My Green Cauldron

Category: recipes


Quinoa Tabbouleh

Serves 4 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well and drained 1 3/4 cup water sea salt, optional 1/2 cucumber, sliced and diced 3 scallions, chopped 1 cup tomato, chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint (parsley may be substituted if mint is…

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Spaghetti Sauce

A local grocer is closing after 114 years of business. Russo’s has brought the Grand Rapids area the best of Italian, Greek, & Middle Eastern Cuisine. They will be missed by many. My Grandma was an avid recipes collector, and…

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garlic green beans

Serves 4 1-pound fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped2 tablespoons olive oil4·cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes. Salt and pepper to taste l. Boil green beans in water for just 3-4 minutes; do not overcook. Or steam for…

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Paella Saute with Saffron

paella sauté with saffron Can Be Cooked In Under 30 Minutes Chicken-flavored Rice or Steamed Rice 3 ounces chorizo or other spicy smoked sausage, (tofu or tempeh?) diced   1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon olive…

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Vegetarian Gumbo

2 tablespoons safflower oil 2  tablespoons unbleached oil-purpose flour 1 small onion, cut into 1/4 -inch pieces (1 ½  cups) 2 celery stalks, cut into ¼ -lnch pieces (1cup) orange or red bell pepper, cut into ½ -inch pieces (1cup)…

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tangy spinach yogurt soup

1 hour from start to finish 1 tablespoon unsalted butter or canola oil 2 large white onions, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon coarse salt  ½ cup minced fresh parsley 1/4 cup minced fresh chives 1/4 cup minced fresh dill, or 1…

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Green Beans with Onions, Garlic & Tomato

Extra green beans from the garden? This recipe from Madhur Jaffrey’s cookbook World of the East Vegetarian Cooking. Green Beans with Onion, Garlic, and Tomato 1 ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut to 1-inch 2 medium sized onions cut…

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