Andrea Mattioni-Willis

The Veggie Chef offers recipes for vegetarians. Andrea Mattioni-Willis is a vegetarian herself and she loves to cook. She frequently experiments with new recipes and will share her findings with all of you.

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Veggie Chef
5:34 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

No-No Gazpacho

What you need:

6 medium Tomatoes , roughly chopped

2 medium green peppers, seeded and roughly chopped

1/2 red onion, roughly chopped

1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley including stems + some for garnish

1 small granny smith apple, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped

2 large cloves garlic peeled and halved

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/8 - 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Salt to taste

Thinly sliced avocado (optional)

Hot sauce (optional)

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Veggie Chef
5:28 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Almost Homeade Pizza

What you need:

13 oz size Rustic Crust Organic in Pizza Originale 

3/4 cup organic pizza sauce (I used Muir Glen brand)

1 cup mozzarella style Daiya shreds

1/3 cup roughly chopped black olives

10 Tofurky pepperoni slices

5-6 basil leaves, chopped
 

What you do:

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Veggie Chef
5:25 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Yam Slam Stew

What you need:

1 small yellow onion, diced (about 3/4 cup)

1 ½ pounds yams, cut into 1-inch chunks (scrubbed well/not peeled)

1 small green pepper, diced

1 13.5 ounce can light coconut milk

2 cups vegetable broth

¼ cup Thai Kitchen brand green curry paste

1 15 oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed

Cooked rice, couscous or quinoa (optional)

What you do:

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Veggie Chef
5:19 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Curry Kick!

Last week, I made a curried yam stew using a green curry paste.

This week it's a pasta salad with yellow curry powder and cayenne pepper, which is tempered by the use of cooling cucumber.

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Veggie Chef
5:12 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Tahini, Hummus, and Olive Tapenade

Today, I want to share recipes for a couple of things you can make at home that aren't as hard to make as you'd think.

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