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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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Polish Style Broccoli

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This recipe was inspired from the Polish dish of steamed cauliflower and butter-fried breadcrumbs that my mother used to make. It is healthy and quick to make. As an alternative, use cauliflower instead of broccoli.

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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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Mjadarra – Lentils and Rice

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In the old times, in Lebanon, Mjadarra was poor people’s food; nutritious and cheap. Nowadays, it’s everybody’s favourite and a popular dish when you want a meat-free meal. And of course, it’s an ideal dish for vegans & vegetarians. Lentils are pulses with many nutrients such as fibre, protein, vitamins ...

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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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Batata Harra – Spicy Potatoes

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This is another popular Lebanese dish. It is simply made with potatoes, coriander, garlic, chili… and it is highly addictive. It is also part of the Lebanese mezze and served in most Lebanese restaurants. The potatoes are diced in bite size cubes and deep fried. Should you not want to ...

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Braised Brussel Sprouts

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In the past, brussel sprouts were mainly used on Christmas time. They were served boiled and mushy! My husband hated them until I convinced him to try my braised “garlicky” sprouts. He is a big fan now! This recipe is vegetarian but can be transformed into a meaty one by ...

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Russian Salad (also known as Olivier Salad)

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This salad was initially invented by a French chef whose name was Olivier and who owned a restaurant, in Moscow, in the 19th century. There has been many variations since that time and the original recipe, popular in Russia, includes eggs, vegetables and meat (such as ham, or bologna sausage). ...

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Mutabbal – Grilled Eggplant with Tahini (Sesame paste)

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I have published earlier, on this website, a recipe named Baba Ghanouj, which is the correct Lebanese name of the grilled eggplant (aubergine) salad. This recipe is similar but is prepared with tahini and it is called Mutabbal, wrongly known as Baba Ghanouj! Tahini is a paste of white sesame ...

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