The PDQ (Pretty Darn Quick) Vegetarian Cookbook: 240 Healthy and Easy No-Prep Recipes for Busy Cooks

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Penguin, Dec 7, 2004 - Cooking - 224 pages
More than 240 healthy and easy no-prep recipes for creating delicious meals-in 30 minutes or less.

No chopping, peeling, slicing, coring, seeding, whipping, or blending required!

From appetizing hors d'oeuvres to impressive desserts, from casual weeknight suppers or elegant dinner parties, The PDQ Vegetarian Cookbook is bursting with great-tasting recipes that eliminate the prep work by taking clever advantage of the best new convenience foods and innovative time-saving techniques.

The PDQ promise:
  • More than 240 nutritious recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, main courses, side dishes, brunch, and desserts
  • No cutlery, graters, juicers, electric mixers, blenders, or food processors required
  • Tips on using convenience foods like ready-washed salad greens, pre-cut fruits and vegetables, jarred sauces, and ready-made crusts
  • Most dishes ready in 30 minutes-with minimal kitchen clean-up
  • Nutritional analysis of calories, protein, total fat, cholesterol, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and sodium for every recipe
  • More than 100 egg-free, dairy-free vegan recipes with no tofu or other substitutes needed
 

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Contents

CLARIFIED BUTTER
STIRFRIED CELLOPHANE NOODLES WITH BABY BROCCOLI AND CHINESE FIVESPICE
NOODLES WITH TOASTED ALMONDS AND POPPY SEEDS
ASIAN GINGERPEANUT NOODLES
STIRFRIED RICE NOODLES WITH CABBAGE
CHILLED SESAME NOODLES WITH CASHEWS
COLD SOBA NOODLES
CHILLED SOMEN NOODLES WITH SPICY PEANUT SAUCE

