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Recipes from Ingredient: Bell peppers

Stuffed Courgettes, Aubergines and Peppers

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There are a variety of vegetables that can be stuffed with either minced meat or a mix of rice and minced meat; also with rice and herbs in the vegan/vegetarian version. In Lebanon the vegetables used are courgettes, aubergines, sweet peppers, cabbage leaves, vine leaves, Swiss chard leaves, tomatoes and ...

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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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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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Potato Salad – Mediterranean Style

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We all know potato salad made with mayonnaise. This version is “healthier”, more colourful and has no mayonnaise. It is good as a vegan meal, on its own, or as an accompaniment to any meat, fish or chicken dish. You can add or replace the herbs that are in this ...

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Potato Wedges, Bell Peppers and Chorizo Picante

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This is a simple but very tasty dish which uses potato as its main ingredient and is ideal as a side dish or a light meal. For a vegetarian meal, just omit the chorizo sausage and use 1 tsp of hot smoked paprika instead.

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Kafta bil Saynieh – Oven Baked Minced Meat Patties and Vegetables

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This is my version of this very popular and hearty Lebanese dish. Usually, it is made with minced meat (lamb or beef), potatoes and tomatoes. But I always favour the addition of more vegetables. The vegetables I usually add do not have a strong flavour. Therefore, it does not spoil ...

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Classic Sweet and Sour Chicken

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I love Chinese food, and the sweet & sour dishes are amongst my preferred. It’s quick and easy to cook and suitable for a family or friends’ gathering. Serve it with white rice or Chinese egg or rice noodles and a side dish of Chinese style vegetables (check my choy-sum ...

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Cherokee Style Succotash

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This easy and nutritious bean and corn stew is initially a Native American dish. Succotash comes from an Indian word meaning corn. Now it is a staple in many parts of North America and is also popular in South America. The original dish is made with lima beans but it ...

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Zucchini and Bell Pepper Frittata (Italian egg-based dish)

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Frittata is an Italian sort of unfolded omelette done with beaten eggs fried with vegetables or cheeses or meats or any other combination of ingredients. Frittata is cooked in an oven-safe skillet because, unlike the omelette, it starts on the stove top but finishes to cook in the oven. it ...

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Frijoles a la Mexicana – Mexican Pinto beans

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Vegetarian “Mexican Pinto Beans” is the perfect nourishing dish that has it all: good taste, essential nutrients, low fat, high fibre and high protein (perfect substitute for meat). Pinto Beans are very popular in Mexico and are a common filling for burritos (wheat tortillas filled with various ingredients). Check my ...

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