This versatile, flavour-packed filling can top a tostada, fill a quesadilla, or stand alone as a hot dip. Using red lentil flour for the flatbread provides an unexpected pop of colour and a tasty backdrop to balance the spicy bite.
Place prepared queso fresco filling in sturdy ovenproof dish. Heat in oven set to 400 F (200 C) for 15 minutes, or until bubbly. Serve with crackers and vegetables for dipping.
In medium bowl, combine onion, garlic, jalapeno, tomato, and poblano pepper with queso fresco; add salt. Set aside.
Combine flour with water in blender. Mix until dough comes together, forming a ball. Place dough in airtight container and let cool for 1 hour.
Roll dough to 1/16 in (0.2 cm) thickness. Cut into 4 large discs.
To put together tostada, heat small skillet to medium. Using 1/2 tsp (2 mL) coconut oil for each flatbread, fry flatbreads. Watch closely, as theyu2019ll cook very fast. After 20 to 30 seconds, flip to toast remaining side; set aside. Continue until all are cooked.
Mound filling on top of tostada. Serve immediately, garnished with cilantro and lime wedges.
This recipe is part of the Cheese Making at Home collection.
Oven-roasted delicata squash makes a crispy treat atop this green salad. As its name suggests, this squash has a thin, delicate skin that’s tasty when cooked. Pomegranate molasses, an ingredient common in Lebanese and Middle-Eastern cuisine, brings a sweet and sour flavour to the dressing. No pine nuts? Use squash seeds! Simply collect about 1/4 cup (60 mL) seeds from cleaned squash, rinse, and mix with 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) of the spice mix used to roast the squash and 1/2 tsp (2 mL) olive oil. Roast at 425 F (220 C) on parchment-lined baking sheet for 20 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Look for whole grain farro, which leaves the germ and bran intact, for this satisfying porridge that’s sure to kickstart your day. While the cooking time is longer than for pearled or semi-pearled varieties, you’ll get more nutrition. Take the time to enjoy the delicate scent of cardamom and ginger wafting through your kitchen as you prepare this. Ancient grain Farro (also referred to as emmer or einkorn) is a variety of wheat known as an ancient grain, which means that it hasn’t changed over time through breeding as is the case with many varieties of modern wheat.
Spanish-inspired flavours of almond and orange and a good punch of protein make this pudding a delicious and nutritious breakfast, snack, or dessert. The tiniest amount of large-flake sea salt and a drizzle of olive oil help bring all the flavours together. Amp up the orange For some additional orange flavour, when cooking chickpeas from dry, add a few strips of orange zest to the cooking water. Tastier toast Take your toast to the next level by using this pudding as a satisfying spread.
Breaking with tradition, think of this as a guise of tabbouleh salad with staying power, thanks to the addition of hearty sorghum and fibre-rich navy beans. It also ages fairly well, so it serves as a make-ahead meal that can keep for up to 3 days. A perfect plant-based option for weekday lunches.