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Recipes from Ingredient: Tomato

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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Kerala Ishtu – Chicken and Coconut Stew

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This Indian chicken and coconut ishtu is a fragrant and spicy stew. It has its origins in the western heritage of Kerala. You can also make this stew with red meat or keep it entirely vegetarian. With the addition of some vegetables, this creamy curry-like chicken will make a flavourful ...

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Panzanella – Tomato and Bread Salad

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Panzanella is an Italian salad, more precisely from Tuscany, made mainly with stale bread and tomatoes. It used to be a summer salad but nowadays we have tomatoes all year round and, instead of stale bread, we can use fresh bread, cut into cubes and grilled (croutons). Although it is ...

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Dobara Biskra – Spicy chickpeas and broad Beans dish

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Dobara is a spicy and tanguy soup-like dish that can be eaten at room temperature, or hot (in winter). It originated in Biskra, a town located in North East of Algeria (at the beginning of the Sahara desert). Dobara is a delicious and a quite nutritious vegetarian meal! My daughter ...

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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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Texan-Mexican (Tex-Mex) Chicken Drumsticks and Rice

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The cuisine that is called Tex-Mex comes from Texans of Mexican heritage who lived in Texas before it became part of USA and also from Mexican immigrants who came later, largely from Northern Mexico. It is basically Mexican but has some variations and tends to be less hot and complex ...

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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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Lentils Salad and Sautéed Prawns

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Lentils and prawns are two ingredients that are good sources of protein and other beneficial nutrients. Lentils are known to be part of the world’s healthiest foods. They are low in calories and high in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Prawns are also low in calories (low fat) and contain numerous ...

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Arroz de Marisco – Seafood Rice

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A Mozambican friend of mine made this tasty dish which, she said, originated from Portugal. Mozambique was a Portuguese colony until 1975. It is a simpler version of the Spanish paella as it uses only seafood such as prawns, mussels, clams… The seafood I used for this recipe is a ...

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Baba Ghanouj (grilled eggplant salad)

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In Lebanon, you have 2 different dishes made with grilled smoky eggplants: Baba Ghanouj and Mutabbal. Baba Ghanouj (actual recipe) is made with grilled eggplants, tomatoes, onions, some herbs, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil, but no tahini (sesame paste). Mutabbal is the dish that is made with grilled eggplants ...

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