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Recipes from Ingredient: Oregano

Crab Claws, My Way

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Crab meat is packed with protein, vitamin B12 and other healthy nutrients. It’s slightly sweet and has no fishy aftertaste that some of us dislike. Crab is sustainable and is supposed to have lower levels of Mercury. I usually buy pre-cooked crab claws, fresh or frozen. Historians believe that crab ...

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Authentic Chili Con Carne

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This famous Texan-Mexican dish was the #1 dish on my Tex-Mex restaurant’s menu, in Africa. The name in Spanish means “Chili with meat”. We cooked this spicy stew from scratch and served it in big bowls, with homemade fried tortillas. It’s an ideal dish to serve to family and also ...

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Smashed Potatoes, My Way

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You will love these potatoes. They are crispy, garlicky, buttery, peppery and damn delicious! And they are perfect to accompany any main dish. The addition of shredded mushrooms will add more umami and crisp to this dish.

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Chicken Cacciatore – Chicken Hunter-Style

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This Recipe is Italian (Tuscan more precisely). The French have their own version, called “Poulet Chasseur”(same meaning) which is quite similar. I prefer though the Italian one because of some additional ingredients that I like. This dish is usually made with thighs and/or drumsticks, or also a whole chicken cut ...

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Baked Lamb Chops, on a Bed of Onions & Potatoes

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This recipe is a simple one-pan meal and a time saver! It is flavourful, perfect for a family gathering and nutritionally balanced when served with some greens on the side. There is only one advisable step to do before cooking the chops which is to marinate them at least for ...

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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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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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Mushrooms Stifado – Greek Mushrooms stew

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I have been told that there are many variations of this hearty vegan & vegetarian stew. This recipe is the one that was given to me while in Greece. It can be made with any type of mushrooms. It is simple to make and really tasty if you like mushrooms. ...

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Moussaka (Eggplant and minced meat casserole)

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Moussaka is a traditional Greek recipe, quite tasty and rich. It needs 3 stages: fry eggplant, simmer meat & tomato and finally cook the béchamel sauce. In this recipe I use only eggplants but you can also add fried slices of potatoes and alternate with the fried slices of eggplants. ...

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