12.28.2014

Cabbage with Tomatoes and Sour Cream

Cabbage with Tomatoes and Sour Cream

It's potluck time again at IHCC.


Cabbage with Tomatoes and Sour Cream

Adapted from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp clarified butter
1 onion, diced
1 small head cabbage, chopped
2 small potatoes, chopped
salt and pepper
1 can chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp ground cummin
1/2 cup sour cream

Method:

In a skillet, melt the clarified butter and fry the onion until translucent. Add the cabbage and potatoes and cook on medium heat with a lid on until the potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Add a dash of salt and pepper, the tomatoes and the cummin and simmer until the sauce becomes slightly thick, about 10 minutes.
Add salt and peper to taste, stir in the sour cream and serve.

12.21.2014

Pasta with Spiced Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Spiced Tomato Sauce

A spicy tomato sauce for all seasons.


Pasta with Spiced Tomato Sauce

Adapted from Eat by Nigel Slater

Ingredients:

250 g pasta

1 Tbsp sunflower oil
1 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
dash of chili flakes
1 tsp black mustard seeds
1 garlic clove, minced
400 g chopped tomatoes (1 can)

Method:

Cook the pasta in salted water until al dente.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet, add all the spices and fry for a couple of minutes. Add the garlic and fry until fragrant. Add the tomatoes and simmer till the pasta is done.

12.14.2014

Pasta with Lentils and Chorizo

Pasta with Lentils and Chorizo

I like me some carbs with my carbs. ;)


Pasta with Lentils and Chorizo

Adapted from Im Norden nichts Neues von kochpoetin

Ingredients:

250 g pasta
2 Tbsp olive oil
200 g mushrooms, sliced
100 g chorizo, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup lentils (dry volume), cooked
salt and pepper

Method:

Cook the pasta in salted water until al dente.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet, add the mushrooms and fry until slightly browned. Add the chorizo and garlic and fry for another 3-4 minutes. Stir in the cooked lentils and add salt and pepper to taste.

12.07.2014

Pasta with Mushrooms and Sour Cream

Pasta with Mushrooms and Sour Cream

Sour Cream makes everything better. [Citation needed]


Pasta with Mushrooms and Sour Cream

Adapted from The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison

Ingredients:

250 g pasta
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 pound mushrooms, sliced
salt and pepper
1 tsp sweet paprika powder
1 cup vegetable stock or water
1/2 cup sour cream

Method:

Cook the pasta in salted water until al dente.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet, add the green onions and mushrooms and fry on medium-low heat until the mushrooms are nicely browned. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the paprika and stock and simmer for 3-4 minutes with a lid on. Stir in the sour cream and let warm through but do not boil.