Category Archives For: side dish ideas

vegetables

Caramelized onions for burgers and onion soup

Have you ever wondered how to prepare those beautiful, sweet and delicious caramelized onions for burgers (classic or vegetarian) or for French onion soup? This is a recipe for perfect caramelized onions that I’ve been using for many years, tried and infallible. They are perfect as a condiment or a side dish for many dishes […]

legumes

Chickpea salad with avocado dressing

Quick and simple chickpea salad with and creamy avocado sauce. The avocado dressing is delicate but quite acidic thanks to the addition of orange (or lemon) juice and creates a perfect combination with the freshness of rocket salad and carrots. Pumpkin seeds add extra crunchiness while raisins give a sweet note. An easy and delicious […]

vegetables

Baby spinach and quinoa salad with spicy pumpkin seeds

Today’s recipe is a rich, healthy and delicious quinoa salad with spicy pumpkin seeds and fresh baby spinach. The spiciness of pumpkin seeds cooked in the oven along with carrots covered with sweet paprika is balanced with the sweetness of honey and the acidity of lemon juice. Fresh and flavorful, nutrient-packed and super delicious quinoa […]

vegetables

Garlicky savoy cabbage and potatoes

This super simple and tasty vegetarian side dish with potatoes and savoy cabbage was inspired by a Irish dish, the colcannon. I readjusted the amount of butter and opted for the use of leek instead of onions or green onions because it is more delicate and I prefer it more. Instructions: Garlicky savoy cabbage and […]

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Quinoa and miso salad

This quinoa and miso salad is full of surprising flavors thanks to quinoa cooked with turmeric and paprika, the freshness of tomatoes and parsley, the sweetness of baked carrots and the vinaigrette made with lightly toasted sesame seeds, lemon juice and the salty and particular taste of miso. An explosion of bold flavours. Instructions: Quinoa […]

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Millet tabbouleh – fresh millet salad

Today I would like to reccomend this millet tabbouleh which is a fresh millet salad. For those who do not know tabbouleh, it is a Levantine vegetarian salad served as an appetizer at the beginning of the meal. While the original recipe requires use of bulgur there are many varieties that allow to use rice, […]

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Honey glazed carrots with thyme and mustard

Delicious oven baked, honey glazed carrots that get their sweetness and amazing flavor from honey mixed with mustard, garlic and fresh thyme. These glazed carrots are a super easy and healthy side dish. Instructions: Honey glazed carrots with thyme and mustard Mix oil with honey then add mustard, finely chopped garlic clove, fresh thyme and […]

legumes

Chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes salad

This chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes salad is super delicious and fresh. A perfect balance of flavours between legumes and vegetables. Instructions: Fresh Chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes salad In a bowl combine: cherry tomatoes previously cut into smaller pieces, dried tomatoes cut into strips, chopped fresh basil, some rocket salad, chopped onion and chickpeas that have […]

vegetables

Placki ziemniaczane – Polish crispy hash browns

How to prepare some perfect golden and crispy Polish potato hash browns? The secret is to let rest the grated potatoes so that they release the extra juices. The recipe comes from my Polish family. In fact, in traditional Polish cuisine they are called placki ziemniaczane 😀 Instructions: Placki ziemniaczane – Polish crispy hash browns […]