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Dec 8, 2012
Category: Vegetables
Prep Time: Less than 1 hr

Vegetarian rice pilaf

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • pinch dried chilli
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ red capsicum, diced
  • 1 stick celery, diced
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup brown rice
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • ½ cup frozen peas



1.      Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add onion and garlic, and cook for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add chilli, turmeric, capsicum, celery and mushrooms, and continue stirring until mushrooms are tender – about 3 minutes. Add rice and stir to coat in mixture.

2.      Add water to pan and bring to the boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 30 minutes. Add corn and peas and cook for 10 minutes or until rice is tender and water has been absorbed. Serve.


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Posted: Oct 6, 2012 8:54pm
Oct 6, 2012
Category: Beans
Cuisine: Mexican

Pinto Bean Enchiladas

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 onion, sliced thinly

2 garlic cloves, crushed
¾ teaspoon cumin

1 tsp crushed chilli

1 can peeled tomatoes
2 cups cooked pinto beans

½ cup chopped coriander

Served with:

corn tortillas


Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry the onions and garlic until onion is soft. Add the cumin and chilli and stir for 1 minute. Add canned tomatoes, and mash them up with a wooden spoon. Then stir in the pinto beans and simmer over low heat until the sauce is thickened. Stir in chopped coriander.


To heat tortillas, warm a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Put in 1 tortilla at a time, and heat each side for 15 seconds.


Spoon bean mixture onto warmed tortilla, and top with salad vegetables and guacamole.

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Posted: Oct 6, 2012 6:49pm


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