This easy, one-pot meal uses sturdy staples like carrots, potatoes and onions. Cremini or portobello mushrooms have a firm, beefy texture that holds up well in cooking; you can also add shiitakes or dried wild mushrooms for a deeper flavor.
Tagines are flavorful Moroccan stews loaded with cooked vegetables and signature spices like cumin, coriander and ginger. This version is a wonderful opportunity for vegetarians to experience international fare at its best.
Talk about a fusion of world cuisines! Cubes of avocado are folded into chimichurri—an Argentinean sauce made of chopped parsley, cilantro, garlic, vinegar, and oil—to create a Latin variation on bruschetta, a classic Italian starter.