Santiago Dried Vegetarian Refried Beans The package recommends 1/2 gallon boiling water per package of beans, to let set covered for 25 minutes. If you want a thinner refried bean, then increase the amount of boiling water. It's a great product. Use wherever you would traditionally use refried beans. Or get creative by adding herbs, … Continue reading Santiago Dried Vegetarian Refried Beans
STEVE'S DERBY STEW Mushroom, black bean and tomato stew with fresh garlic, white wine and cilantro. Makes 18 cups 2 T. olive oil 1 T. margarine 24 oz. fresh mushrooms (white and/or baby portobellos), washed, trimmed and quartered (if large, then cut into 6ths) 2 med. sized sweet onions, peeled, then diced into 1/2 inch … Continue reading STEVE’S DERBY STEW
SLOPPY JOE CHILI BEAN SOUP A thick, fragrant, big flavor vegetable bean soup with orzo pasta. Hearty like a chili! Makes 18-1/2 cups 3 T. corn oil 4-6 sm. yellow onions, diced into ½ inch squares 4 c. fresh cut green cabbage, ¾ inch squares 1 t. salt 2, 14.5 oz. cans sliced carrots including … Continue reading SLOPPY JOE CHILI BEAN SOUP
TOMATO, VEGGIE, HERB AND SPICE SOUP Served with orzo pasta. Simply made and simply delicious! Grape leaves, a surprising addition. A soup designed for restaurants! Makes 32 cups 106 oz. can whole Italian peeled tomatoes in tomato puree with basil leaf; yes, you read it correctly, it’s 106 oz. (I used San Marzano brand); cut tomatoes … Continue reading TOMATO, VEGGIE, HERB AND SPICE SOUP
TOMATO CARROT HERB SOUP for restaurants Made with vegetarian beans, roasted peppers, corn and spinach. Seasoned with garlic, basil, coriander and mint. Served with a lemon slice float! Makes 37 cups 6 lb. 6 oz. can GFS Stewed Tomatoes including liquid; remove 3-4 c. solids plus liquid from can, and blend in blender till pureed … Continue reading TOMATO CARROT HERB SOUP for restaurants
TOMATO RICE STEW for restaurants with cabbage, baby carrots, baked beans and roasted peppers. Seasoned with garlic, caraway and ginger. Sweet, tart and mildly spicy! Gluten-free and fat-free!! Makes approx. 33 cups 6 lb. 6 oz. can stewed tomatoes 1 lb. baby carrots 1 sm. green cabbage, outer leaves removed, cored and cut into 1 … Continue reading TOMATO RICE STEW for restaurants
KALAMATA RED GRAVY Greek olives, beets, onion soup mix, extra virgin olive oil and spices combine to create a light, salty, savory gravy that everybody will love - vegans and animal-eaters alike! Makes about 4 cups 3-1/2 c. water 1 envelope from a 2 oz. box onion soup mix (I used 4C brand) 14.5 oz. … Continue reading KALAMATA RED GRAVY
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PINEAPPLE PINE NUT DRESSING Gordon Food Store brand Pineapple Topping combined with pine nuts, cacao beans, Napa Valley Naturals Champagne Vinegar and maple syrup! Tastes like dessert. Serve over salad greens or fresh fruit! Makes approx. 4 cups 1/2 c. cacao (cocoa) beans, soaked in 2 c. water overnight, drain, reserving water 1/2 c. pine … Continue reading PINEAPPLE PINE NUT DRESSING
ROASTED BEET BURGERS Large roasted beets, cut into 1/2 inch steaks and served on a pumpernickel bun with veggie mayo, mustard, lettuce, Creamy Original Chao Cheese by Field Roast and Manicini Fried Peppers with Onion. A great way to enjoy a burger if you don't eat animals and can't find veggie replacement meats where you … Continue reading ROASTED BEET BURGER
PICKLE POT BEANS Beans, sweet pickles, Black & Tan beer, prunes, fresh ginger and soy bacon combined with smoky paprika, coriander, garlic, mustard and extra virgin olive oil. Beautiful achievements of flavors and textures! Rich in all ways! Served with fresh cilantro sprigs! Makes about 15 cups 117 oz. can Bush's Bean Pot Vegetarian 1-1/2 … Continue reading PICKLE POT BEANS
SWEET VEGGIE CREME FRAICHE A simple recipe for creme fraiche using only four ingredients! You'll love it! Makes 2-1/3 cups 12.3 oz. pkg. Silken style extra firm tofu 1-1/2 c. Rich's Non-Dairy Whip Topping (it comes in liquid form) 2 T. fresh lemon squeeze 1/4 t. salt Break tofu into pieces as you place it … Continue reading SWEET VEGGIE CREME FRAICHE
GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE Just Mayo Original and Chipotle flavors mixed with fresh green peppercorn, capers, extra virgin olive oil, Amore Garlic Paste, fresh lemon squeeze and garlic! Tastes better than the egg yolk based aioli! Serve as you would any other aioli. I chose steamed veggies: green beans, spinach and asparagus! Impressive! … Continue reading GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE
Looking for a fairly healthy but delicious holiday dessert that's easy to make and serves a bunch?