Adzuki Bean Minestrone
Adzuki Bean Minestrone is more of a hearty vegetable and pasta stew than a soup.
Eat-With-Your-Fingers Vegetable Rainbow
You can serve this vegetable mixture over brown rice, couscous or angel hair pasta.
Mock Lobster Salad
Use this tofu-based salad to fill fresh hot dog buns or layer it between slices of your favorite bread.
A stew made with cabbage, carrots, potatoes and paprika, this vegetarian version is loads lighter than the traditional version using chicken fat and dairy cream.
Spicy Black Bean Dip
For a fat-free version, eliminate the olive oil. This spicy dip will keep 1 week in your refrigerator.
Vegetarian Dirty Rice
A heart-healthy rice dish that gets its color from red beans and tomato paste.
Spring Couscous with Asparagus and Mandarin Oranges
The combination of crisp green asparagus tips, peas and comforting couscous makes a wonderful entree or room-temperature salad.
Grilled Pepper Salsa
The salsa can be prepared with oven-roasted peppers, but the flavor will be milder than if you grill them.
Use this sofrito to brush portobello mushrooms or 1/2-inch-thick slices of firm tofu or eggplant. Then grill or broil them.
Rice and Vegetable Packets
Lots of healthy vegetables and brown rice are steamed in a convenient foil packet in your oven.