Curried Chickpea Vegetable Soup

Serves 4 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon za’atar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup diced yellow onion 1/2 cup diced carrots 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup diced Swiss chard stems 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon curry powder 3 cups coarsely chopped Swiss chardContinue reading “Curried Chickpea Vegetable Soup”

Onion Mushroom Dal with Sri-Lankan Inspired Seasoning

This recipe features MOLA Foods‘ Sri-Lankan Inspired Seasoning Blend, and while traditionally served with rice, it is also great with a piece of firm whitefish, like halibut or cod. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 1 medium onion 8 ounces portobello mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon MOLA Sri-Lankan Inspired Blend 1 1/2 teaspoons kosherContinue reading “Onion Mushroom Dal with Sri-Lankan Inspired Seasoning”

Ethiopian-Seasoned Chickpea Vegetable Soup

serves 4 Here’s another recipe using one of Mola’s seasoning blends. While I chose the Ethiopian-Inspired Blend, it would work well with almost any of Mola’s blends. If you like things really spicy, garnish with one of Mola’s Chili Relishes. (This is an excellent time for you to jump over to Mola’s website and seeContinue reading “Ethiopian-Seasoned Chickpea Vegetable Soup”

Vietnamese-Inspired Shrimp and Cabbage Salad

Recently I was invited by LaFortune Jeannette Djabea, the founder and owner of MOLA Foods, to develop some recipes for a cookbook inspired by her unique and flavorful bottled spice blends. The spice blends, cookbook, and other products are available at the MOLA website. This salad is just what I’m looking for in these post-holidayContinue reading “Vietnamese-Inspired Shrimp and Cabbage Salad”