Ratatouille

1 onion, sliced thin2 garlic cloves, minced5 tablespoons olive oila 3/4-pound eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)1 small zucchini, scrubbed, quartered lengthwise, and cut into thin slices1 red bell pepper, chopped3/4 pound small ripe tomatoes, chopped coarse (about 1 1/4 cups)1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crumbled1/8 teaspoon ground coriander1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading Ratatouille

Mjeddrah

From The Zen Monastery Cookbook Ingredients: 2 large onions, coarsely chopped 3/4 c. brown rice, uncooked 1 ½ c. lentils, uncooked and rinsed 4 c. water 1 ½ tsp salt Directions: Cook the onions in a little bit of water in a large pot until the onions are soft. Add rice and continue cooking over … Continue reading Mjeddrah

Sauteed Green Beans

From FoodNetwork.com1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 tablespoon olive oil3 large shallots, thinly sliced2 garlic cloves, minced1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes1/4 cup dry white wine2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basilSalt and freshly ground black pepperParmesan Crisps:1/2 cup grated ParmesanCook the green beans in a large pot of boiling water until … Continue reading Sauteed Green Beans