So I normally don't post recipes, but today is world vegetarian day! I've been a vegetarian for 9 years, so I thought I would share one of my favorite recipes today.
I love barbeque. I know, that's super weird since I don't eat meat, but I love the smokey and tangy flavors of BBQ sauce. So I make my own recipes! I started making this about a year ago and it's one of my favorite cold-weather comfort foods.
2 portabella mushroom caps
1 red pepper
1 cup grape tomatoes
1 white onion
1 jalapeno pepper
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
BBQ sauce (I love Wegman's Memphis style)
Start by chopping the onion and browning it in a pan with a little olive oil on medium heat for 5 minutes.
Then chop the portabellas, tomatoes, red pepper and jalapeno. Add them to the pan, and turn the heat to medium-low. Keep them on the heat, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes. Then add the black beans, making sure they're thoroughly rinsed and drained. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
Then I add the BBQ sauce and chopped cilantro. I like Wegman's brand BBQ sauce - it even says "vegan" on the bottle :)
Simmer on low heat for 10 more minutes. I like to add a little bit of cheddar to the top. Yum!