This is very meaty tasting.
2 cups onion, diced
2 cups bell pepper, diced
2 T. olive oil
2 T. garlic, minced
1 - 10z. pkg. baby bella mushrooms, washed, cut in half, and sliced
1 - 8 oz. pkg. shiitake or button mushrooms, washed, cut in half, and sliced
1 - 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 bay leaf
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper
1/4 t. crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup freshly chopped basil
1/4 cup freshly chopped parsley
In a large saucepan, saute the onion and bell pepper in olive oil for 3 minutes to soften. Add the garlic and saute an additional 2 minutes. Add both types of mushrooms and saute for 5 additional minutes. Add the crushed tomatoes, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes, and stir well to combine. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender. Add the basil and parsley and simmer an additional 5 minutes. Taste and add additional salt and pepper, if needed. Serve as a sauce for pasta, polenta, grains, or main dishes.
Leave off the cheese
Sauteed Portobello Mushrooms
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon minced shallots
2 portobello mushroom caps, sliced
salt and black pepper to taste
freshly grated Parmesan
freshly grated Asiago cheese
Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in shallots and mushrooms; reduce heat to low, and cook until the mushrooms are soft and blackened. Add additional olive oil as needed. Turn the heat off and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle generously with Parmesan and Asiago cheeses.
1large eggplant, cubed
1/4 to 1/3 cup olive oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 chopped pepper (red or green)
2 to 4 crushed garlic cloves
4 small zucchini, chopped
4 tomatoes, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
Salt the eggplant, drain in a colander for 1 hour, and pat dry. Heat half of the oil in a large saucepan and briefly saute the eggplant until brown, then add the onion and pepper. Next, add the garlic, zucchini, and tomatoes. Cook until a soft stew has formed, about 15 to 30 minutes.
Serve over rice in a bowl or on a plate
Add the salt, pepper, and basil and serve. You can freeze leftovers.
by greenhazel96January 17, 2013 at 4:07 PM
Egg dishes would be good. What are you eating now?
im eating nuts, soy beans, veggi patch meat balls, beans and eggs
by edelweiss23January 17, 2013 at 4:09 PMIf you want, Messege me.
I have tons of recipes