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If you’re having a dinner party or some other event where you’re hoping to impress people (especially if those people aren’t vegetarian), try these gourmet vegetarian recipes – guaranteed to look beautiful and taste delicious. Antipasto, which means “before food” in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether. Vegan version of classic spinach and artichoke dip. Serve warm with crackers, bread, or fresh vegetables. These elegant little appetizers are quick and easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. Gnocchi are usually treated like a variety of pasta and served with sauce. But these broiled ricotta gnocchi are great served plain or as dumplings. To caramelize onions, you need to cook them for a long time in a bit of oil or butter. The hardest part of this recipe is waiting for them to finish! Cheese plates can be simple or elaborate, with dozens of different cheeses or just a few. There’s no one right way to make a cheese plate, but these guidelines can help you put together a cheese plate you and your friends will never forget. A platter of crudités typically consists one or more types of raw vegetables served with one or more dips. These can be served as an appetizer, at a buffet, in place of a salad – the sky is the limit. Here are some ideas for interesting crudité platters. A lovely, thick eggplant dip. Great with crackers, French bread, pita bread, or crudités. Maki rolls are a vegetarian relative of sushi. This recipe calls for cucumber and avocado, but you can experiment with other ingredients as well. If you miss the taste of chopped liver, give this vegetarian pâté a try. You might even be able to fool your non-veggie friends. A blend of sweet, sour, and spicy makes this peach salsa an unusual and delicious summertime condiment. The first time I tasted this roasted red pepper dip, it was so good that I actually gasped. This savory, tangy vegan cream cheese is excellent on bagels or as a dip for raw veggies. Looking for an elegant and tasty appetizer? Look no further – this is a real treat for even the most discriminating palates. Also try "red, white, and green" pâté. A typical Mediterranean dip, made mostly of olives and olive oil. Traditional recipes include anchovies, but there is absolutely no need for them here. This elegant bean dip is known as fagioli in fiasco, or beans in a bottle. Traditionally made in Tuscany in a Chianti bottle cooked in embers in a brick oven, this modern version is creamy and delicious.
Dinners have been very comfort-forward: a lot of pastas and savory bakes, like green chili enchiladas and pumpkin lasagna.
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Ah, breakfast… Everyone’s favorite meal of the day! As much as we love a little sugar in the morning, nothing is quite as satisfying as a savory breakfast.
This vegan Lemon Risotto is a creamy citrus rice dish that's served with spiced and roasted cauliflower. Serve this dish as a main course for Date Night, or as a fancy side dish at your next dinner party!
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The idea being they would help keep the juices in, adding to the juices, too, as it all roasted together.
Growing up in an Old-World Italian home these fried flowers were perhaps one of my favorite summertime recipes. It’s a tradition I’ve passed down and now make for my family. You can serve them on their own on an antipasto platter or tossed with your favorite pasta and fresh sauce. No matter how you choose to enjoy them though, these delicate blossoms will soon become your favorite seasonal go-to!
Wine Braised Short Ribs with White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes - These easy braised beef short ribs fall right off the bone after cooking in this rich red wine sauce. Served with creamy white cheddar mashed potatoes and sure to be a hit!
These mouthwatering breakfast ideas are the perfect way to start your day. Filling and savory dishes are my weekend go-to’s!
One more great thing about this dinner, it’s packed with flavor. Just add some bread or corn muffins and you have a hit on your hands!
Tags: christmas, dairy, dessert, eggnog, gluten-free, glutenfree, holiday, pudding, xmas Carrot-Feta Tacos Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 35-40 minutes Estimated Cost $12.75 56 Comments
Forget those powdery oatmeal packets full of sugar. Bake up this tempting multi-serve dish to reheat on busy mornings, and feel good knowing you’re sending your family out the door with a healthy option no one will ever guess has less of the sweet stuff.
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