Artichoke Hummus and Harissa Roasted Vegetable Tacos

This is our 350th post!

For the hummus:
1 can white beans, drained and rinsed
2 TBL lemon juice
1 jar artichokes, drained
1/4 cup olives, drained
1 TBL olive oil
1 garlic clove, chopped

Blend until smooth.

For the roasted veg:
4 turnips, chopped into 1-inch pieces
1.5 cups radishes, chopped in half
1 red bell pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
1/3 cup harissa
1 TBL olive oil

Preheat oven to 425 F. Prepare a baking sheet with foil. Toss vegetables with harissa and oil, then spread evenly on the pan. Bake 30-40 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and slightly browned.

Serve in tortillas or pitas. Spicy!

Garden of eatin’

A few shots of simple, summer meals.

From bottom to top: Swiss Chard; black and pinto beans with corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, and leeks; avocado and pineapple salsa with cilantro. Homemade chips on the side.

Pickled cabbage with beans, corn, cucumber, and tomatoes, topped with guacamole. Side of sauteed zucchini and squash with cumin and oregano.

Best lettuce of the season with lemon vinaigrette, topped with fresh green pea dip.

Roasted veggies, side of harissa hummus and chard.

White bean dip with roasted mushrooms and asparagus

First, toss 16 oz of mushrooms and one large bunch of asparagus with olive oil, salt and pepper. Then for about 10 minutes at 400 degrees. Set aside to cool.

For the white bean dip, drain and rinse one can of white beans. Add 2 TBL raw cashews, 1/2 cup tomatoes, 1 shallot (chopped), 2 TBL tahini, 2 TBL lemon juice, and some salt and pepper, then blend well until smooth and slightly pink. You may need more tomatoes depending on your tastes.

Top fresh arugula with mushrooms and asparagus, white bean dip, and slice black olives. BOOM.