Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Last nights dish...

It was a vegan/lenten concoction of starch upon starch. It was good, I think. Well, it satisfied, and it wasn't yet another night of spaghetti on the Nativity Fast.

I'll call it Curried Sweet Potatoes on Rice. I think I may just do it again with a couple tweaks. Here's how I did it:

Made some basmati rice. While that cooked I boiled sweet potatoes. When those finished I set them aside, got a big pan out and sauteed vegan butter, a minced clove of garlic, a small sliced onion, and some salt. When the onions were almost carmelized I added the sweet potatoes which were quite mushy. I smashed them more as I added them to the pan. Then I thought, hmm, needs something else, what do I have? Oh half a bag of frozen spinach. Why not? I threw it in straight from the freezer. As it heated, I added more salt, some chopped Italian parsley, and about two tablespoons of curry powder. I also added about a cup of water so it would be a bit thinner and have a runnier consistency, which would be good on the rice. Next time I will add maybe another cup, because it was still pretty thick. Better yet, if I have some, I would use veggie stock. It was good in some flat bread we had hanging out in the fridge. Jason liked it, but Hannah was not super impressed until I added a wee bit more salt to hers.

5 Comments:

Blogger Mimi said...

Yum. That sounds good.

I think we'll have the old standby of pasta tonight ;)

10:16 AM  
Blogger jenny baker said...

gosh, you're making me hungry! you should try picking up the meatless meatballs at trader joe's. (so good!) i think they have little bits of rosemary mixed in them.

5:18 PM  
Blogger Michelle Melania said...

That sounds really good!!

8:26 AM  
Blogger Lauren S. said...

oh jenny - i love the meatless meat balls. such a treat. they're great in the TJ's roasted red pepper and tomato soup with some noodles thrown in.

8:40 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

Hey Lauren! So glad to see another familiar blogger. No worries on my comment. It doens't bother me. They don't know WHAT park. lol

See you tomorrow (hopefully)

5:33 PM  

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