On the one hand, this is a cream of broccoli soup—because it's creamy and has broccoli. Yet it has no cream, and the broccoli flavor is deeper, thanks to roasting instead of blanching. A splash of buttermilk adds brightness, while a garnish of spiced roasted pepitas plays off the roasted broccoli flavor.
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An easy lentil soup is packed with flavor thanks to a dual-use mixture of parsley, garlic, and lemon zest that gets added both before and after cooking.
Cooking leeks on the grill can take a very long time, but by par-boiling them first, we were able to cut the grilling time to less than 10 minutes. Once softened and lightly charred, they make a beautiful pairing with Spanish romesco sauce, made from almonds and roasted tomatoes and peppers.
Traditionally pan-fried, this grilled version of an Argentinian dish features provolone cheese that's soft but not completely melting, and is finished with a sprinkling of oregano and crushed red pepper.
Pan-fried dumplings stuffed with cabbage, carrots, five-spiced tofu, and seitan.
Rich, smoky, and creamy, our recipe for baba ganoush uses the salad spinner to concentrate flavor and a slow emulsion method for the ultimate in dippable texture.
Traditional red lentil soup is prepared in the slow cooker before it's garnished with cilantro, red onion, and lemon juice.
The ultimate fully-loaded vegan nachos with chili, black beans, roasted tomato salsa, refried beans, tomatoes, olives, onions, jalapeños, radishes, guacamole, and a gooey nacho sauce.
100% vegan cream of mushroom soup that's every bit as rich and satisfying as a cream-based version, with brighter flavor and a more mushroomy intensity.
This brunch is a wonderful way to start off a lazy Sunday. Lentils, simmered with aromatics, won't just fill your kitchen with wonderful enticing smells—they make a perfect dipping sauce for a side of delicate and savory sweet potato fritters.
A creamy carrot soup flavored with cumin, ginger, and spicy North African harissa paste, with a toasted almond and parsley garnish.
Easy roasted cipollini onions become meltingly tender and sweet in the oven.
Caramelized roasted cauliflower with a pine nut, raisin, and caper vinaigrette.
Chickpeas come together with sweet roasted zucchini to create a light, silky dip that's far more exciting than your average store-bought hummus—and a cinch to make.
Although quick and simple, these stuffed creminis leave a memorable impression.
The classic Mexican street food of grilled corn slathered in a creamy chili and lime-spiked sauce with cheese.
Not your average baba ghanoush—grilled slices of eggplant give this dip a chunky texture, and a hefty portion of hot paprika adds spicy character.
Need an ultra-quick light lunch or appetizer when all you've got on hand is an onion, some eggs, some olive oil, and a bag of chips? This Spanish tortilla does the trick, especially when the chips are salt and vinegar flavored.
I like to serve grilled hearts of romaine lettuce with a rich, tangy buttermilk dressing shot through with fragrant dill, topped with sweet tomatoes and crisp rounds of spicy radishes. This super-simple recipe only takes 20 minutes to prepare and will surely stand out at your next summer barbecue.
Not to be confused with the thick-as-fog, sits-in-your-stomach-like-a-brick winter-time version, this pea soup is subtle and light, fragrant with lemon and mint. The soup is only simmered long enough to cook through the peas and let the flavors come together; a handful of Parmesan at the end adds salt and a touch of creaminess.