Serves 8 | Ready in 45 minutes
If a plate of crudités could speak, they would say to this garlicky dip, “You complete me.”
When it comes to getting some serious nutritional bang for your buck, navy beans get the gold medal. They’re packed with fiber, protein, folate, magnesium and iron.
Preheat oven to 400 F.
Remove excess papery covering from garlic bulb and slice off top of the head so that most of the cloves are exposed. Place garlic on piece of parchment paper, drizzle with 1/2 tsp olive oil and season with pinch of salt. Wrap tightly, seal top with kitchen string and bake for 35 minutes, or until garlic is very soft.
Once cool enough to handle, squeeze roasted garlic pulp into food processor along with remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.
This recipe is part of the Delicious (Dairy-Free) Dips collection.
Enjoy the zippy tang of sherry vinegar, popular in Spanish cooking, and the briny taste of capers in this zesty take on roasted cauliflower. Serve as a tapas side or on a charcuterie board accompanied by a selection of Spanish meats, cheeses, and olives. The smaller, the better The smaller you cut garlic, the more oils you’ll release, providing additional flavour. Looking to achieve more subtle flavour? Slice your garlic rather than crushing it.
Braising these hearty beans not only changes their texture but leaves them creamy and satisfying. Using a savoury broth with saffron for braising provides the traditional Spanish flavour, similar to a paella. This dish is served as a shared side, but it could also be served with rice and vegetables as a delicious stand-alone dinner or as a satisfying nourish bowl. Swap your spirits Try substituting vermouth for white wine in this recipe, if you have some on hand. It’s a great alternative to wine and will last much longer in your cupboard. An added perk? You can save that nice wine for sipping.
With Spain’s expansive coastlines and multiple islands, seafood is a staple of the cuisine. This quick and easy prawn dish will add a pop of protein and a wonderful smokiness to your tapas-style lineup. Sustainable seafood When choosing prawns (or any seafood), opt for sustainable varieties that recognize and even reward sustainable fishing practices. As an important protein in many cultures, seafood, caught sustainably, helps contribute to healthy oceans < and > healthy communities.
This vegan take on classic shepherd’s pie is jam-packed with bold and rich flavours that will ensure no one will miss the meat. While a great source of fibre, lentils also contain the highest amount of folate out of all plant-based foods. Oven ready If you don’t have an ovenproof skillet, you’ll need to transfer cooked lentil filling to a baking dish before topping with mashed sweet potatoes and baking.