Main Dishes: Beans with Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, or Corn

african-sweet-potato-burgers-small African-Inspired Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers

These burgers, another of Susan Voisin’s creations,  are baked, so they are easily prepared in cooler months. Photo by Susan Voisin.


chickpea-and-potato-dal-boardChickpea and Potato Dal

Seasoned with asafetida, cumin, ginger and garlic, this is vegan comfort food.      Shopping List      Meal Suggestion


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFrench Lentil and Portabella Stew

Susan Voisin features mushrooms in this recipe for a meaty mouth-feel. I recommend adding 4 large potatoes instead of 1, and the stew is also delicious with regular brown lentils. Photo by Susan Voisin.

GoulashLentil and Vegetable Goulash

A hearty blend of Hungarian flavors.



plate-of-lentil-curry-shepherds-pieLentil Curry Shepherd’s Pie

Flavored with curry powder, ginger, garam masala, raisins and dried apricots.      Shopping List     Meal Suggestion


Spicy Mexican Beans with Grilled Vegetables

Grilling adds complex flavors and sweetness to the vegetables in this recipe.      Shopping List


Weeknight Lentil and Potato Stew

With lentils and mushrooms for a “meaty” mouth-feel. Seasoned with rosemary, thyme and oregano and vegan Worcestershire sauce. Perfect for a cold day.      Shopping List


Zucchini and Mushroom Quiche

Zucchini, mushrooms, onions, garlic, red pepper, sun-dried tomatoes and herbs are folded into a chickpea filling and baked in a potato crust in this savory quiche.      Shopping List