EASY APPETIZER BURRITOS
CHÈVREPESTO CROSTINI
CHICKPEAS WITH CURRIED MAYONNAISE IN LETTUCE CUPS
CHEESY ROASTED CORN DIP WITH RED WHITE AND BLUE TORTILLA CHIPS
GNOCCHI WITH CAPONATA
GREEKSTYLE CHICKPEA AND OLIVE BRUSCHETTA
MINI GREEK PITA PIZZAS
LAYERED SOUTHOFTHEBORDER PARTY DIP
CURRIED LENTILS WITH INDIAN FLATBREAD
FRESH MOZZARELLA CHERRY TOMATO AND BASIL SPEARS
BAKED OLIVES WITH RED WINE AND HERBS
MARINATED OLIVES WITH ORANGE
BROILED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM CAPS WITH GORGONZOLA BUTTER
EASY NACHOS
PESTO DIP WITH RAW VEGETABLES
PESTO TOASTS
TOASTED POT STICKERS WITH WASABI CREAM
WASABI CREAM
WARM WHITE BEAN BRUSCHETTA
BAKED VEGETABLE WONTONS WITH PINEAPPLEORANGE MIRIN DIPPING SAUCE
PINEAPPLEORANGE MIRIN DIPPING SAUCE
CREAMY ARTICHOKE SOUP WITH THYME
ITALIANSTYLE KALE AND KIDNEY BEAN SOUP
MEXICAN BEAN AND TORTILLA SOUP
MISO SOUP WITH POT STICKERS
MUSHROOMBARLEY SOUP
CURRIED PUMPKIN AND PEANUT SOUP
EASY RED PEPPER BISQUE
CURRIED SQUASH SOUP WITH FRESH GREENS
CHUNKY TOMATORICE SOUP
HEARTY BLACK BEAN SOUP
BLACKEYED PEA JAMBALAYA
BULGURCHILI BEAN STEW OVER TORTILLA CHIPS
BUTTER BEAN SOUP
QUICK CHILI BEAN POSOLE
TEXASSTYLE TWOBEAN CHILI
CURRIED TOMATOLENTIL SOUP WITH BASMATI RICE
INDONESIANSTYLE PEANUT SOUP WITH COCONUT
HEARTY MINESTRONE SOUP
BAKED POTATO SOUP
POTATO BROCCOLI AND CORN CHOWDER
ROASTED HERBED TOMATO AND WHITE BEAN SOUP
TORTELLINI AND SPINACH SOUP
MOROCCAN VEGETABLE STEW OVER COUSCOUS
BLACK BEAN SALAD WITH LIMECUMIN VINAIGRETTE
SOUTHWESTERN BLACKEYED PEA CORN AND TOMATO SALAD
BUTTER BEAN SALAD
MARINATED THREEBEAN WHOLE WHEAT COUSCOUS SALAD
WHITE BEAN AND BLUE CHEESE SALAD
WARM BROCCOLI AND MUSHROOM SALAD WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE
BROCCOLI SLAW WITH RAISINS AND CRYSTALLIZED GINGER
MARINATED OLDFASHIONED CABBAGE SALAD
MEXICANSTYLE CARROT SLAW WITH CURRANTS
ASIANSTYLE COLESLAW
TROPICAL COLESLAW
FRISÉE SALAD WITH WARM MAPLEWALNUT DRESSING
MIXED GREEN SALAD WITH HONEY MUSTARDRASPBERRY VINAIGRETTE
MESCLUN SALAD WITH HERB VINAIGRETTE
PICNIC MACARONI AND CHEESE SALAD
MARINATED MEDITERRANEAN SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES
MARINATED BABY BELLA MUSHROOM AND GRAPE TOMATO SALAD
NEW POTATO SALAD
HEARTS OF ROMAINE WITH LEMONBALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE
SPINACHMUSHROOM SALAD WITH TARRAGONDIJON DRESSING
WARM BROILED MUSHROOM AND BABY SPINACH SALAD
Eggfree with vegan option MAKES 4 MAINDISH OR 8 SIDEDISH OR APPETIZER SERVINGS
COUSCOUS SALAD WITH MARINATED GREEK VEGETABLES
MEDITERRANEAN COUSCOUS SALAD
MISO NOODLE AND MIZUNA SALAD
ORZO SALAD WITH BALSAMICTOMATO VINAIGRETTE
CURRIED ORZO SALAD WITH CHUTNEY AND ASIAN VEGETABLES
MEXICANSTYLE PASTA SALAD WITH BLACK BEANS AND CORN
PASTA SALAD WITH BROCCOLI AND HONEYDIJON DRESSING
PANTRY PASTA SALAD WITH OLIVES ARTICHOKES AND DRIED HERBS
COLD SOMEN NOODLE SALAD WITH ENOKI MUSHROOMS AND TAHINI DRESSING
ARTICHOKE AND FETA CHEESE PHYLLO PIZZA
ASIAN NOODLE AND BROCCOLI SLAW WRAP WITH BLACK BEAN MAYONNAISE AND SPROUTS
ASPARAGUS ON RYE TOASTS WITH WELSH RAREBIT SAUCE
