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Chickpea Fries

Posted by: EatFree

March 20th, 2013 >> Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • Cooking Spray
  • 3 cups chickpea flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1.5 teaspoons dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Canola oil for deep frying

Directions:

  1. Coat bottom of saute pan with cooking spray.  Add rest of ingredients.  Combine thoroughly.  Whisk in water slowly.  Set pan on medium low heat and keep whisking until all lumps are gone and mixture starts to thicken (it will leave sides of pan and leave a light coating on bottom.)  Dump onto a sprayed sheet pan and let cool completely.
  2. Heat oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for deep frying.  Cut thick matchsticks out of cooled chickpea mixture.  Drop into oil gently and fry for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.  Drain and serve with condiment of choice!

Dill Potato Chips

Posted by: EatFree

March 19th, 2013 >> Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Idaho potatoes, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated onion
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • canola oil for deep frying

Directions:

  1. Mandoline potatoes into thin slices.  Submerge in cool water for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile combine rest of ingredients except for oil and set aside.
  3. Heat oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Pat potato slices dry.   Fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.  Drain and toss with dill mixture immediately. (Chips will crisp up further upon sitting).  Enjoy!

 

Salsa Verde

Posted by: EatFree

March 18th, 2013 >> Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1 lemon’s worth)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (about 1 lemon’s worth)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup parsley

Directions:

Whisk together all ingredients except capers, raisins, and parsley until smooth.  Stir in capers, raisins, and parsley.  Enjoy atop of any protein  or stir into 3-4 cups of any cooked whole grain!

Spicy Olive Tapenade

Posted by: EatFree

March 14th, 2013 >> Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 dried figs, cut in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Directions:

Process together all ingredients except lemon zest and parsley in food processor until slightly coarse.  Stir in lemon zest and parsley.  Enjoy atop of crostini, tofu, or chicken!