What’s cookin- vegetarian

So I’ve been finding all these recipes from pinterest and I thought this one was so delish. It is also very filling.

Black Bean Fritters!

What do you need :

3 cups of black beans

1 yellow pepper, diced into small pieces

1 small diced onion

2 garlic cloves minced

large tomato, diced

3 tablespoons chopped cilantro

3 tablespoons all purpose unbleached flour
2 eggs, room temperature
Sea salt and black pepper
Oil for frying- I used olive oil.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl & season with salt & pepper.
In a large skillet add oil on medium heat
When hot add tablespoons of bean mixture, I did heaping tablespoons
Cook on each side for about 3 minutes, or until golden brown.
Place fritters on paper towel.
I made 20-27 of them  >> Lunch tomorrow for me 🙂
Cilantro Dipping Sauce:
1/2  Greek yogurt
1 small garlic clove, crushed
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon sugar
Sea salt and black pepper
Blend all the ingredients for a smooth consistency. Season with sea salt and black pepper.
Options : Add 1/2 small green chili, seeded and finely chopped to sauce
Instead of Greek yogurt you can use sour cream.

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Lentil tacos never know the difference

Ingredients

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 cup yellow onion, diced

1 clove garlic, minced

Salt, to taste

1 cup dried brown lentils, rinsed well

taco seasoning

2 and 1/2 cups vegetable broth

Garnishes I used:

Guacamole, cucumber, lettuce, olives, vegan cheese

Directions:

In saute pan add oil over medium heat

Add onion, garlic, salt and cook until onion is soft

Add lentils & taco seasoning, mix well.

Stir in vegetable broth.

Reduce heat, cover. Check lentils and stir occasionally to avoid burning for about 20-25 minutes.

Remove cover, allow to thicken about 7 minutes

Transfer to bowl and use a potato masher to gently mash to your desired consistency.

Now make your taco! Use hard shells or wraps 🙂

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