BAKED FOCACCIA SANDWICH WITH MARINATED VEGETABLES AND OLIVES
BEAN ENCHILADAS WITH GREEN SAUCE
BLACK BEAN BURRITOS
BLACK BEAN PATTIES
CHIPOTLE MAYONNAISE
BLACK BEAN TACOS
CAJUNSTYLE VEGGIERICE CAKES WITH CREOLEHONEY MUSTARD MAYONNAISE
CREOLEHONEY MUSTARD MAYONNAISE
CALIFORNIASTYLE WHITE TORTILLA PIZZAS
CARIBBEAN BLACK BEAN RELISH ROLLUPS
CHEESE QUESADILLAS
CLASSIC CHEESELESS PIZZA ALLA MARINARA
ENGLISH MUFFIN PIZZAS
GARLIC BREAD
GARLIC PITA TOASTS
GRILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM SANDWICHES WITH PAPRIKA AÏOLI
PAPRIKA AÏOLI
MEXICANSTYLE PIZZA
PESTO PIZZA WITH FRESH MOZZARELLA AND CHERRY TOMATOES
PINEAPPLE PIZZA
PITA STUFFED WITH CHICKPEAS IN TAHINI SAUCE
POLENTA PIZZA WITH ROASTED RED PEPPERS
PROVENÇALSTYLE GOAT CHEESE AND OLIVE FOCACCIA
REFRIED BEAN TOSTADAS
RICE AND BEAN EMPANADAS
SMOKED PROVOLONE AND ROASTED RED PEPPER PANINI
SPINACH AND CHEESE STROMBOLI
SPINACH TOMATO AND MOZZARELLA FRENCH BREAD MELTS WITH PESTO
TEXMEX BAKED POTATOES WITH CHILI BEANS
THAI VEGETABLE STIRFRY WRAP WITH HOT PEANUT SAUCE
HOT PEANUT SAUCE
THREECHEESE CALZONES
VEGGIEHUMMUS WRAPS
BOW TIE PASTA WITH SUNDRIED TOMATOES AND OLIVES
WHOLE WHEAT FETTUCCINE WITH GOAT CHEESE PINE NUTS AND RAISINS
FUSILLI WITH SPICY BABY BROCCOLI AND CAPERS
FRESH LEAF SPINACH LASAGNA
LINGUINE WITH FETA AND MINT
LINGUINE WITH PANTRY MARINARA SAUCE
LINGUINE WITH TOMATOBASIL SAUCE
SZECHUANSTYLE LO MEIN STIRFRY WITH BROCCOLI SLAW AND PEANUTS
ENLIGHTENED MACARONI AND CHEESE
SKILLET MACARONI AND CHEESE WITH BROCCOLI
BUTTERED NOODLES WITH CAPERS AND LEMON
MUSHROOM STROGANOFF NOODLES
ONESKILLET PASTA AND MUSHROOMS WITH MARSALA
PENNE WITH RED PEPPER CREAM AND PINE NUTS
RIGATONI AL FORNO
SHELLS WITH BLACK BEAN SALSA
CHEESESTUFFED SHELLS
SPAGHETTI WITH RED SAUCE
CURRIED VERMICELLI WITH CHICKPEAS
JAPANESE VERMICELLI IN PEANUT SAUCE
CAULIFLOWER AND WAGON WHEELS WITH GREEN OLIVECAPER SAUCE
BAKED ZITI WITH CAPONATA AND THREE CHEESES
BARLEYFILLED CABBAGE ROLLS WITH TANGY TOMATOMUSTARD SAUCE
TANGY TOMATOMUSTARD SAUCE
TOASTED BARLEY AND ORZO WITH BLACKEYED PEAS
BULGUR PILAF WITH CHICKPEAS
CHILIBEAN AND CHEESE CASSEROLE
COUSCOUSSTUFFED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM CAPS WITH PESTO
CURRIED ISRAELI COUSCOUS WITH RAISINS AND COCONUT
TOASTED ISRAELI COUSCOUS WITH CHICKPEAS AND TAHINI
WHOLE WHEAT COUSCOUS WITH PEAS PEARL ONIONS AND ARTICHOKES
LENTILS WITH SPINACH AND BASIL OVER RICE
HERBED POLENTA PIE WITH CAPONATA AND PINE NUTS
Vegan MAKES 4 MAINDISH OR 6 TO 8 SIDEDISH SERVINGS
CARIBBEANSTYLE RICE AND GREEN PIGEON PEAS
CUBANSTYLE BLACK BEANS AND RICE
CURRIED PEAS IN COCONUT SAUCE OVER BASMATI RICE
DIXIE GREEN RICE WITH BLACKEYED PEAS
ITALIANSTYLE BROWN RICE WITH ARTICHOKES AND PEAS
MEXICAN RICE AND BEAN CASSEROLE
STIRFRIED CINNAMONCURRIED RICE WITH PEAS DRIED FRUIT AND COCONUT
STIRFRIED ASIAN VEGETABLES OVER RICE WITH THAI CURRY SAUCE
THAI CURRY SAUCE
SZECHUAN SALAD BAR STIRFRY WITH BROWN RICE
SUMMER SUCCOTASH AND RICE
TEXMEX RICE AND TWOBEAN PILAF
EASY RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND BASIL
TACO CASSEROLE WITH REFRIED BEANS AND CORN
