Legume Recipes

Click here for a Downloadable PDF French Lentil and Swiss Chard Risotto Ingredients 1 bay leaf 6 sprigs fresh thyme, plus 2 teaspoons leaves 1/3 cup French green lentils, picked over 1 large bunch Swiss chard (about 1 1/4 pounds) 2 large leeks (about 3/4 pound), white...

Savory Sun Oven Pumpkin Cookies

This recipe is a work in progress. I’m always looking for healthy, portable, savory foods that can be consumed without being reheated for hikes, packed lunches, or picnics. I’ve been creating this recipe in my head since baking the batch of pumpkin oatmeal...

Vegetarian “Crab” Cakes

The creator of this recipe claims these vegetarian patties are similar to the crab cakes found on the east coast. I’ve never had a real Maryland style crab cake so I can’t verify that statement. The technique, however, makes some of the best textured...

Solar Lentil and Chickpea Stew

If you can fit the tomato mixture in a separate pot and put it in the Sun Oven along with the lentils don’t hesitate to do so. By adding it to the main pot when it’s already hot the stew will cook faster. Moroccan Style Lentil and Chickpea Stew Ingredients...

Salty, Crunchy, Solar Snack

Here’s a sun baked crunchy snack that healthier and more filling than chips. This batch was made with chili powder, but different seasonings would also work. Keep an eye on them or they could burn, mine were rescued just in time. Sun Roasted Chickpeas...
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