercress for a one-dish meal.YIELD: SERVES 62 Tbs. olive oil1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)1 celery stalk,...

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SMOKY VEGETABLE & WHEAT BERRY STEW

SMOKY VEGETABLE & WHEAT BERRY STEW

Wheat berries and dried white beans are cooked directly within this long-simmering soup, lending body and flavor to the broth. Feel free to substitute other beans for the white beans—heirloom varieties work especially well.YIELD: SERVES 4½ cup dried white beans2 Tbs....

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Pretty quick pinto picadillo

Pretty quick pinto picadillo

serves 4 Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients in this variation of the classic Mexican dish. Just a few require chopping, and some of those can be bought already cut if you prefer. You can also make this recipe with leftover rice if you have it. For a...

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Stir-fried tofu and vegetable teriyaki

Stir-fried tofu and vegetable teriyaki

serves 4 Some supermarkets carry fresh bagged stir-fry vegetables that can cut down on prep time. Another quick but fresh way to go is grabbing some fresh cut veggies at the supermarket salad bar. Frozen stir-fry vegetables are yet another option. 2 tablespoons canola...

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Curried couscous and vegetables

Curried couscous and vegetables

serves 4 Talk about curry in a hurry—this flavorful meal can be on the table in minutes. For extra color, add some grated carrot or chopped red bell pepper. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 4 scallions, chopped 2 small zucchini, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced...

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