Lentil & Sweet Potato Calzones
Jul25

Lentil & Sweet Potato Calzones

Accompany these delicious calzones with homemade Chimichurri Sauce or salsa verde made from local grown herbs. 1 cup (250 ml) warm water 2 tsp (10 ml) active dry yeast 3 cups (750 ml) organic flour 1 1/2 tsp (8 ml) salt 3 tbsp (45 ml) cold pressed canola or sunflower oil 3 sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean, roasted at 400°F (200°C)* 2 yellow onions, peeled, sliced, caramelized until brown 2 tbsp (30 ml) local canola oil 8 cloves garlic,...

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Red Lentil Crusted Albacore Tuna with Beluga Lentil and Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette
Apr11

Red Lentil Crusted Albacore Tuna with Beluga Lentil and Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Araxi Chef Quang Dang created this albacore tuna dish a few years ago for a national lentil contest. It’s easy, gluten free and very creative!  1 small albacore tuna loin, trimmed 2 cups (500 mL) red lentils, ground in a spice grinder then sifted 2 Tbsp (30 mL)   salt 2 Tbsp (30 mL) black pepper, finely ground 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil In a bowl, combine lentils, salt and pepper. Using a baking sheet, evenly spread out the...

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Sweet Potato and Curried Red Lentil Pizza
Mar18

Sweet Potato and Curried Red Lentil Pizza

A high protein, utterly delicious new way of making a pizza. ¾ cup (180 mL) dry red lentils 1½ (375 mL) cups water 1 Tbsp (15 mL)  olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, chopped ½ small eggplant, diced 1 lb (500 g) sweet potato, cubed 1 can (28 oz – 796 mL) Italian Style diced tomatoes, un-drained 1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger 1½ (7 mL) tsp curry powder 1½ tbsp (22 mL) ground cumin Salt and pepper to taste 1 (12 inch)...

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