The omelette used eggs, silverbeet, spring onions and asparagus from the garden along with capsicum, mushrooms and cheese. With the glut of eggs we have at the moment it made a quick, healthy and easy meal after a long day at work.
The nachos recipe took a bit longer but was extremely tasty (so tasty that there were no photos taken) and is something we will eat again. I used 1/2 cup of dried black beans that I had soaked and precooked but you could also use a tin of black beans instead.
Vegetarian Black Bean Nachos
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 Cup Dried Black Beans
1 Brown Onion finely diced
1/2 Large Green Chilli finely diced
3 Cloves of Garlic, crushed
1/2 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
1 Tsp Ground Cumin
1 Tsp Oregano
1/2 Tsp Smoked Paprika
1 1/2 Cups of Diced Tomatoes or 1 tin of Diced Tomatoes
1/2 tsp salt
Chopped Coriander leaves to garnish
In a large saucepan cook the onions in the oil over a medium heat for 5 minutes then add the garlic, chilli and capsicum and cook for another 2 minutes. Then add all your spices (except the salt) and cook for 2 minutes stirring all the time to cook out your spices. Add your beans, tomato and salt and cook until the mixture has thickened/reduced to your desired consistency.
Serve garnished with coriander with your choice of corn chips, taco shells guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos, fresh tomato salsa, salad or anything else you fancy.
This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. You can leave out the chilli if you do not want any heat or increase it if you want it hot.
What vegetarian meals have you made lately?
Do you have a favourite vegetarian meal?