Solar Baked Rice and Cauliflower

This is reminiscent of a traditional Southern Italian pasta dish; pasta con cavolfiore. Substituting rice for the pasta makes it more Sun Oven friendly but just as delicious. Cauliflower Pilaf Ingredients 3 cups vegetable broth 1 small cauliflower, florets only 1...

Bright Red Solar Beet Pilaf

Beets and butternut squash were all I had left from last week’s vegetable delivery. I’m still deciding what to do with the squash. The beets I used to make the colorful rice pilaf. The recipe is a combination of a couple I found on line, one for pasta and...

Sun Baked Black Rice

At the grocery store I always keep a look out for new foods. Recently a package of black rice caught my eye and my imagination. The instructions on the box said to let it simmer stovetop for 25 minutes but we all know I had to wait for a sunny day like today to cook...

Solar Rice and Lentil Loaf

I serve this vegetarian main course with vegetarian gravy (made from a mix), mashed potatoes, and a mixed salad. Sun Oven Brown Rice and Lentil Loaf Ingredients 2 cups cooked lentils, drained 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, finely chopped 2...

Sun Oven Black Bean Rice

The next time you make a pot of black beans save some of the cooking liquid for a batch of solar cooked black bean rice. It makes a great side dish to just about any South-of-the-border entree. Black Bean Rice Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup medium grain rice...
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