SAUTÉED ARTICHOKES WITH GARLIC AND THYME
ASPARAGUS IN LEMONTHYME SAUCE
ROASTED ASPARAGUS WITH SHERRYSHALLOT DRESSING
BEETS DIJON
ORANGEGLAZED CHINESESTYLE BEETS
BROCCOLI WITH CHEESE SAUCE
BABY BROCCOLI WITH HONEYLEMON PEANUT SAUCE
ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH OLIVE OIL AND COARSE SALT
GINGERGLAZED BABY CARROTS
ROASTED CARROTS WITH CHUTNEY
SHREDDED CARROTS TERIYAKI
CAULIFLOWER WITH CURRIED YOGURT SAUCE
CURRIED YOGURT SAUCE
CHILILIME CORN
CORN ON THE COB WITH CAJUN BUTTER
CAJUN BUTTER
ROASTED EGGPLANT AND ZUCCHINI WITH TAHINIYOGURT SAUCE
TAHINIYOGURT SAUCE
GREEN BEANS WITH HORSERADISH CREAM SAUCE
HORSERADISH CREAM SAUCE
CREAMY POLENTA WITH PARMESAN
EASY POTATOES AU GRATIN
PANROASTED BABY YUKON GOLD POTATOES WITH GARLIC AND PAPRIKA
OVENROASTED POTATOES WITH CUMIN
STEAMED CONFETTI POTATOES WITH FRESH HERBS
CURRIED GOLDEN NEW POTATOES
BOILED NEW POTATOES WITH LEMONCAPER AÏOLI
LEMONCAPER AÏOLI
MAKEAHEAD BAKED MASHED POTATOES
SCALLOPED POTATOES DIJONNAISE WITH TARRAGON
TWICEBAKED STUFFED POTATOES WITH HUMMUS
COCONUT JASMINE RICE WITH GINGER
LEMONHERB RICE WITH MUSHROOMS
SPANISH RICE
THAISTYLE CURRIED GOLDEN RICE
CHILLED SUGAR SNAP PEAS IN SESAMEMUSTARD VINAIGRETTE
SESAME SNAP PEAS
SUGAR SNAP PEAS WITH ALMONDS AND GARLIC
MARINATED SNOW PEAS AND CARROTS
CREAMED SPINACH
WILTED SPINACH WITH GARLIC
SWEET POTATO GRATIN
SWEETANDSOUR ASIAN VEGETABLES
Eggs
BASIL ARUGULA AND MUSHROOM FRITTATA
BREAKFAST BURRITOS
BREAKFAST PIZZA
BROCCOLI AND CHEESE OMELET
FRIED EGGS AND SALSA ON CORN TORTILLAS
OVENBAKED CINNAMON FRENCH TOAST
POACHED EGGS ON ENGLISH MUFFINS WITH WELSH RAREBIT SAUCE
WELSH RAREBIT SAUCE
SKILLET BREAKFAST POTATOES
SOUTHWESTERNSTYLE BAKED POLENTA AND EGG CASSEROLE
SPANISH TORTILLA
CHERRY TOMATO GRATIN
TWOINGREDIENT APPLE STRUDEL
BANANAS WITH CHOCOLATECOCONUT SAUCE
CHOCOLATECOCONUT SAUCE
MAPLEGLAZED BANANAS WITH PECANS
SUMMER BERRIES WITH SPICED CRÈME FRAÎCHE
BLUEBERRIES IN CASSIS OVER LEMON SORBET
BLUEBERRY GRANOLA COBBLER
CHERRYCRANBERRY COMPOTE IN PUFF PASTRY CUPS
EASY CHOCOLATEHAZELNUT FONDUE
CHOCOLATEGRANOLA REFRIGERATOR COOKIES
GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE SUNDAES
CRUNCHY TOASTED COCONUT ICE CREAM BALLS
COCONUT SORBET WITH PINEAPPLEGINGER SAUCE
HAWAIIAN COCONUT PUDDING PIE
MEDITERRANEAN DRIED FRUIT COMPOTE
TOASTED HAZELNUT ICE CREAM WITH FRANGELICO
LEMON TARTS
FRESH MELON KEBOBS WITH HONEYYOGURT SAUCE
CRUNCHY GRANOLA PEACH GRATIN
BAKED PEARS WITH CARAMEL AND AMARETTI
PINEAPPLE CRISP
RASPBERRIES WITH AMARETTO CREAM
MINI RASPBERRY PHYLLO TARTS
COCONUT STICKY RICE PUDDING
MEXICAN RICE PUDDING
CHOCOLATEDIPPED STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRYORANGE PARFAITS
FRUITED TAPIOCA PUDDING
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About the author (2004)

Donna Klein, a food writer who has contributed to The Washington Post, Vegetarian Gourmet, Veggie Life, The Herb Companion, and Yoga Journal, studied French regional cooking at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris.

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