Almost Vegetarian


Almost Vegetarian: A Primer for Cooks Who are Eating Vegetarian Most of the Time, Chicken & Fish Some of the Time & Altogether Well All of the Time
By Diana Shaw

SOUPS
Basic Vegetable Broth
Very Basic Chicken Broth
Light Mushroom Broth for Risotto and Soups
Artichoke Soup
Tangy Spinach-Yogurt Soup
Aromatic Leek and Potato Soup
Panzanella Soup
Tomato-Posole Soup
Silken Vegetable Soup
Wheat Berry Soup
My Favorite Minestrone with Creamy Pesto
Chunky Lentil Soup with Parmesan
Peerless Pureed Cauliflower Soup
Bell Pepper Soup
Chilled Corn Chowder
Chilled Cucumber Soup
Cold Sweet Potato Soup

SALADS
Classic Reliable Oil and Vinegar
Walnut-Raspberry Vinaigrette
Sesame-Scallion Vinaigrette
Fat-Free Buttermilk Salad Dressing
Basic Low-Fat Cream-Style Dressing
Oil-Free Creamy Caesar-Style Salad
Warm Confetti Potato Salad
Potato, Corn, and Egg Salad with Chives
Basic Tahini Dressing
Baba Ganoush
Hummus
Beet Tabbouleh
Orange Tahini Dressing
Lentil Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese
Asian Snow Peas and Mussel Salad
Rice Salad with Mango and Chickpeas (with or without Chicken)

STARTERS & SIDE DISHES
Herbed Asparagus Torta
Mediterranean Eggplant and Peppers
Eggplant Pancakes
Cabbage Cakes
Cabbage with Apples and Cheese
Winter Vegetables in Mellow Lemon Marinade
Winter Squash Gratin
Carrot and Apricot Terrine
Roasted Red Pepper Terrine
Chilled Tomato Timbales in Tender Spinach Casing
Ginger Leek and Fennel Flans
Pepper Filled Peppers
Simple Baked Rutabagas
Baked Stuffed Turnips
Braised Onions with Sweet Rice Stuffing
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Pissaladière-Inspired Potato Tarts
Potato Gratin
Wholly Wholesome Mashed Potatoes
Red Potatoes in Saffron Marinade
Sweet Potato Pancakes
Mushroom Barley
Cheddar Buttermilk Spoon Bread
Endive and Leek Fondue
Red Cabbage and Onion Relish
Nectarine Relish

PASTA, RISOTTO, & FOCACCE
Perfect Tomato Sauce
Perfect Tomato Sauce, Too
Many Mushrooms Farfalle
Pasta with Asparagus and Leeks
WHole Wheat Penne with Cabbage and Cumin
Spinach Fettuccine with Tangy Tofu Sauce and Mushrooms
Mushroom Noodle Pudding
Quick Creamy Pasta
Linguine with Mussels and Shrimp
Carrot and Spinach Lasagna with Lemon Sauce
Gnocchi
Light(er) Bechamel Sauce with Parmesan
Gnocchi with Sun-Dried Tomatoes (and Chicken) 
Gnocchi with Leeks and Ricotta
Basic Risotto
Carrot-Ginger Risotto
Lemony Risotto
Beet Risotto
Pumpkin Risotto
Summer Garden Risotto (with Scallops)
Risotto with Mussels
Risotto with Shrimp
Focacce
Roast Garlic Pesto

VEGETABLE MAIN DISHES
Grilled Assorted Vegetables
Grilled or Broiled Pressed Tofu
Savory French Toast Sandwich
Baked Eggplant and Radicchio Sandwich
Vegetable-Tofu Stir-Fry (with Chicken)
Potato Frittata
Cheese and Potato Pierogin
Individual Potato Tortas
Vegetable Ragu
Wonderful Warm Winter Slaw
Chickpea Curry
Spicy Black Beans with Fresh Plums
Sweet Corncakes with Mixed Pestos or Crab Filling
Mayonnaise
Broccoli Pesto
Cilantro Pesto
Mushrooms and Bean Curd (and Scallops) in Thai Peanut-Coconut Curry Sauce
Savory Carrot Pie
Savory Mushroom Pie
Dough for Savory Pie

POULTRY
Braised Chicken Breasts Tapenade
Tea Steamed Chicken or Bean Curd with Vegetables
Poached Chicken Breasts or Artichokes with Artichoke Stuffing
Chicken and Mushrooms (A Classic Comfort Dish)
Chicken Breasts (or Pressed Tofu) with Sweet Mustard Glaze
Tandoori Spice Marinade for Chicken (or Pressed Tofu)
Chicken Stewed with Fennel, Tomatoes, and Saffron
Chicken and Lentil Stew
Chicken Legs Filled with Sweet Shredded Cabbage
Chicken Roasted with Garlic
Grilled Fajita Salad (with Turkey)
Barbecued or Broiled Turkey Burgers with All the Fixin’s
Not-So-Sloppy Joes
Rice Stuffing with Pine Nuts and Dried Cherries
Roast Turkey

FISH & SEAFOOD
Poached Fish
Court Bouillon
Braised Fish with Winter Greens
Milk Poached Fish with Chive Cream
Monkfish with Mushrooms and Lentils
Broiled Skate with Citrus Glaze
Couscous with Vegetables (and Fish)
Cabbage Filled with Spinach, Basmati Rice, and Fresh Salmon or Spicy Lentil Puree
Spicy Lentil Puree
White Beans and Fresh Tuna
Grilled Niçoise-Style Sandwich
Fresh Tomatoes and Feta Cheese with Shrimp or Chickpeas
Chili with Seafood or Beans
Spinach and Ricotta in Calamari or Cannelloni

DESSERTS
Apple Crepes
Chunky Maple Apple Sauce
Apple Yogurt Parfait
Apple Flan
Fruit Yogurt Soufflés
Peach Scone Cakes
Seasonal Clafouti
Strawberry Risotto
Sweet Baked Ricotta with Lemon or Pumpkin
Chocolate Pudding in Orange Shells (The Emperor’s New Dessert)
Steamed Holiday Pudding
Banana Ricotta Cream
Banana Cake
Chocolate Bundt Cakes
Sweet Potato Pudding
Custard-Style Indian Pudding
Fruit Cups
Vanilla Cheesecake Ice Cream
Fresh Fruit Compote

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