Vegetables and legumes

Plant based meals are the foundation of the mediterranean diet. Vegetables, lentils and pulses are used in soups, salads, stews and pasta recipes even in street food and snacks. Vegetables are a very important part of the mediterranean and Italian diet. There is rarely a meal with a vegetable of some kind. You can use what you have on hand to make any pasta or risotto. The following recipes will help you know more about on how to start enjoying your vegetable more often in your diet, and reap the immense benefit of that new habit.

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spinach and beans stew

Spinach and beans stew

Spinach and beans stew: a super simple stew for a mid-week plant based meal Mid-week dinners for me are often a challenge, and this spinach and beans stew is a

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Stinging nettle ravioli

Stinging nettle ravioli

Love home made pasta? This stinging nettle ravioli is the perfect addition to your recipe book! This recipe is simple and you can gather the filling in your own garden!

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Rocket pesto with almonds

Tired of the classic basil pesto? Try this rocket and almond pesto. Basil pesto is a very staple recipe all around the world lately, but if you want to try

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Asparagus and walnut spaghetti

This asparagus and walnut spaghetti is super flavorful and adds lots of nutrients to our diet. Central Italy, in particular the Appenini mountains, may be the place where this asparagus

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fried artichokes

Fried artichokes

Fried artichokes are a real delicacy, crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside. If you have been in Rome chances are you have eaten fried artichokes. The Ghetto

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Pasta with zucchini recipe

Loving zucchini? here is a pasta with zucchini recipe you will love! Zucchini are usually considered a bland veggie, something that is not so flavorful, but this pasta with zucchini

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Sun-dried tomato spread

This sun-dried tomato spread is perfect as spread on bread, with pasta, on pizza, well the list might go on and on. Nothing like tomatoes makes you think of pasta,

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