Rich in protein and minerals, these hearty tacos offer a delectable cheesy flavor thanks to the combination of nutritional yeast and hemp’s healthful fats. Allowing guests to assemble their own tacos makes this breakfast extra easy.
Dressed up with corn kernels, pre-cooked polenta is a cinch to transform into savory fritters. Serve with your favorite salsa.
Texas-style chili is a bean-free stew that’s usually made with chunks of slow-cooked beef. Here, eggplant stands in for meat in the traditional thick, spicy sauce. Serve with chopped green onions, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato, shredded cheese, sour cream, and corn chips.
Sweet, crunchy, creamy, and spicy, this colorful salsa is practically an appetizer on its own.
Flavorful Pepper Jack cheese needs little help to make it taste wonderful. The pickled jalapeños may be eaten as a relish or dipped in the fondue and are especially suited to those who like fiery foods. Use fresh corn or flour tortillas, if available, and at serving time, place tortilla wedges in baskets lined with a damp napkin or dish towel. Warm in the microwave for 20 seconds and set out smaller baskets filled with tortilla chips. For festive color, garnish fondue with chopped red peppers.
This quick chili gets its tang from goat cheese, lime juice, and poblanos.
Traditional chiles rellenos are dipped in a light egg batter and fried. Here, we keep the same crisp outside but take away extra fat and calories by baking the stuffed, breaded chiles.
Corn pudding is an old-fashioned side dish that can replace rice or potatoes in a summer meal.
Sweet romaine, grape tomatoes,and corn, plus tender pinto beans and crunchy corn chips make a truly satisfying salad.
Juicy, earthy portobello mushrooms make these tacos a mouthwatering treat. Don't worry if the mushroom caps seem slightly undercooked when you pull them from the grill; leave them out on a plate, and they will continue to cook (this is called carryover cooking).
This chili is made with a base of seitan and mushrooms for a rich, thick dish that is, for lack of a better word, meaty! In lieu of chili beans such as Bush's Best Chili Beans, you can substitute or 1 can each black beans, kidney beans, and pinto beans, partially drained. If you like your chili three-alarm hot, add an extra chipotle chile or two.