Oh, No, it's a Vegetarian!

We received a request this weekend for several vegetarian meals and snacks. Simple enough, Yes? But there’s a problem for the caterer. If you have any understanding of vegetarians, you will know that there is not just one group called vegetarian; there are in fact at least 11 different types of vegetarians with specific restrictions as to what foods and condiments can be used in the production of their meals.

Below is a list of recipes as well as a pdf for you to download.

Vegetarian Recipes

Asian Pear Salad with Fennel and Pistachios

  • Serves 6- Vegan
  • 4 Asian pears, cut into matchsticks, about 3 cups
  • 1 bunch fresh watercress, trimmed about 2 cups
  • 1 medium size fennel bulb, thinly sliced about 2 cups
  • 4 green onions, sliced about 1.4 cup
  • ¼ cup pistachios
  • 3 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Mix lime juice and vegetable oil, season with salt and pepper, toss all ingredients
  • Summer Chopped Salad

    Serves 4- Vegan

    Blanch and ice bath chill : ¼ pound fresh green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces 5 radishes, finely diced

    Add to lightly sweeten: Agave nectar

    Place raw in a bowl:

    • ¼ English cucmber, diced
    • 12 red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered
    • 2 ears Fresh corn, kernals cut off
    • 1 avocado, diced
    • 1 cup baby arugula or rocket
    • 1 shallot, minced
    • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil
    • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano
    >Toss together with Vinaigrette:
    1 TBSP. white wine vinegar
    ½ teaspoon agave nectar
    3 Tablespoons olive oil
    Sea salt and pepper

    Lentil Vegetable Soup

    Serves 4- Vegan

    1 Tablespoon olive oil

    QuickandEasyVegetarianDietCheatSheetandRecipes.pdf

    Link to the Blue Sky Article

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