What Vegetables Can You Cook With?
We’re all in for a treat this holiday season, but which ones do you want to try?
Here’s a roundup of what we think are the best vegetables to cook with this holiday.1.
Tomato-Red Lentil SoupIngredients: 1 1/2 cups red lentils, rinsed and drained1 medium onion, finely chopped1 large carrot, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices1 tomato, peeled, seeded and chopped1 garlic clove, minced1/2 tsp.
dried oregano, dried thyme, and freshly ground black pepper, or to taste1/4 tsp.
salt1/3 cup water1/6 tsp.
ground coriander, or as much as you need to taste (or more if using fresh oreganos)Method:1.
Heat a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat.
Add the onion and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add garlic and sauté until translucent again, about 1 minute.
Add carrots, tomato, and red lentil.
Saute another 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
Add salt and oreganon, and continue to stir.
Stir in coriand thyme.
Cook until soup is thick and creamy, about 3-4 minutes.
Remove from heat and set aside.2.
Heat another large skillet over medium-high heat.
Combine the water, coriandre, onion, and garlic.
Bring to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 15 minutes.3.
Add tomatoes and red Lentil soup and bring to a simmer.
Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until tomatoes are tender, then add remaining tomato, red lentildine, corinander, and thyme and simmer until lentils are tender and liquid has reduced, about 30 minutes.
Serve hot, garnished with fresh ore to taste.4.
To prepare your lentils for stewing, add a few drops of vegetable stock to the soup.
Bring the liquid to a gentle boil and then lower the heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
Pour into a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
Stir frequently to prevent clumps.
Add more stock if desired.5.
Serve lentils with fresh parsley, fresh mint, or basil, if desired, garnish with fresh cilantro.