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Recipes With Course: Light lunch

Ladies’ Fingers or Okra in Tomato Sauce – Bemieh Bil Zeit

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This vegetable is also known as Gombo in West Africa. It has many health benefits such as vitamins A and C and is also a good source of magnesium. It’s a common ingredient in some creole and Cajun dishes. It’s not liked by everyone because of the “slime” that generates ...

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Spinach, Cheese & Puff Pastry Tart

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It’s a classic combination of fresh or frozen spinach, white cheese (Feta, Akkawi, Nabulsi…) and hard cheese such as gruyère or cheddar. I used the Akkawi and the cheddar cheese. It’s easy to make with ready made puff pastry and it’s ideal for brunch, lunch or light dinner. The best ...

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Potato Salad with Marinated Anchovies

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This French dish is easy to prepare and delicious. It can be served as a starter, a side dish or a light meal. It is eaten slightly warm, at room temperature or cold.

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Rainbow Rice Salad

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Whenever I have leftover rice I love to use it to prepare this « rainbow named » salad which is nutritious, delicious and most of all zesty. I recommend to keep it in the fridge for 1 or 2 hours before serving it. There are no accurate measures of ingredients for this ...

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Puff Pastry Pizza with Vegetables & Cheeses

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It’s easy, flaky, crispy, delicious and, most of all, quick to prepare if you use ready made puff pastry. When I tried it the first time with all the ingredients that I wanted to use, I was not sure it will work with this kind of pastry. It did and ...

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Prawn or Shrimp Cocktail

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Prawn or shrimp with cocktail sauce is a classic retro starter, introduced in North America in the 20s, and in the 60’s in the U.K. It became a huge culinary success worldwide and still remains nowadays a great treat. In U.K., the sauce is known as Marie Rose sauce and ...

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White Beans Soup

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This bean soup is hearty, nutritious and delicious. Perfect on a cold day! Beans are legumes, known to be rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Most of all, they are rich in vegetarian protein and, therefore, a good replacement for meat for vegans and vegetarians. In this recipe, I used ...

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Ratatouille with Added Chickpeas

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You certainly have tasted or at least know about this classic French vegetable stew, done with courgettes, aubergines and peppers. In my recipe, I add cooked chickpeas for extra protein, a must for vegans!

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Cauliflower Florets in Tomato Sauce

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To change from the steamed or boiled cauliflower, You can prepare this very healthy vegetable with tomato sauce. To obtain the right taste, you need to fry the cauliflower florets. The best is to airfry with 1 or 2 tbsp of olive oil. If you don’t have an airfryer then ...

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Mexican beans salad

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This salad is hearty, delicious, nutritious and colourful. It is an excellent meal for vegans and vegetarians as it contains enough protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. I use cooked dry beans (any type), chickpeas, corn and raw vegetables.

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