Author Archives: Valley Vegetarian

About Valley Vegetarian

The fresh chef providing consistently good vegetarian comfort food recipes.

Grilled Pineapple Rings

This vegan recipe is a perfect way to dust off the BBQ and get it ready for summer fun. The marinade for the pineapple is made with sesame oil, maple syrup, green onion, orange juice, and Tamari sauce.

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Eggplant, Halloumi, and Pesto Burger

Halloumi is a slightly springy white cheese from the Mediterranean isle of Cyprus.  It is traditionally made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk. Its texture is similar to that of whole milk mozzarella and has a strong, salty … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn and Sausage Kebobs

Brush down and clean your outdoor grill. It’s barbecue season! This recipe features fresh corn, fresh bell peppers, and Lightlife Italian Sausage. It is easy to make, looks great when taken off the grill, and is super tasty.

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Portobello Tortas

What is a torta? Torta is a Spanish-language word that has various meanings when applied to food but to me, it has always meant a sandwich. It can be hot or cold and is unbelievably hearty and delicious when properly … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin is an upside-down tart of apples or other fruit. According to the website WhatsCookingAmerica, legend has it that Tarte Tartin originated in France:

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Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad

Looking for a tasty side dish to accompany your summer BBQ fare? This salad is easy to prepare and can be prepared a couple of hours ahead of time. It is versatile enough to complement any entrée whether you are … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Flatbread

I like this flatbread with a warm bowl of soup. I also use this recipe as dough for a thick-crust pizza. The use of bread flour, as opposed to all-purpose flour, makes the final product crispier. For a chewier crust, … Continue reading

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