Category: Vegetable Dishes

Nov 11

Roasted Squash and Pepper Pasta with Cider and Chipotle Sauce

Apples let us savour the flavours of fall Each season boasts unique flavours and ingredients. The fall harvest, in particular, is known for apples, and Canada is known for its multitude of varieties – from sweet to tart. Each type of apple offers a distinct taste and characteristic, especially when it comes to cooking. If …

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Sep 01

Cauliflower Puree with Truffle Oil

It may take a bit of patience to master the growing of cauliflower in your garden, but the results are worth it. This versatile veggie grows best in the summer and fall, or if you prefer, you can find organic cauliflower at a local farmer’s market. Mash it with truffle oil, soy milk and white …

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Aug 27

Halloumi Kebabs

Halloumi Kebabs Recipe • 250g halloumi cheese • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded • 1 red onion • 8 large white or crimini mushrooms • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil • 2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh chopped coriander • juice of 1 lime • 1 clove of garlic, crushed • freshly ground black pepper 1. …

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Aug 22

Chef-approved summer salsa recipe

Fussy food isn’t right for dining al fresco. Instead, simple, easy and fresh is the mantra of patio entertaining this season. That’s why chefs and home cooks alike turn to everyday party favourites like tortilla chips as an easy solve for speedy and delicious summer-time dishes. Kevin Prendergast, the executive chef at the Toronto Hilton …

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Aug 18

Grilled Zucchini Rolls

One of the highlights of the summer season is the incredible bounty of fresh produce – and grilling these vegetables gives them a smoky, delicious dimension. Chef BBQ Naz, a grilling expert from Broil King, shares some simple tips for flavour perfection: • When preparing vegetables, slice them to expose as much of the vegetable to …

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Apr 07

Whole Grain Ricotta Mushroom Tart with Tomatoes

Whole Grain Ricotta Mushroom Tart with Tomatoes by Gourmandelle Ingredients For the dough: 150g whole wheat flour 50g cold butter 1/4 glass of ice cold water sea salt For the filling: 2 cups sliced button mushrooms 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 onion, chopped a bunch of dill, chopped 2 tsps dry thyme …

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Dec 23

Mediterranean Mushroom-Stuffed Tomatoes

Mediterranean Mushroom-Stuffed Tomatoes by Mardi Michels of eat. live. travel. write. Ingredients (Serves 4*) 4 medium-large tomatoes 4 teaspoons table salt 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups mixed fresh mushrooms (e.g. a mix using 2-3 varieties – white button, crimini, portabella, shiitake, enoki, oyster or king oyster), diced ½ large zucchini, finely diced 1 tablespoon …

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Dec 23

Mushroom Quesadillas

Mushroom Quesadillas by Kathy Jollimore of Eat Halifax Makes 4. 1tablespoon butter 200 g mushrooms (oyster, cremini, button & shitake), sliced 1 onion, diced 1 jalapeno, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced pinch salt and pepper ½ cup cilantro, chopped plus more to garnish 2 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese 8 …

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Dec 02

Grilled Mushrooms with Tomato, Avocado and Feta Salad

Grilled Mushrooms with Tomato, Avocado and Feta Salad Number of Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 min Skill Level: Average Ingredients: 1 large ripe tomato, quartered and seeded 1 large ripe avocado peeled and pit removed 3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (3oz/90 g) 175 mL 1/4 cup olive oil 50 mL 2 tsp cider, white wine …

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Dec 02

Quinoa Spinach & Shiitake Salad

Quinoa Spinach & Shiitake Salad Impress with this warm quinoa, spinach and shiitake salad.  Delicious seasoned quinoa forms the base of this warm greens-and-veggie side salad. Leftovers make a great packed lunch. Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) Chicken Broth 1 pkg (225 g) PC Organics Roasted Garlic and Fine Herbs Quinoa 2 tbsp (25 mL) …

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