Dinner Ideas

The recipes listed make great dinners! Many are quick, others a bit better for a lazy Sunday. Nearly everyone LOVES these stuffed shells, the spicy tahini noodles, this vegan nacho recipe (no, really!), saag paneer, this last minute lasagna. Or, check here, if you’re looking for favorite Instant Pot recipes. Enjoy!

Instant Pot Herbed Chickpea Plov

Instant Pot Herbed Chickpea Plov

If you love robust one-pot rice dishes, and you own an Instant Pot, this recipe is for you. It has rice, and chickpeas, fragrant spices, spinach, herbs, saffron, garlic, and olives.

Last Minute Everything Bagel Noodle Bowl

Last Minute Everything Bagel Noodle Bowl

A perfect one-pot meal. Noodles, tofu, and broccoli boiled in one pot, drained, tossed with splashes of olive oil and ponzu, plus a generous showering of everything bagel seasoning to finish it all off.

Shredded Jackfruit Veg Carnitas

Shredded Jackfruit Veg Carnitas

A really great way to cook jackfruit for burritos and tacos. Also, a number of ways you can tweak the recipe - a Thai curry paste version, as well as a BBQ jackfruit version.

17 of the Easiest Dinners on 101 Cookbooks

17 of the Easiest Dinners on 101 Cookbooks

Some of my personal favorites. The ones that are super weeknight-friendly, with reasonable ingredient lists. Pulling some long-time favorites from deep in the archives!

Creamy Four Ingredient Chili Mac (Instant Pot / Conventional)

Creamy Four Ingredient Chili Mac (Instant Pot / Conventional)

Chili, beer, and elbow pasta. I know of no other dinner that takes less effort than the Instant Pot version of this. It's literally for nights when take-out takes too long, and is too much effort. Seriously.

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Instant Pot Chickpea Cauliflower Korma

Instant Pot Chickpea Cauliflower Korma

An Insta-friendly riff on the Chickpea Cauliflower Korma recipe in Jennifer Iserloh's The Healing Slow Cooker - chickpeas, cauliflower, combined with a not-shy simmer sauce.

Golden-crusted Sesame Seeded Tofu

Golden-crusted Sesame Seeded Tofu

In the April 1998 issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine there was a recipe for Sesame Asparagus and Tofu. I ripped it out, and cooked it a hundred times in the twenty years since.

My Ten Most Popular Recipes of 2017

My Ten Most Popular Recipes of 2017

It's always a bit of a surprise. Here are the top recipes from 101 Cookbooks for 2017.

Quick Vegan Enchiladas with Sweet Potato Sauce

Quick Vegan Enchiladas with Sweet Potato Sauce

These vegan enchiladas are knock-out delicious, in the oven in less that ten minutes, and a healthful alternative to all the heavy cheese versions out there. With black beans, sweet potatoes, and a stealthy turmeric boost.

Instant Pot Mushroom Stroganoff with Vodka

Instant Pot Mushroom Stroganoff with Vodka

Make this stroganoff your dinner tonight, seriously! Made with caraway-spiked vodka, and a hearty mushroom base, you get all of what you love about mushroom stroganoff, without the all the butter and cream.

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